whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. RogerC

    RogerC Senior member

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    I'm aiming for a Foo as well:

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  2. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Even if so, that's an improvement. Fewer bad examples to be copied.
     


  3. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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  4. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

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    Foo, 2 and 3 are the same outfit at different distances. Sorry for posting two at a time, but I'll be gone for five days in a few hours from now, so wanted to leave those [​IMG]

    Suggestions are duly noted, of course. I've always thought "puffing technique" is something I really need to practice, and I really do need more subtle squares...
     


  5. clapeyron

    clapeyron Senior member

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    I'll join you with the square fail. lead the way crat...


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    how many :foo:s for wearing the square folded like this. I'm still convinced that this is superior to puffed.

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  6. NOBD

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    I'd rather have some of [​IMG]'s.
     


  7. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    I can't tell the color of the shirt, which is crucial.
     


  8. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Not that you're required to notice, but he has adopted or at least tried the suggestions of many others. If you don't want to comment on his fits anymore, then just don't comment. I get that this is at least half entertainment, and snarkiness is part of the fun, but telling him his fits don't belong on StyleForum and threatening to delete future posts in this thread is excessive. Especially for a fit that by your own admission is unobjectionable, even if you find it boring. Just tell him "one at a time please until everybody gets their chance" and move along.
     
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  9. black_umbrella

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  10. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    That square is really hideous. But more importantly, it is totally unseasonable. Quite a shame, because your outfit is otherwise quite nice (I'm ignoring the coat because I can't tell what color it is). The green tie, brown jacket, light blue shirt, and medium grey trousers are fantastic together. You just need a new square. I have a navy blue Drake's unicorn square with gold and red accents that would have been quite nice here. In fact, there are a mind-boggling number of squares that would work. How on earth did you manage to pick one of the few that doesn't? Final score: :foo::foo:
     


  11. aravenel

    aravenel Senior member

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    OK, let's try this. From last week.

    I expect to lose points for the pocket square, which I agree with.

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  12. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Whether he appreciates judgment in general is irrelevant. This is a DH-created thread that is meant to specifically privilege certain members' judgment over others. Posts that derail by fundamentally rejecting the thread's premise will be deleted, regardless of who posts them.

    That's the last I'm going to say about this intra-thread. If you want to chat in PM, shoot me a message.
     
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  13. black_umbrella

    black_umbrella Senior member

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    This thread could be considered an interesting study in the tragedy of the commons....
     


  14. clapeyron

    clapeyron Senior member

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    what's the conversion rate? 1 [​IMG] = 0.8 [​IMG] = 0.5 [​IMG]
     


  15. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    You know, the color palette is quite nice--except that the white square really cuts the eye. As you might've imagined I'd say, the outfit calls for a softer, non-linen square.

    The other problem is the jacket's pattern. Glen plaid is really more appropriate for a suit.

    Final score: :foo::foo:
     


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