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whnay.'s good taste thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Van Veen

    Van Veen Distinguished Member

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    I call it the "Clooney"...

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  2. Burton

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    Eventually it will be, like many other bad looks, a great way to date a photo.
     


  3. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    people have been doing that for years though.
     


  4. Baron

    Baron Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    I do it myself with non-business suits sometimes, so it can't be all that bad.
     


  5. Van Veen

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    I think the essence of the "Clooney"/"happy hour look" is business suit with white shirt and no tie.
     


  6. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    NOBD - ziet er geweldig uit.
     


  7. ColdEyedPugilist

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    Here's are some tricks I often use:

    1) Look at the pattern from afar; what colours dominate? E.g. a blue tie with very distinct brown circles may actually look brown when you stand at arm's length and look in the mirror.

    2) Do not let the aesthetic beauty of the pattern be the sole driver of your choice. Consider what shirts, suits, sport jackets you may pair well with the tie. Do you have these?

    3) Return to 1.

    CEP
     


  8. in stitches

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    thanks CPE, good advise. i have actually been focusing more and more on #2 lately.
     


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    I would appreciate any comments on this combination. I apologize in advance for the iPhone photo under fluorescent lights. It is all I have at the moment. The lower half is light grey trousers with dark brown nst chukkas.

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    Aaron
     
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  10. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    This look has been with us since the early 90's and is part of the ongoing trend of casualization. I don't like it, but I don't think it's going away any time soon.
     


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    Think I will give it a go today. I wish I had a neat print tie in this maroon colour, but maybe this is still in good taste?

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    Oh, and the suit is navy, and shirt is pale pink with a very fine stripe. The camera messed the suit color up really bad.
     
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  12. niidawg3

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    Its been a while ... X-Post from WAYWRN ...
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    Manton avert your eyes at my square ... lol
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    o/o this isn't one of your shining moments. Colors are all over the place
     


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