whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

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    Suede oxfords / bluchers would work IMO. You get the texture but the formality is on the same plane.

    At any rate, it's nitpicking and you look good despite Hampton's monosyllabic grunting.
     
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    Was probably wearing 'em too high. Or are you not talking about the epic camel toe?
     
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    I may have missed something but it appears you wear pants that are extremely full. Is it a weight thing? You seem trim everywhere else.
    Have you ever been in NYC? Specifically the Church's store on Madison Ave?
     
  4. RDiaz

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    Those are not that full, specially below the knees. Leg opening is just short of 8". It's the pose.

    That said, I carry like 30 pounds of extra weight at the lower waist and hips only, and my legs are not skinny. I'm thin from the waist up. I look ridiculous in tapered pants, trust me.
     
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    I believe the correct term would be moose knuckle?
     
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    I just finished reading this entire thread from the beginning (no small feat). Very enlightening indeed! Now I know light blue shirts are required in most all tasteful fits. :) I am disappointed though to see the original arbiters of good taste are not posting any longer and hope that is not permanent. It would be a shame for the thread to lose them.
     
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    Haha, I wore suede bluchers with this suit the next day. And thanks!


    No, sorry, must have been my seperated-at-birth twin.
     
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    Sander, who makes your glasses? oliver peoples omalley?
     
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    Did....what...are you....referring to Diaz's cojones?

    EDIT: I see that question has been answered.
     
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    love it. great tie and knot. what kind of shoes did you opt for? suede?
     
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    A light blue ocbd wih a soft roll would look much better, IMO. However, the colors may be off.
     
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    I get them mixed up (english is not my mother's tongue) , but yeah you're right. A camel toe would be disconcerting [​IMG]
     
  14. Cantabrigian

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    Edmorel - is that you?

    I agree with Victor - would be better with a blue shirt. But i like that collar. And the tie knot.
     
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    Thanks, actually calf/suede combination wingtips
    The color is a bit off in the pictures, the shirt is light blue, and tie appears orange but is more of a medium light brown. But I do agree with the ocbd.
     

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