Why hate the navy blazer?

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  1. mrpologuy

    mrpologuy Senior member

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    I couldn't live without my navy blazer. It is something every man should own at some stage in his life. [​IMG]
     


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    Tck13 Senior member

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    Don't hate the Blazer. Hate the buttons.
     


  3. Luc-Emmanuel

    Luc-Emmanuel Senior member

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    I find the dark brown odd-jacket to be a lot more versatile than the navy one. And of course, I just can't see myself wearing one of those brass buttons ornamented abomination.

    !luc
     


  4. Jovan

    Jovan Banned for Good

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    I don't see the hate for the brass buttons... but whatever. I only like navy blazers when they're cut well and aren't a sack from Brooks Brothers or Ralph Lauren's main line.
     


  5. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    And of course, I just can't see myself wearing one of those brass buttons ornamented abomination.!luc
    Are they petit-bourgeois? [​IMG]
     


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    tangerine Senior member

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    I definitely hate the navy blue blazer. I spit in its general direction.
     


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    Don't hate the Blazer. Hate the buttons.

    word.
     


  8. Mr. Checks

    Mr. Checks Senior member

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    I definitely hate the navy blue blazer. I spit in its general direction.

    I wave my private parts in its general direction.
     


  9. thinman

    thinman Senior member

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    Don't hate the Blazer. Hate the buttons.

    LOL. So true. My next blazer may have metal buttons, but they will *not* be gold.
     


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    Vintage Gent Senior member

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    Don't hate the Blazer. Hate the buttons.

    But are not the buttons a defining element of the blazer? Take away the gilt and aren't you left with a navy odd jacket?
     


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    Why hate opera pumps?
     


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    I personally love blue blazers. Brass buttons or no, they're a staple of the wel-dresed man.
     


  13. johnapril

    johnapril Senior member

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    Huh?

    Why not JA? Why all the hostility towards it?


    Because is...because is...for me it lacks flair or interest, like the Bush administration (either). I prefer pale salmon linen, sewn by Kiton. Charcoal herringbone wool, for fall and winter. Even plaid, if not of a dogbed pattern.
     


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    Full Canvas Senior member

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    Why do all of you guys hate them so?


    Blazer Hatred? Hardly! [​IMG]

    Oxxford - Navy Blue, worsted serge, DB, 6x2 Buttons
    Oxxford - Navy Blue, worsted, SB, 2 Button
    Oxxford - Royal Blue, hopsack, SB, 2 Button
    Oxxford - Tobacco Brown, hopsack, SB, 2 Button, Patch Pockets (Tobacco Brown is for tobacco farmers!)
    Oxxford - Dark Charcoal, hopsack, SB, 2 Button
    Sulka - Navy Blue, cashmere, SB, 2 Button
    Sulka - Black, camel hair, SB, 2 Button, Patch Pockets
    Lanvin - Navy Blue, feather cloth "suede", SB, 2 Button, Patch Pockets
    _____________________________________
     


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    Because is...because is...for me it lacks flair or interest, like the Bush administration (either). I prefer pale salmon linen, sewn by Kiton. Charcoal herringbone wool, for fall and winter. Even plaid, if not of a dogbed pattern.
    John, you're a baddass. The blazer is for guys who are scared of color.
     


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