Your Sartorial Evolution. Photos encouraged.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Great idea, i'll be looking for some outfits to post.

    Sweet; go for it!

    Congratulations Mr. Moo. In the first picture you could be any bloke, its still better than some people you see out and about but not good.
    The final one looks like something I wouldn't be surprised to see in the covers of "Dressing the man" or similar for clean, smart refinement, very impressive.


    Thank you! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    that last jacket is just really superb

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  2. Kas

    Kas Senior member

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    Well, this is my transformation. I never quite learnt how to smile, but this is me.

    August 2007
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    October 2008
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    January 2009
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  3. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    I really enjoyed that! Congrats on your transformation [​IMG]
    +1. It's nice to see how your style progressed.
     
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    JayJay Senior member

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    Kas, this is quite a transformation. Bravo!
     
  5. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Some of us are slow learners and make no progress at all.

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    Ensemble includes:

    Brooks Brothers bowtie (BB-made from English silk, acquired new in college c.1981)
    Brooks Brothers chinos (acquired new in high school, c.1979)
    Coach belt (acquired new in college c.1982, a real luxury back then)


    - B
     
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    NaturalShoulder Senior member

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    Very impressive that you can still fit into high school pants.
     
  7. lee_44106

    lee_44106 Senior member

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    Some of us are slow learners and make no progress at all.

    [​IMG]

    Ensemble includes:

    Brooks Brothers bowtie (BB-made from English silk, acquired new in college c.1981)
    Brooks Brothers chinos (acquired new in high school, c.1979)
    Coach belt (acquired new in college c.1982, a real luxury back then)


    - B


    my goodness Vox, for a 30 year old pair of pants they look brand new!
     
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    Tarmac Senior member

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    Damn how can cotton chinos worn since 1979 still exist?

    And I never even heard of Coach before 1990.
     
  9. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Very impressive that you can still fit into high school pants.

    They've been let out a couple times...

    - B
     
  10. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Kas, you grew up for sure. Nice!
     
  11. chuckseabreeze

    chuckseabreeze Senior member

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    This thread makes me smile.
     
  12. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    my goodness Vox, for a 30 year old pair of pants they look brand new!

    I had a whole bunch of them...this is the last pair that are left, and it is almost ready to depart the Earth, sadly. I wear them seldom for that reason. Blown threads everywhere.

    Damn how can cotton chinos worn since 1979 still exist?

    And I never even heard of Coach before 1990.


    This was back when Coach was transitioning from a small, NYC maker of fine leather goods into national distribution. Check out what is stamped on the back of the belt:

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    I remember an earlier stamp that said "Manhattan" rather than just "New York City." Anyway, sic transit gloria.


    - B
     
  13. zalb916

    zalb916 Senior member

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    Some of us are slow learners and make no progress at all.

    [​IMG]

    Ensemble includes:

    Brooks Brothers bowtie (BB-made from English silk, acquired new in college c.1981)
    Brooks Brothers chinos (acquired new in high school, c.1979)
    Coach belt (acquired new in college c.1982, a real luxury back then)


    - B


    You've actually devolved. I suspect you probably had some respectable, American-made boat shoes back then that actually looked good with the outfit, as opposed to those John Lobb abortions.
     
  14. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    You've actually devolved. I suspect you probably had some respectable, American-made boat shoes back then that actually looked good with the outfit, as opposed to those John Lobb abortions.

    Yep, would have been Sperrys or LLB blucher mocs.

    The Lobbs are kinda like a combo of the two.

    I still have my last pair of made in Maine Weejuns, though:

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    - B
     
  15. chuckseabreeze

    chuckseabreeze Senior member

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    John Lobb abortions.

    Strong words.
     

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