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Discussion in 'Suits' started by Matt Deckard, Jul 19, 2006.

  1. sergejvandervreede

    sergejvandervreede One Too Many

    I wish people would go to the trouble of wearing an OCBD, loafers and chinos. I'm Always amazed to see people out and about in clothing I would wear when working on my car or in the garden. Here in The Netherlands an OCBD with chinos and loafers would easily propel you into the top 5% of best dressed men.
     
  2. APP Adrian

    APP Adrian A-List Customer

    I agree.

    However, I was making fun of the people on Ask Andy, Style Forum, and Male Fashion Advice.
     
  3. Trenchfriend

    Trenchfriend I'll Lock Up

    Wow, amazing pictures!!:eusa_clap
     
  4. Carlos Gardel (left) and friends in 1928

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  5. ⇧ fantastic picture.
     
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  6. Whitechapel Lad, London, circa 1910

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  7. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 Practically Family

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    Douglas Fairbanks Jr. a classic name in the Fedora Lounge......:D



    with Joan 1930s
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    in the 1920s
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  8. Super styling in the first pick: The angle of the hat, the snap of the brim plus the full-on pinstripe of the double-breasted suit - damn - and, hard to tell from the pick, but, possibly, those are suede wingtips. That outfit didn't just happen by chance. Her incredible outfit wasn't happenstance either.

    Second pick - somehow the rumpled drape looks elegant on him (on me it would just look rumpled :( - it pays to be Douglas Fairbanks Jr.).

    Third pick - great tab collar
     
  9. HadleyH1

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    Father and son
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    Charlie Chaplin, dressed as The Tramp, standing outdoors with Fairbanks Jr, bandleader Paul Whiteman, and with Fairbanks Sr third from the right.
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  10. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 Practically Family

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    Fairbanks Jr with Joan Crawford in Chantilly in 1932.

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  11. Mean Eyed Matt

    Mean Eyed Matt One of the Regulars

    That's what I thougt, too: nice suede wingtips!
     
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  12. Slobo

    Slobo New in Town

    When would we estimate that photo with Charlie Chaplin was taken?
     
  13. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 Practically Family

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    That photo was taken in 1928, during the production of the"The Circus". :)
     
  14. HadleyH1

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    1940. Stewart and Grant


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  15. ⇧ Two men who liked clothes a lot in their personal lives - they didn't just dress well on screen.
     
  16. HadleyH1

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    Actor Robert Montgomery wearing a classic double breasted suit...very late 1930s or perhaps early 1940s??


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  17. I wore suits for over two decades in my career (now, infrequently, as even Wall Street has gone "business casual" or, even, outright casual), but I never, ever looked that sharp (or even close :().
     
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  18. HadleyH1

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    Stanley Tucci is an American actor and film director.

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  19. HadleyH1

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    it's always Gable isn't it....

    Clark Gable wearing a wide peaked lapel tweed suit
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    Gable in It Happened One Night 1934
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  20. HadleyH1

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    is that a suit Gable is wearing there 1930s of course....whatever it is looks good

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