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Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Splash Aug 17, 2013. 55 Replies

Does anyone else notice that a lot of the "how to dress manly" posts seem to really show what a city boy would wear?I'm not saying that it's wrong, but it's not "manly" to wear a $160 plaid shirt.…Continue

 

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Brian Splash replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"You have to take a lot of the posts with a grain of salt . What I try to glean from the products that people recommend or mention in passing . But I'm one to reaserch the hell out of anything I am after , where it is made what type of materiel…"
Aug 17, 2013
Brian Splash replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"I had a pair of their moleskins that lasted a good ten years but the replacements I bought never felt like the same cut so never got worn much and ended up at the salvos , I still have two pair of cargos I use in my pants rotation and they look like…"
Aug 16, 2013
Steve replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"Just a note regarding the cost of clothes. When I decided to change my dress style and start buying smarter, better fitting items the bulk of my new wardrobe was made up of cheaper items, I then built my wardrobe around them, adding better quality…"
Aug 16, 2013
Daman Bahner replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"I believe it's all a factor of a few things: 1) Environment (Work, Social) 2) Climate/Geolocation 3) Personal Style 4) Quality pieces that are well made (whether that's jeans, slacks, chinos, suits, whatever.) Whether you're on Wall…"
Aug 16, 2013
Anthony Baggett commented on Devon Luzell's blog post It bothers me on some of the dress/fashion/hair posts...
"I would agree. Most of those articles are geared toward people who live in the city, or work in an office type of environment. Besides, some of the most un-manly men can be the great at dressing up. I think this site does provide some good tips on…"
Apr 27, 2013
Carl Malo Schneider replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"I still don't think it was inappropriate.  I could have paid over a hundred bucks for a 'camping' shirt from the camping shop, but as I KEPT on telling my brother, it's light, I can turn up the collar, roll down the…"
Apr 20, 2013
Chuck Knight replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"I once attended a friend's 40th birthday wake.  Dress code was casual, with a bias towards black, drab and funeral-like...and it was the peak of Texas summer, and being held poolside.  Predicted temperature for the day,…"
Apr 19, 2013
Carl Malo Schneider replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"Oh, don't worry, that happened to me too, but it was a great shirt for walking in when it's 45 degrees c.  He has passed away now, may be rest in peace..."
Apr 19, 2013
Carl Malo Schneider replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"I wore one of my old French cuff (white with blue stripes) dress shirts while camping a few weeks ago.  Very good choice, I think, nice and light in the heat and you can turn up the collar and roll down the sleeves to protect from the…"
Apr 19, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"I'm not fashionable at all -- but I figure flip flops are better left for women, kids, and beachwear.  Cowboy boots, unless I'm playing softball or swimming.  I actually do own a pair of sandals.  I wore them once last year…"
Apr 16, 2013
Michael D. Denny replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"Careful big guy, your insecurities are showing and you are overcompensating.   You don't have to spend a lot of money to dress well. The dollar amount associated with the procurement of your shirt is irrelevant, up or down.  You…"
Apr 16, 2013
Chuck Knight replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"Mine are very comfortable.  I wear them to the gym, to run."
Apr 16, 2013
Paul_of_TX replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"Will do. I don't think it will feel as bad as the Sargassum seaweed on my feet."
Apr 16, 2013
Paul_of_TX replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"Flip flops are acceptable. There I just made the final verdict. The fops and dandies can continue to discuss how awful and tacky that particular foot wear looks but it has now been judged to be acceptable footwear. Some guys might want to avoid flip…"
Apr 16, 2013
Sir replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"That's what generally motivates me to wear flip-flops.  That, or going to the pool."
Apr 16, 2013
David F. replied to Devon Luzell's discussion Small discussion on the Dress and Grooming posts on here recently...
"Well said."
Apr 16, 2013

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It bothers me on some of the dress/fashion/hair posts...

Posted on April 10, 2013 at 1:50am 1 Comment

Does anyone else notice that a lot of the "how to dress manly" posts seem to really show what a city boy would wear?

I'm not saying that it's wrong, but it's not "manly" to wear a $160 plaid shirt.  That's just plain dumb.  

Being manly isn't the cost of your clothing, watch, shoes, etc...  It's how you wear it, and what you wear it for.  I'm a welder, I don't wear expensive clothes or make sure my hair is perfect every day (long hair and longer beard, wouldn't…

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