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whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. Pingson

    Pingson Senior member

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    Remarkably few photos in this thread lately. Since yesterdays fit was universally hated (for good reasons :D ) here's another try which I hope is far less offensive.

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  2. Betelgeuse

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    @mafoofan: question, with no intentions to bother you or something like that, but my sister arrived from Vegas yesterday, and she bought me a pocket square, but it's cotton... how should I fold (or not fold) that?
     
  3. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    lolz.

    imo, even a non professional can get good iphone pice. its more about lighting and angle. it takes about 30 seconds to crop and color adjust a pic with any one of many camera apps.

    obvi a dslr is better, but just because its an iphone does not mean the pics have to be crap. if you care, they can be good. if you dont care, then dont be upset when people say your pictures suck.

    :)
     
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  4. Pingson

    Pingson Senior member

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    QFT

    It's amazing how much natural lighting helps for taking good pictures - even an iPhone can take really good photos with the right light conditions (heck my iPhone camera blows away my three-year old compact camera)
     
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  5. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

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    Tweed with madder. Are four patterns ever in good taste?

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    I keep reaching for this hanky over and over - I think I should reconsider my collection.
     
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  6. VictorSFreturn

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    I just wish all of this approach in this thread.

    After all, if you have time to spend a lot of time discussing in our clothes - why not spend some of that time on a normal picture?

    The fact that there is no time - no excuses.
    If not disingenuous - that if there was no time - we would not spend a lot of time for discussion of any itemization!

    This is to be honest!


    It's about pictures.

    For the rest, I have already said.

    Executive Summary - style and good taste is very, very many factors and neck area - only a small part of it.

    Not with a bad neck area claim to have good taste.

    But one only good neck area does not mean it's a good taste, if at large, in full growth - seen a lot of mistakes and bad plays a factor.


    We must remember - we are not individual particles, and a solid object, and we look a whole, not in parts.
    If you think otherwise - it is self-deception.
     
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  7. Elegantly Wasted

    Elegantly Wasted Senior member

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    PM sent.
     
  8. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Probably TV-fold.
     
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  9. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    diaz - i like, but the shirt looks solid in the pic.
     
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    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    click on it.
     
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    Good taste or not, that's one of the better four pattern combinations I've seen IMO. :foo: is going to hate the square though :D
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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  13. NOBD

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    I understand and appreciate that. Shoes, however, should always be included. Ten times as important as the silly pieces of cloths we put in our breast pockets in whatever silly way.
     
  14. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Not really, the hank is important because the eye sees all four elements -- shirt, tie, jacket and square -- at once, in the same image. You typically have to look down to see the shoes and most people, most of the time, don't bother.
     
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  15. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    victor, I don't think you quite understand the purpose/spirit of this thread. All your frustrations are about things that are, strictly speaking, off topic.

    This is about learning what constitutes good taste according to a certain tradition. From your pics, I can see that you sometimes do very well according to that standard and other times veer from it. Your pics are always well shot and your combinations are always thoughtful and coherent. But they aren't always "in good taste." If you want a definition of what I mean by the latter, it would be "according to the standards of Style Forvm groupthink as established by a dozen or so members who mostly agree on everything."
     
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  16. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    doh. i always forget that, thanks.
     
  17. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    depends on where your standing/crouching. :eek:
     
  18. Elegantly Wasted

    Elegantly Wasted Senior member

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    FTFY.

    :slayer:
     
  19. edmorel

    edmorel Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I no longer know what this threak is about :confused:
     
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  20. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    it's about how to dress like Mariano Rubinacci.

    WWMW?

    -or-

    WMWT?
     
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