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The Fashion: Clothing Your Shame (no Fireguys allowed)

MrMisterMrMister Valuing scholarship above all elseRegistered User regular
edited November 2007 in Debate and/or Discourse
How do you dress? What're you about to buy? What do you think about Incenjucar? All reasonable questions, all of which we're here to talk about--at least, if the last fashion thread is any indication.

General courtesy dictates that you use copious pictures, but spoiler them to keep your posts from being OMG HUGE!

And now, I give you a hipster:
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Hot or not? My vote is hot.

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  • Shazkar ShadowstormShazkar Shadowstorm Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I was so confused when I was on my friend's yacht and the crewmembers were from South Af. and Australia and whatnot and someone said to me "Have you got your thongs on?" and I was like o.O;;

    Crazy lingo.

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  • MurphyMurphy Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I never get to say things like "When I was on my friend's yacht". I need better friends. Or richer ones. Or ones that have yachts.

    That said, I still do a double take any time someone says thongs and doesn't mean underwear.

  • CojonesCojones Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I'd like to think that I have a decent fashion sense, I'll put a pic or two up for review when I get the chance.

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  • Shazkar ShadowstormShazkar Shadowstorm Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Yeah, and you know what sucks is my rich friend sometimes goes and buys random expensive clothes for my friends when they are near a store, but I've never been with him at the right time to go "get gear" as they say. Sad me.

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  • Irond WillIrond Will Dragonmaster Cambridge. MASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited August 2007
    In Injec really thast terrible a dresser he must be bannd from these threads?

    He once told us that his fashion sense was derived from role-playing characters he made.

    So that should probably answer your question.

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  • IrohIroh Registered User
    edited August 2007
    What the fuck is that guy in the OP wearing? He looks like he's dressed for Depression-era America. I live in a pretty unhip place, so I get by with straight-leg jeans, boots or black skate shoes, and a dark colored t-shirt. If I'm feeling fancy I will wear a polo or a longsleeved button-down.

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  • Irond WillIrond Will Dragonmaster Cambridge. MASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited August 2007
    Also, I think that guy in the OP looks kind of like a douche.

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  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Irond Will wrote: »
    Also, I think that guy in the OP looks kind of like a douche.

    but a well-dressed douche

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • OboroOboro __BANNED USERS
    edited August 2007
    Irond Will wrote: »
    In Injec really thast terrible a dresser he must be bannd from these threads?

    He once told us that his fashion sense was derived from role-playing characters he made.

    So that should probably answer your question.
    Man, he fails at roleplaying then if all of his characters just had ratty long hair and wore ill-fitting shades of black.

    EDIT: For some reason, the guy in the OP pushes my "I sort of need to punch you in the nose" button.

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  • ElJeffeElJeffe Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2007
    In the summer, I wear pretty much exclusively khaki shorts and either tees,or short-sleeve button-ups. I about half my shopping at Gap, so imagine a Gap mannequin. That's me. In the winter I wear either jeans or cords and long sleeve tees, or short tees under long-sleeve button ups. I like flannel. Flannel is cozy. I also don the occasional thin sweater.

    If I ever get a job again, it'll probably be one that requires me to dress business-casual, as opposed to the just-hopped-out-of-bed-casual required by my last job. I sort of look forward to it, because I like having an excuse to dress nice. I'll have to buy a completely new work wardrobe, which'll be fun.

    Maddie: "I named my feet. The left one is flip and the right one is flop. Oh, and also I named my flip-flops."

    I make tweet.
  • ElJeffeElJeffe Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2007
    Irond Will wrote: »
    Also, I think that hipsters look kind of like a douches.

    Maddie: "I named my feet. The left one is flip and the right one is flop. Oh, and also I named my flip-flops."

    I make tweet.
  • Shazkar ShadowstormShazkar Shadowstorm Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    What to buy at the Gap with my gift cards other than jeans

    this i know not

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  • nexuscrawlernexuscrawler Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    one place I've grown to ate is H&M. they make nice looking clothes that fall apart after being washed once.

  • The Raging PlatypusThe Raging Platypus Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Every few months or so, I break down and treat myself to one or two articles of clothing from Banana Republic. I say one or two articles because BR is so friggin' expensive but oh I love their clothes so very much. This is my kind of style right here:


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    Sometimes BR gets a little too preppy for me, so I like to mix and match with stuff from Express:

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    I don't know what the fuck is up with that guitar though.

    It's such a pain in the ass for me to find jeans that fit me juuuuuuuuuust right, but just like Ege said awhile back, it's so worth it in the end.

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  • Daisuke SpoonDaisuke Spoon Registered User
    edited August 2007
    Irond Will wrote: »
    Also, I think that guy in the OP looks kind of like a douche.

    He does.

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  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Man. There was some guy at frisbee wearing like dress pants that he had cut off just below the knees. I wanted to fucking punch him.

    That said, I usually wear a pair of jeans or khakis and a t-shirt. Or a button down collared shirt. I used to have two pairs of warmup pants that I would wear frequently because they were exceedingly comfortable, but someone stole them.

    So, what I'm saying is. Fuck hipsters.

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  • OboroOboro __BANNED USERS
    edited August 2007
    one place I've grown to ate is H&M. they make nice looking clothes that fall apart after being washed once.
    I didn't even know H&M had menswear

    I mean that is probably the problem right there

    someone probably just like went down to Salvation Army, grabbed some stuff, and threw it on the H&M racks

    and you paid for it

    I've had good experience with them-- they're cheap, and durability was not really a problem (which is a godsend, since I tend to live in my clothes). Also, they're just trendy enough that they actually have some interesting pieces that are not carbon copies of what is being bandied about in the Proper and Popular Clothing Stores (AE and its ilk).

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  • JansonJanson Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I'm trying to get out of a t-shirt/jeans/hide-body funk.

    Don't have much money, though, and most of my clothes end up doubling as work clothes.

    Anyway, I bought a couple of v-neck 3/4-length sleeved acrylic tops from H&M which do a brilliant job of being warm, looking smart and also being really flattering.

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  • DiscGraceDiscGrace Registered User
    edited August 2007
    Platypus - you need to find a BR outlet store. There's one semi-near me, and that's the only place I'll buy BR clothes, because otherwise it's just way too expensive. I got a really nice pale green button-up blouse with a ruched front that I love to wear for dress-up over a darker green camisole with a pair of slim-leg khakis.
    .

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  • LaOsLaOs Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I was so confused when I was on my friend's yacht and the crewmembers were from South Af. and Australia and whatnot and someone said to me "Have you got your thongs on?" and I was like o.O;;

    Crazy lingo.

    They (well, a certain type of sandal) get called thongs here. I didn't think it was strange.

  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Right now I'm at work, wearing an odd combination of clothes.

    A nice pair of light-coloured, fitted boot-cut jeans from the Gap; a gray-green t-shirt that fits really well but was actually part of my gym uniform from high school, which says "St. Pat's Patriots" on it; and a grey zippered hoodie.

    I could probably wear a barrel to work, though. It's a university job.

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • ElJeffeElJeffe Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2007
    When I'm not shopping at Gap, I generally go to Nordstrom Rack, because they are wonderful. It's nice grabbing a paid of $90 designer jeans for $20 because oh noes it's last year's fashion.

    Maddie: "I named my feet. The left one is flip and the right one is flop. Oh, and also I named my flip-flops."

    I make tweet.
  • The Raging PlatypusThe Raging Platypus Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    DiscGrace wrote: »
    Platypus - you need to find a BR outlet store. There's one semi-near me, and that's the only place I'll buy BR clothes, because otherwise it's just way too expensive. I got a really nice pale green button-up blouse with a ruched front that I love to wear for dress-up over a darker green camisole with a pair of slim-leg khakis.
    .

    Ha! As silly as it sounds, it never even occurred to me that BR has outlet stores - I live in Northern NJ, aka Magical Land of Horrendously Upscale Malls, so outlet stores aren't all that common.

    Or maybe I've been living under a rock all these years and they're all sitting right around the corner. Go figure. Thanks for the tip though, I"ll have to do some digging around. :^:

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  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    When I'm not shopping at Gap, I generally go to Nordstrom Rack, because they are wonderful. It's nice grabbing a paid of $90 designer jeans for $20 because oh noes it's last year's fashion.

    The real key is to buy jeans when they're next year's fashion.

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • mastmanmastman Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I have moods that I dress in very equal parts. I never look like a scrub because raggity/shitty clothes are no good IMO, but having distinct styles is great.

    I have my
    shorts/jeans/t-shirt clothes.
    polo shirt/nice jeans/pants
    dress shirts/jackets/pants/nice jeans

    I wear them all well, and it depends upon my mood or activity for the day or evening.

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  • ElJeffeElJeffe Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2007
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    When I'm not shopping at Gap, I generally go to Nordstrom Rack, because they are wonderful. It's nice grabbing a paid of $90 designer jeans for $20 because oh noes it's last year's fashion.

    The real key is to buy jeans when they're next year's fashion.

    Yes, except they're jeans and the fashion doesn't change appreciably from one year to the next.

    Maddie: "I named my feet. The left one is flip and the right one is flop. Oh, and also I named my flip-flops."

    I make tweet.
  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    That is what I was implying. The only thing that changes is the price, and maybe the ankles.

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • Loren MichaelLoren Michael Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Some of the jeans in china are fucking awesome.

    Also, different.

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  • ElJeffeElJeffe Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2007
    That is what I was implying. The only thing that changes is the price, and maybe the ankles.

    Ah, yes.

    Fashion rules and guidelines are generally sort of silly.

    Like that "no white shoes after Labor Day" thing. Or how you apparently can't wear certain colors in certain times of year. It doesn't matter that it's 80 degrees and sunny, you can't wear a bright color because it's winter!

    Maddie: "I named my feet. The left one is flip and the right one is flop. Oh, and also I named my flip-flops."

    I make tweet.
  • MrMisterMrMister Valuing scholarship above all elseRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    Irond Will wrote: »
    Also, I think that hipsters look kind of like douches.

    Heavens, I pushed some buttons. For the record, I don't personally dress like I smoke cloves and just got back from the Clap Your Hands Say Yeah concert. I would totally jump that guy's bones though.

    This is how I actually dress most of the time:
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  • ElJeffeElJeffe Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2007
    MrMister wrote: »
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    Irond Will wrote: »
    Also, I think that hipsters look kind of like douches.

    Heavens, I pushed some buttons.

    I don't, like, detest them, or anything. But that sort of wear reminds me of the total dork role that populated every teen movie in the 80s - the one who was the lead actress's best friend, but secretly loved her. That's not a great archetype to emulate.

    Plus. the more-pretentious-than-thou thing isn't my bag.

    Maddie: "I named my feet. The left one is flip and the right one is flop. Oh, and also I named my flip-flops."

    I make tweet.
  • LaOsLaOs Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I really just don't like the hat that far back on the head. And, I guess, I prefer belts to suspenders.

  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    MrMister wrote: »
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    Irond Will wrote: »
    Also, I think that hipsters look kind of like douches.

    Heavens, I pushed some buttons.

    I don't, like, detest them, or anything. But that sort of wear reminds me of the total dork role that populated every teen movie in the 80s - the one who was the lead actress's best friend, but secretly loved her. That's not a great archetype to emulate.

    Plus. the more-pretentious-than-thou thing isn't my bag.

    What? Where do you see the connection between the picture in the OP and an 80s style dorky friend?

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • Loren MichaelLoren Michael Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I don't think I dig the brown shoes, MrMister.

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  • ElJeffeElJeffe Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2007
    What? Where do you see the connection between the picture in the OP and an 80s style dorky friend?

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    Maddie: "I named my feet. The left one is flip and the right one is flop. Oh, and also I named my flip-flops."

    I make tweet.
  • MrMisterMrMister Valuing scholarship above all elseRegistered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I don't think I dig the brown shoes, MrMister.

    I like 'em. You can't see them that well there, but they're pretty nice, and they go with my clothes.

    I'm in the market for a new pair, though. My friend has these Pumas that I really like, black with the white stripe going up the side, but not only has Puma stopped selling them, but it would be weird to have matching shoes.

  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    ElJeffe wrote: »
    What? Where do you see the connection between the picture in the OP and an 80s style dorky friend?

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    Ahhhh.

    Any configuration of clothing can look bad if it's poorly assembled. The guy in the OP has a coherent look, even if it is visible that he is trying pretty hard to be vintage, whereas our 80s nerd looks like he tossed together a bunch of clothes that nobody else wore.

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • geckahngeckahn Registered User
    edited August 2007
    What to buy at the Gap with my gift cards other than jeans

    this i know not

    grey t's!

    and BR is good shit. They have awesome jeans, which also cost like 90 dollars. But I only wear one pair at a time anyways, so its worth it.

  • Shazkar ShadowstormShazkar Shadowstorm Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Yesterday I was at Bob's Stores and I bought my first normal plain t-shirt in recent memory. It was dark brown ringer type, and was soft and I liked it. I should buy some grey t's then. Plain t-shirts are a new thing to me.

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  • Irond WillIrond Will Dragonmaster Cambridge. MASuper Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited August 2007
    Right now I'm at work, wearing an odd combination of clothes.

    A nice pair of light-coloured, fitted boot-cut jeans from the Gap; a gray-green t-shirt that fits really well but was actually part of my gym uniform from high school, which says "St. Pat's Patriots" on it; and a grey zippered hoodie.

    Canada has patriots?

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