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White Bucks- Nautical?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by RyJ Maduro, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. RyJ Maduro

    RyJ Maduro Distinguished Member

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    Would white bucks be considered nautical?

    We're having a beach/nautical themed social tonight and I didn't feel like wearing my Sperrys; obviously bucks are out of season, but so are swim trunks and the like...
     


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    Would white bucks be considered nautical?
    Not that I'm aware of (I could be wrong).
     


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    Not nautical but they're worn in summer when people were more likely to be found at marinas and will work with blue blazer and white pants.
     


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    White bucks are more closely associated with golf than yachting sir. May I suggest a pair of clean canvass sneakers or a light coloured pair of leather deck shoes.
     


  5. RyJ Maduro

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    Not nautical but they're worn in summer when people were more likely to be found at marinas and will work with blue blazer and white pants.

    This is what I was originally thinking, but with Nantucket red shorts and a blazer.

    Thanks for the replies, gentlemen. I'll go with the Topsiders.
     


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    Make sure to take your drivers license or Age of Majority Card sir...with an outfit like that you may be mistaken for a high school freshman
     


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    Make sure to take your drivers license or Age of Majority Card sir...with an outfit like that you may be mistaken for a high school freshman

    Perhaps in England, sir.

    Here in the colonies it is a perfectly fratastic outfit.
     


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    I do beg your pardon, sir. I haven't been to the colonies for some time, though I should have known that bad taste never goes out of style in America.
     


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    I do beg your pardon, sir. I haven't been to the colonies for some time, though I should have known that bad taste never goes out of style in America.

    I may very well instead wear my mint green short trousers, embroidered all about with marlins in an emblematic motif.

    I do hope such a suggestion did not cause you to lose your monocle in your claret cup.
     


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    A wise choice sir. I know you'll be smashing success with the skanks an T.J. McDroolies
     


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    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    I would say not, since suede and water don't really mix well.
     


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    I think wearing Shorts with a blazer just doesnt make sense. (Winter wear teamed with summer???)

    How is a blazer 'winter wear'?
     


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    Water + Suede = Disaster
     


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