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White Jacket Joust - TTO vs southernstyle - Fit Battle 4/30/13

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by StyleforumRobot, Apr 30, 2013.

And the winner is...

  1. southernstyle

    22 vote(s)
    25.0%
  2. TTO

    66 vote(s)
    75.0%
  1. StyleforumRobot

    StyleforumRobot Senior member Moderator

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    TTO

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    southernstyle

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  2. Frankie22

    Frankie22 Senior member

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    TTO, tougher to fit and does not look contrived. SS fit is good but to #menswear. TTO has style.
     
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  3. poorsod

    poorsod Senior member

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    I'll put in a write in vote for unbelragazzo

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  4. gettoasty

    gettoasty Senior member

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    TTO ftw

    I have a white jacket coming in the mail :slayer:
     
  5. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    I like Southern Style in this one.

    Not really feeling the white jacket and jeans combination.

    Like the cut of Southern's jacket better too. Peak lapels, 3 piece. nice.
     
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  6. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The hat tipped it for me.
     
  7. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

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    TTO's use of contrast does it for me. SS looks good but I am just personally not a fan of all those pastels. Well done to both.
     
  8. cptjeff

    cptjeff Senior member

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    The hat and those shoes. The shoes are great. Southernstyle would have looked a lot better with a different shirt, though I admit some bias there- I can't stand contrast collar shirts.


    I wear that combo at least once a week once the weather gets warm. Well, cream, anyway.
     
  9. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    this was hard... but SS went next level

    and Frankie SS looks nothing like #menswear
     
  10. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    This is a really good contrast: both looks work IMO, but they each work the white (cream in southernstyle's case, maybe) differently to suit their own individual styles. I dig them both, but overall prefer southernstyle's interpretation this time round. Very close, though, and a great fit comparison.

    These pics make me look forward to wearing my own cream linen jacket again once the weather turns to warmth more consistently.
     
  11. mack11211

    mack11211 Senior member

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    Each has points, I guess.

    SS outfit fits throughout, and is completely coordinated in the classic way. On the other hand, it looks as if he never wore it out of the clothing store in which he took the picture.

    TTO has a coat that both fits well and looks like it has actually been worn in his actual life. On the other hand, the way his jeans widen at the sides make him look like he's wearing denim jodphurs. A well tailored coat can improve on nature; well-cut pant can do the same.

    I vote for unbel.
     
  12. poorsod

    poorsod Senior member

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    :cheers:
     
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  13. hpreston

    hpreston Senior member

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    I'll echo both HF and Mack's thoughts. It's a very close battle, there are aspects of each I like better than the other. TTO's top half is the winner, but the fit of the jeans throw it off for me. SS looks great, but as Mack says, looks like its never been worn outside. In the end, I voted SS.
     
  14. FillW

    FillW Senior member

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    Upset Alert!


    Sorry, but SouthernStyle wins this one going away...[​IMG]
     
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  15. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ha, thanks for the votes guys :cheers:
     
  16. Loathing

    Loathing Senior member

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    I have a soft spot for Southernstyles.
     
  17. TTO

    TTO Senior member

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    Thanks everyone for the votes.
    No idea what was going on with these jeans in the photo, they normally behave fairly well and are apparently flattering ( I get complimented on them quite often? ) In the end I think SS is on to a winner with that suit, If I had a job in a southern haberdashery, I think I'd be in seersucker and linen three pieces all the time, he gets my vote!
    -TTO
     
  18. TiberiasUSA

    TiberiasUSA Senior member

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    +1 :)


    for the poll though TTO jacket fits better than ss
     

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