Whither Vox?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Montauk, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. Xiaogou

    Xiaogou Senior member

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    Vox used to be a prolific poster, and there were several outstanding pictures of his outfits and style. Unfortunately, just before F. Corbera made an appearance, he pretty much took down all his pictures.

    I believe Steed's image gallery still contains some of his pictures (the ones with his face masked out).

    Say what you will, the man had keen wit and his intelligence was anything but "perceived". I particularly miss those posts when the likes of Vox would expound upon interesting trivia or adventures, sartorial or otherwise, accompanied by photographs (the Swiss Army Suit or the anatomy of the 7 fold tie come to mind). Moreover, Vox had some wonderful insights into certain places and times in our society (the gilded age comes to mind) that was very educational.

    It was far from hero worship -- it was admiration, plain and simple, of a well dressed and well rounded man with the intellectual prowess to match. It's not often that one stumbles upon such. At least not
    on these boards.



    + infinity. Vox was full of insight and knowledge. In short, he was...is the ducks nuts. [​IMG]
     


  2. james_timothy

    james_timothy Senior member

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    cosigned.

    and of course, he had to have been ducking nuts to have spent so much time here.
     


  3. RSS

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    Arrested? Institutionalized? Employed?
    He PMed me this week ... so he's around.
     


  4. NORE

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    Bill, aka vox, aka F. Corbera has a raging boner right now because of this thread.

    Also, gdl has moved on to dressing like a teenager and is also becoming a professional snitch.


    Better than dressing like a short bus rider and a being a professional scammer.

    26 January 2011

    [​IMG]

    Today? A tie.

    Well done.


    - B


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  5. james_timothy

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  6. lasbar

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    He PMed me this week ... so he's around.

    They all are lurking around like Shakespearian ghosts...
     


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    ^^^ Yes, yes, yes. I get more PMs from former posters than current posters.
     


  8. lasbar

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    ^^^ Yes, yes, yes. I get more PMs from former posters than current posters.

    You're part of the Sartorial Opus Dei...

    Any interesting inky blue fabrics in your wardrobe?
     


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    Any interesting inky blue fabrics in your wardrobe?
    No. I saw your post on the point, but am afraid I can't help. I have a nice mid-blue (slighly greyed) birdseye ... but nothing in a solid inky blue. I plan to follow that thread.
     


  10. Metlin

    Metlin Senior member

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    You're part of the Sartorial Opus Dei... Any interesting inky blue fabrics in your wardrobe?
    You know, Lasbar, I ran into a gentleman the other day who was impeccably dressed in what looked like a deep shade of Royal/Turkish blue ink-colored DB suit with dark blue pinstripes. It looked rather striking. Unfortunately, he was a rather senior executive and it would have been awkward to broach the topic of the material of his suit in the presence of our mutual colleagues. I'm hoping that if and when I run into him the next time, I would ask him for the details.
     


  11. bellyhungry

    bellyhungry Senior member

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    I just had lunch with Edwin DeBoise and his son Matthew of Steed, and Edwin's brother John of Castle Tailors. Plenty of champagne and good conversation. And SR gossip, of course.

    Next up from Steed? Two jackets in W. Bill handwoven Donegal, done up with three patches, front cut, swelled edges, and three to two, with the more swept fronts that I'm doing on Steed SBs. I took delivery last week of a fantastic Steed DB in black Lesser Golden Bale with a faint gray windowpane: handsomely SF-unfriendly.

    For those of you with kind words, thank you. For those of you with unkind words?

    Well done, but work on your technique.


    - B


    I thought Vox/F.Corbera moved from House of Steed to Napoli Su Misura for his bespoke needs? What gives?
     


  12. haganah

    haganah Senior member

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    I've been looking at this board for about a year on a fairly regular almost daily basis. In that time I might have seen two actual photos of him (was that really him in the wayfarer type shades and unbelievable vampiric black dye job?) and struggle to recall him posting any genuine well meant advice.

    What I do recall is what I posted above. He was the Dennis Miller of this board. In so much hurry to demonstrate his hilarious wit and self perceived intelligence any value in what he had to say was lost. Whenever I saw him contribute to a thread it almost always caused me to groan inwardly and very rarely offered anything germane to the point being discussed. I have to wonder if before my time he was some kind of maven who drowned in jealousy once a significant chunk of igents found their way to this board and were able to approach and even eclipse his own level.

    Now I do miss lufty and his vintage choices, and haven't seen many of TC's classy cuts lately.


    You are such a pussy. I needed to say that.
     


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    You know, Lasbar, I ran into a gentleman the other day who was impeccably dressed in what looked like a deep shade of Royal/Turkish blue ink-colored DB suit with dark blue pinstripes. It looked rather striking.

    Unfortunately, he was a rather senior executive and it would have been awkward to broach the topic of the material of his suit in the presence of our mutual colleagues. I'm hoping that if and when I run into him the next time, I would ask him for the details.


    I look forward to the info..

    Cheers.
     


  14. teddieriley

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    Wait, you smell that?
    You are such a pussy. I needed to say that.

    [​IMG] So what do you really think?
     


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    Your guess is as good as mine.

    Mike

    Sorry, that was a joke referencing Vox's bear coat.
     


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