Zuckerberg's Hoodie and what your clothing says about what you think of those around you

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by unbelragazzo, May 9, 2012.

  1. TimelesStyle

    TimelesStyle Senior member

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    Showing up to a Wall Street pre-IPO meeting in a rumpled Jos. A Bank suit that doesn't really fit (a la Buffett) is understated and not flaunting you wealth. Showing up in a hooded sweatshirt that says "fuck you, I can behave however I want, I'm Mark Zuckerburg" is the exact opposite.
     


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  4. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    There's an old interview with Buffet where he mentions that he wore Oxxford, but OTR.

    This was after his affair with Katherine Graham, but still when he had two concurrent wives ( de jure and de facto.)

    Compared to such a pillar, Zuckerberg seems pretty boring with his one new college sweetheart née wife.
     


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    that 's exaactly what he did -behaved like himself and dressed like himself, always the non-conformist.
     


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    And we can tell he is a non-conformist because he dresses like all the other non-conformists?
     


  7. TimelesStyle

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    But, stylistically speaking, there are different "myselfs". Which one presents itself depends on what I deem appropriate. If I want others in a casual environment to feel comfortable around me I'll wear jeans. If I'm going to something important I'll don a suit. If I want to say a slight "fuck you" to folks I consider needlessly uptight I'll wear jeans and a sport coat when everyone else is in a suit.
     


  8. Sir Humphrey Appleby

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    Exactly, this and the fact he's probably more comfortable in a hoodie. Not every business has to appear professional, my mum was disgusted when I bought some glasses from a company called "Specky Four Eyes" but if its cheap and their customer service is good who cares?
     


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