whnay.'s good taste thread

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

  1. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I find that "French Blue" is hard to pair with both shoes and socks.
     


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    msulinski Senior member

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    What are your thoughts on burgundy/oxblood with charcoal suits?
     


  3. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    I think burgundy-#8-oxblood all look great with nearly anything tbh, especially charcoal and navy.

    I think that's why the OneShoe is so versatile.
     


  4. teddieriley

    teddieriley Senior member

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    Wait, you smell that?
    

    Color wise, likely. Style wise, seems a bit too country.
     


  5. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    When I think about it though, I still think black is better than burgundy with charcoal.

    what I really don't like is the burgundy tones pair with creams and tans. Brown looks better IMO.

    e.g. I think this is bad
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    but this is good
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    (aside from the fact that I dislike those sloop things). (credit asuitablewardrobe.dynend.com)

    I'm sure the first one is a classic combination or whatever, I just find it jarring.
     
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  6. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

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    A large gingham is way too busy to wear with a patterned tweed. It's also too spring/summery to wear with a heavy, textured cloth. Wear it with a dark blue or tan suit or with a blue blazer.
     


  7. msulinski

    msulinski Senior member

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    Thanks. If I can wear it with a navy blazer or suit, then I am ok with it
     


  8. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    I wouldn't wear with a navy suit. I think it's either a tan suit as Canta suggested, or on its own with jeans, maybe under a cardigan or something. If not for the strong summer associations of gingham, I'd suggest wearing it under a donegal jacket, but tattersall would be the more natural partner.
     


  9. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i will most definitely not be burning it. i may sell it, i could even donate it, but destroying clothing is not a good thing to do imo. i do though have one more combination i would like to try it with. we shall see.
     


  10. bboysdontcryy

    bboysdontcryy Senior member

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    Here's Beppe wearing something similar, albeit on a smaller scale, with a tan suit.

    http://www.voxsartoria.com/image/42449843088
     
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  11. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    That part is good. The problem is he's still wearing his goddamn red socks, even with that.
     


  12. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    what is the issue with that? :devil:
     


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    Thanks for the thoughtful response.
     


  15. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    First pic looks better than the second, so I'll judge that one. It's a solid effort, Z. No problems to me. But the tie in the second shot looks awfully close to the jacket.

    Final score: :foo::foo::foo:
     
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