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Should I or shouldn't I buy... (clothing item)?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by kronik, Jun 25, 2008.

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  1. Bam!ChairDance

    Bam!ChairDance Well-Known Member

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    I feel bad typing this, 'cause selling wares around here is no small feat, but I'm not a fan of that sky blue fabric at all :(

    Have you tried any Lemaire blazers? The hem tapers so there's no tent effect
     
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    Honestly, I think that that looks great. To me, Engineered Garments looks wierd if it is too body conscious. There are plenty of other labels for that. I'm not sure what you mean by back flare there. There is a slight, intentional, A-shape, that I think looks really good.
     
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    ^^ Agreed, dont see any back flare at all..
     
  4. t3hg0suazn

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    I see the flare, but I feel like there's kind of the EG style. Just go looser bottoms and embrace that workwear vibe. Maybe not buttoning that top button would balance out the flare a bit?
     
  5. robinsongreen68

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    NWI i think i know what you mean, I felt the same about my bedford at first- I think you need pants with a slightly looser top block, like that great kgfan fit with a bedford (can't find it ATM). definitely don't tailor
     
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    that sky blue is pretty cool. maybe not so great with brown because it's such a cool shade though. not warm enough to go with browns.
     
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    Assuming you would get MMM velcros from totokaelo, they got 20% code through end of today too TKBDAY
     
  8. notwithit

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    Good to know. I always thought Lemaire blazers had an odd fit (like zero drop or something), but probably for no actual reason.

    It's not exactly a sky blue color - there's a lot of grey in it - but yeah, it's probably not the most versatile color.


    Alright, maybe I'll try it out with something less fitted.

    Related note: Someone should start making jeans in a cut similar to W+H anti-fit chinos. Those things are great.
     
  9. LA Guy

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    Dude, blue goes with more blue. It's the best color. Once in a while you have to mix in some grey,but even that is a bit of a copout.
     
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    Yup, very little waist suppression, but the hem tapers to keep the volume of the torso in check. I'm actually not sure how it'll look on someone who's not a beanpole, but it might be worth a shot??
     
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    Yeah, I should've taken a picture from the back. It just looks droopy and kinda sad.



    You callin' me fat? :plain:
     
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    Levi's 522 sized down one or Left Field Greasers are close.
     
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    bedford flares out a lot unbuttoned, not as much buttoned, you need wide pants or big bones to wear it well imo.
     
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    Good to know. I always assumed Left Field greasers had a wide leg opening.



    I have neither of those things :confused:
     
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    deadlifts + fatigue pants
     
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  16. robinsongreen68

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    kgfan and, uh, me. both pretty lean, it's just the bedford looks awkward with that tight top jeans block that nwi seems to favour

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  17. mike868y

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    y'all gotta stop expecting eg to fit super slim/tapered. it's meant to be boxy, especially the bedford. either embrace it or look elsewhere. fwiw, my cotton bedfords tend to drape a lot better after some wear.
     
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    No, buttons aren't cool and you'll look a little bit weird with something like that in southern climates.
     
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    It is worn like a jacket but cut like a coat, expect some fullness.
     
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    i think nwi's jacket looks very good and could move up to great if he nailed the colour coordination.
     

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