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Suit and shoes by David Drirringchedge - Wed, 14 Jan 2015 04:47:49 EST ID:LVNWVaeF No.59735 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Can I use this shoes with a black suit? To suit with the shoes and the suit, what colour should my tie be? Black?
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Ian Niggerspear - Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:58:42 EST ID:6+ryMpS+ No.59743 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Like google image sneakers+suit, they all look ridiculous, or a best, would look better wearing proper shoes. Age isn't the issue really (though where I live this is a particularly a crime of the over 40 set trying to be 'hep', especially showing their pasty ankles, urrrghhhh). Firstly where are you planning on donning this? You could get away with it like going to some shitty club with bad lighting or prom, where no one knows better. Maybe not so much anywhere else. And then why insist on it? If you like it though bro, go for it, I just think that there are better ways to go about the whole casual suit look.
Edwin Blatherfoot - Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:38:31 EST ID:sY+Bjd4y No.59744 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I am planning on doing this at college. We have a presentation and we have to wear a suit and I wanted to wear sneakers to add an irreverent touch to the look.
Sidney Pangermeck - Thu, 15 Jan 2015 03:19:38 EST ID:kYNMjKOZ No.59745 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you see old men with bad arches who cant find the right fitting shoe to wear and have really bad arthritis wearing sneakers and suits. young people like you should dress appropriate for the occasion, ie wear a fucking nice pair of shoes.
Archie Bruffingkidge - Sun, 05 Apr 2015 17:16:51 EST ID:wvNYdtIN No.60057 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I once wore a brand new pair of black suede jordans with a suit to my high school prom. I'd say it's an exception to most sneaker/suit combos, but I and everyone who saw it (including adults, teachers, and classmates) thought they went perfectly with the suit. Many adults commented on them without me even talking to them saying they've never seen someone actually pull off sneakers + suit. Just gotta find the right shoes
Clara Sepperpack - Sun, 05 Apr 2015 22:43:01 EST ID:85bEU2Hv No.60058 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>We have a presentation and we have to wear a suit and I wanted to wear sneakers to add an irreverent touch to the look.
Translation: I do not own dress shoes


tie knots by John Ceppersat - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 23:27:06 EST ID:OLGaaeh0 No.60017 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is the elredge knot considered to be unprofessional?
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Edward Nickleham - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 01:35:54 EST ID:uft+tqjE No.60020 Ignore Report Quick Reply
also this is just the shit going through my head when I see you wearing one

on a more immediate note, they're ugly
Ebenezer Hadgeman - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 09:43:33 EST ID:Rh3aKSt5 No.60022 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Alice Cridgebanks - Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:35:14 EST ID:cadi8IUs No.60042 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What's unprofessional? You can't generalize that. I would look out of place if I'd wear a tie to work at all. We have an informal dresscode and everybody at the agency is dressed in jeans and hoodies unless we're at a client meeting. It really depends on your profession and your corporate culture. If your workplace is extremely conformist, you'd probably better reserve the eldredge for weddings, parties, award ceremonies and the like. Something with an upbeat mood where it's ok to stick out a bit. Normally, nobody will mind if you rock one of these, though.

The main concern with the eldredge is being able to tie it 100% correctly and to use the right shirt and tie combo to make it look good (monochrome tie with big colared shirt in contrast color, as in your pic). If you can pull that off, it will be a nice conversation starter. If you can't, you will look like a complete idiot. So if you want to wear this one, practice till you can tie it perfectly or stick to a windsor, pratt or whatever.
Oliver Blunkinham - Fri, 03 Apr 2015 11:29:19 EST ID:hZFqTq7z No.60048 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Easy answer, yes. Even if the setting/scenario is twisted to become subjective on the question of professionalism, it still looks silly.

The whole point of a tie is to frame the face. This fat knot does nothing for that and even detracts from the face while people are trying to figure out what the hell you are playing at. Also, it is a very fat knot meaning the proper proportions of the bottom part of the tie will be completely off.

The start of the bottom triangle (not the tip) is supposed to be in line with the start of your belt/top of trousers. This will be near impossible with such a ludicrous knot.

So it's not really a question of professionalism, more just the basics of the neck tie.

Regardless of the situation, there really are only a few knots that look good. My personal favorite is the four in hand. I would wear no other. But some like the windsor, which is fine I guess, but you loose my respect a little.

The four in hand matches the base requirement to frame the face, however has a little quirk with the slight unsymmetrical nature of the knot. Also, it must have a dimple and be slightly lifting off the shirt from the neck - you should be able to place your hand under the tie and the shirt. You dont need a collar bar for this on a well tied knot.

There is a reason the four in hand has persisted for so long. Suit fashion is pretty timeless within a certain boundaries (there have been some awful modifications in this space - think massive lapels or most Italian fashion). Most of America in the 20s looked towards the Duke of Windsor as the standard of fashion at the time. And this knot is a stable of the british upper classes.

Wearing that stupid knot just makes it look like you havent taken the time to understand the suit, its components and its purposes. Read Flusser's book on male fashion for a comprehensive guide and history.
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Cyril Clengerwater - Fri, 03 Apr 2015 14:16:01 EST ID:mbDx+uQe No.60049 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's actually just about as big as a windsor. Getting the length right is easy as well. The main problem is that the outer layer always fits kinda loose while the innermost sling can tighten extremely if you pull at the long end.
So if you want to choke somebody because he's wearing an eldredge, it shouldn't be hard to do. He's already wearing a garotte around his neck.

Storm Protection by David Smallville - Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:13:23 EST ID:a34Bnwm7 No.60045 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I moved to a region with 2000 mm of rains and most of them in winter, along with very strong winds.

Shit is already started (southern hemisphere). Could somebody recommend me good fisherman-tier gear to walk outside?

Fitted Cargo Pants by Clara Bardridge - Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:36:54 EST ID:ElVE/1g0 No.59368 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I like cargo pants. Maybe that's not super hip, but I carry around a lot of shit and the extra pockets are nice, and save me from having to bring a bag just because I want to travel around town with a few extra things.
My only problem is that I don't like how baggy they are.
I found a picture of what I'm looking for but I haven't been able to find them.
Dark Camo is preferred, but I'll also accept standard straight green, and brown.
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Barnaby Bobberlere - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 02:03:53 EST ID:6NG0hF4w No.60010 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>buy cargo pants
>go to tailor
>get them fitted
Edwin Wubberfick - Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:07:20 EST ID:dXESO7KG No.60014 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Balmain makes fancy ones so H&M or Zara probably have a bootleg of them.
John Duzzlestock - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:01:53 EST ID:HiAEMiaC No.60021 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I got a pair on guylook. sizing was perfect. a geological epoch passed during shipping.
Sophie Grimlock - Sat, 21 Mar 2015 21:54:16 EST ID:ZqY8i2NT No.60032 Ignore Report Quick Reply

What you really want is the julius gasmask cargo pants, thats what you bought a knockoff of. It's only like 350-600 from domestic retailers.
Cyril Pittford - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:27:57 EST ID:HiAEMiaC No.60033 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Or I could pay rent.

Knockoff love.

forest punk/wildling/hobbit fashion by Augustus Greenfoot - Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:35:04 EST ID:PYXgHLRs No.59497 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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ok 420folks, after a long time of being broke as hell i finally have a few bucks with which to make myself look spiffy.

the only problem is, i'm having a real hard time finding clothes i like.
i just went to every store at my local mall and everything was either super modern/sleek or too big for me, so i'm coming to you guys for suggestions.

the look im going for is... idk. LOTR, but sort of punk.
also, i'm male so there's that. all the style guidesi find online are geared towards ladies...
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Priscilla Dandlesock - Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:26:13 EST ID:UoFTBURL No.59626 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ebenezer Corringberk - Sat, 06 Dec 2014 14:45:53 EST ID:aJrCfXOo No.59633 Ignore Report Quick Reply
found this
Samuel Cliddledale - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 07:41:49 EST ID:EMPsuRBt No.60006 Ignore Report Quick Reply
w2c that coat in the op
Cedric Peshwell - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 19:08:59 EST ID:4QNr2Wsf No.60008 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Phoebe Bidgepidging - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:53:26 EST ID:aJrCfXOo No.60018 Ignore Report Quick Reply
ASOS is selling ponchos and capes in the women's section now, get one of those in an earth tone

how do I dress well? by Edwin Chuvingmot - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:22:27 EST ID:6NG0hF4w No.60003 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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seriously, it doesn't make sense to me. How do I dress well without resorting to basic brands or clothing that makes me look like a tool. Right now all I wear are like dickies shorts, band shirts and converse with some high white socks. The truth is I'm pining for my days being a carefree little punk but really I'm 25 and I need to know how to dress well at least for the appropriate occasion (ie social settings involving the occasional converse with women). I'm fine with women, I know how to take care of my body, I'm even trying to get some waves to make my hair all nice. I think I've got everything down but how to dress good. So, what do I do?

pic only slightly related
Cedric Peshwell - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 19:06:18 EST ID:4QNr2Wsf No.60007 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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it's a process of calibrating your eyes and vocabulary
you couldn't mimic an outfit in a photograph if you tried because you don't yet know how to mentally articulate the details of the clothing

look at lots of fashionable images, think thoughts about them
try to understand everything, don't exclude what you dislike
Cyril Blicklemure - Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:36:51 EST ID:aVvvWaHu No.60013 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Get in shape.
Get a nice mature looking haircut/facial hair
Get some nice basic things like button up shirts. I like victorinox, I have a few nice charcoal/black basic colors etc...
Get some nice jeans, nothing fancy, levis are good, unless you are extremely skinny avoid skinny jeans
Get a decent pair of clean walking shoes, for going out at night
Smell good but don't over do it, don't over do anything. I prefer a minimalist but sophisticated style.
Most importantly, be yourself, try things on, be comfortable with what you look like.

^ are the type of clothes I where when going out, I also have lots of basic t-shirts and techno band t-shirts like autechre, aphex twin, tycho. I like to go hiking and wear vibrams, cargo shorts and some kind of shirt, I like clothes that are very practical for what your activity is. It's important to have sets of clothes for laying around the house, going out and the other sorts of activities you participate in.
Polly Sublinghood - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:55:14 EST ID:Rh3aKSt5 No.60016 Ignore Report Quick Reply

> It's important to have sets of clothes

Pretty much it is this. Style is really subjective and say what I like you may find awful and vice versa, and it doesn't really matter as long as you own that shit. I think the unify factor between all well dressed guys is that they learnt that jeans and a t shirt has its place but isn't a 24/7 thing.

Pants for wearing on butt and legs by James Blenkinridge - Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20:39:16 EST ID:pqujmm10 No.60009 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Despite me hardly ever exercising, my calves are very muscular. Like, they're as thick as my thighs. I'm not fat in any way at all, it must be some sort of genetic thing..

My point is that I have trouble finding pants that fit well above the knee (slim fit) that don't squeeze me below it (almost everything except boot-cut).

What ever happened to bell-bottoms?

Does anyone else hate how tapered pants fit and look?
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knock kneed people tend to have very muscular legs
I think it's the muscular system's way of compensating for the skeleton's fuck ups

don't buy boot cut pants, definitely not bell bottoms.

are you a girl or a boy? pic related is an ideal pants fit for males w/ weird leg shapes
James Blenkinridge - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 19:51:10 EST ID:pqujmm10 No.60012 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm a guy and my knees are normal. Kinda like those pants though. What are they?

Best shampoo for man with receding hairline and dandruff? by Whitey Puzzlenane - Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:41:32 EST ID:aVvvWaHu No.59866 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello I'm looking for a new shampoo.

I currently use Head and Shoulders because I get terrible dandruff without it, this shampoo seems to have mostly fixed that problem. I'm not sure that it is an entirely safe or healthy shampoo to be using, maybe there are better options that will be healthier for my scalp and hair and help promote thicker hair growth?

The H&S shampoo is a 2 in 1 conditioner and I try not to use it more than 3 times a week. I also need to style my hair with something, a little bit of old spice putty to give it some hold and more thickness. If I don't style it with something you can really see how bad my hairline is, but a little bit of clay and styling go a long way with my hair.

Does anyone have recommendations of an awesome shampoo/conditioner combo that's good for people that get a lot of dandruff? I'd also like to switch to a healthy styling product but I need it to have some decent hold and a matte finish, I've heard coconut oil is good but I haven't tried it yet.

I also just recently got a boar bristle brush and have been brushing my bead/hair daily with it. Should I be frequently brushing my hair with it to stimulate my scalp?
John Bloshwater - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:37:26 EST ID:ELTvtAlQ No.59873 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I buy the red cinnamon 'New' shampoo bar for my boyfriend and it does exactly what you're looking for, and makes you smell like cinnamon. They also make a bar specifically for problem dandruff 'soak and float' but it smells kinda weird.
You can pair them with any conditioner but they also make conditioner bars that contain more good oils for your scalp.

I buy Lush everything, cause they use all the good stuff and it makes you smell amazing.
John Bloshwater - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:39:36 EST ID:ELTvtAlQ No.59874 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also: yes to coconut oil and scalp stimulation. Just don't overdo it with the coconut oil, it's extremely... oily. Rub it on your hands then through your hair.
Cedric Cluvingworth - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:56:15 EST ID:ElVE/1g0 No.59875 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I can't emphasise that enough. I used what I thought was a small amount and my hair ended up greasy as fuck. Luckily I didn't have to go anywhere that day but holy shit.
Phoebe Dizzlehood - Tue, 10 Mar 2015 02:13:22 EST ID:aVvvWaHu No.59878 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thank you so much for suggesting these products! They have a store right next to where I work, I'm going to check it out. Looks like exactly what I'm looking for! I think I'll try out the new cinnamon shampoo and bar conditioner. Might grab the styling cream too for rare occasions.

In the past few days I have completely stopped using hair product, I washed my hair and put coconut oil in it for an hour. Been using a boar hair brush every day and my hair looks and feels great, feels so good to not rely on styling product.

Patches. by Jarvis Fupperville - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:33:17 EST ID:9AiJ3w9C No.59247 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anybody know where to get some? I'm thinking of buying pic related off E-Bay, but the dudes are in Britain so GBP and shipping and shit.
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Jack Dingerhin - Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:58:01 EST ID:2Mm7Wohq No.59815 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Sidney Cirringhood - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:14:05 EST ID:4fkSvutX No.59842 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Sidney Cirringhood - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:26:08 EST ID:4fkSvutX No.59844 Ignore Report Quick Reply

learn to screen print dude. shits sooooooooooooooo easy if you have a few hours. do it nao
silent protagonist - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:23:46 EST ID:1nKroYE+ No.59863 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Seconding Etsy.
Faggy Boddletene - Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:35:51 EST ID:d0l4aAK/ No.59867 Ignore Report Quick Reply
plethora of patches mayne

Backpacks! by Shit Bluddlefuck - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:41:15 EST ID:eq6rMRqj No.59734 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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With everyone going back to school I thought this would be appropriate.
Also, I saw this today, am I wrong for wanting it?

Anyway, backpacks general thread: What does /st/ keep their books and stuff in?
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Charlotte Fangerkadging - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:34:39 EST ID:TbAn77dd No.59840 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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My old swiss turtle back bag is just about dead. I'm really into this Ethnotek, but I'm up in the air with which one is for me. It would primarily be my uni bag, so not too big I guess? Wayu or raja style? And what colours, I don't want be white rasta boy level but saying that I do still enjoy alt fashion.
Charlotte Fangerkadging - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:36:33 EST ID:TbAn77dd No.59841 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Betsy Bummleforth - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:00:53 EST ID:CheQ0/ze No.59856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I rock a Fjallraven Kanken at college. It's a little small but it's enough for a moderate-sized laptop depending on the model. (I manage to cram a 15 inch lenovo in there) I had to size down a bit on notebooks but I'm not having any problems holding all my stuff.
Archie Pockham - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:41:32 EST ID:7zdewQyn No.59862 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you wear this anywhere outside of the Marines, you will look like an enormous tool.
silent protagonist - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:50:05 EST ID:1nKroYE+ No.59864 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I have a Kelty external frame backpacking backpack, to hold 50 lbs of camping gear. It's awesome. But it's huge, and isn't practical for everyday use. Been looking for the perfect casual backpack for years. The closest I've found is Boreas packs. http://www.boreasgear.com/collections/packs
Though these are cool / similar to what I'd ideally want:

Recently I've been eying these cosmetic packs:

Also considering getting some kind of convertible backpack/messenger bag/briefcase:
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New outfit by Hamilton Dodgepug - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:04:18 EST ID:+qWuhUA/ No.59857 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What do you guys think? I've wanted some Navajo print stuff for a while but didn't want the same crappy raglan or tee every college kid in the world has these days.
Bought this too - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:06:30 EST ID:+qWuhUA/ No.59858 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Everything was about 100 alltigether.
Walter Buzzwill - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:24:09 EST ID:4QNr2Wsf No.59859 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>didn't want the same crappy raglan or tee every college kid in the world has these days.
aight grats you went out and bought something worse
more power to ya

I wouldn't wear this but it's not embarrassing like the first two

Singlets (tank tops) on skinny guys by William Cribberfield - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:41:49 EST ID:rfmqMCwW No.59854 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Opinions on skinny guys wearing singlets (on warm days)?
Particularly interested in female opinions but all opinions are helpful.
James Grandway - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:51:22 EST ID:4QNr2Wsf No.59855 Ignore Report Quick Reply
doesn't matter what your body looks like
you're too soft for the look

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