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Old 08.29.2015, 07:44 AM   #36861
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Ha ha, are you kidding?! Good God, no, man--how boring. I think I am "dressed," however, which is more than I can say for 90 percent of the population these days, unless you count pajamas, sweat pants, and Steelers sweatshirts as "dressed."

And since you ask, I feel compelled to give you a fuller answer. I am not well-dressed, at least, as an objective or as my normal mode of operating. I do feel, however, that I have style. There is a big difference between well-dressed and having style, and while one can do both, I tend to WANT the latter over the former. Here's why: Style requires versatility, consistency, and appreciation, and it can be challenging. It often pushes the boundaries of what we consider classic and timeless dressing, even the boundaries of being "well dressed," as you so simply put it. This is also what separates style from fashion. Fashion can be confrontational for the sake of it, fashion can push boundaries that do not need to be pushed, and it can be both fully fantastic and brutishly awful. I don't like fashion. I do like style, which, in my case, is based mainly in American "trad" or early Ivy League and some prep.

SO... well dressed. Nah. That doesn't matter to me much. The well-dressed man is often in the same attire, day in and day out, safely wearing the conventional and the inoffensive. I am not that man. Some of my outfits are "safer" and more conventional than others. Some are complete failures, because I take risks, and yes, I am the first to admit it, I don't always know what the hell I'm doing. But therein lies all the fun. I wonder how much fun the "well-dressed" man has?
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Old 08.29.2015, 08:14 AM   #36862
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I like the way gmku dresses.
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Old 08.29.2015, 09:54 AM   #36863
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Old 08.29.2015, 10:14 AM   #36864
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That coat gets more comments than anything I wear. My wife dislikes it, but out in the world, I actually get compliments on it. True story: I was wearing it this week, as shown in pic above, and a college girl walking down the street turned from talking with her friend to smile at me and say, "Sweet blazer!" I'll live on that moment for the next 10 years!

I wore it the next day and a bank teller told me she liked my "style... especially that jacket."

It's by a brand I'd never heard of. E.J. Peake, but I've researched it, and apparently it was either a department store or a men's store, now defunct, most robust in the 1960s. This jacket is a two-button sack cut (meaning undarted) from around 1965. Three-button sack cuts, where the third top button is hidden under a lapel that rolls, were very common in the 1960s, but the two-button sack is a bit of a rarity and rather sought after by people like me who are into the old Ivy style. It has this cool silk lining with medallion imprints, a kind of sport coat lining that was common back then, hardly seen now. The fit is spot on, neither too tailored looking nor too boxy, and it's in perfect condition, as if it came right off the store rack--not bad for something that's almost as old as I am. I wear the heckfire out of it.

I bought it from a vintage consignment shop for about $30--probably what it retailed for in 1965!
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Old 09.01.2015, 05:54 PM   #36865
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Old 09.01.2015, 07:35 PM   #36867
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