How to know when you're too old for your clothes

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Gary7, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. MacLeod

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    I must be rather sad, in the fact that I wear clothes that are comfortable wear and don't try to strangle me, squeeze me etc...
     
  2. Mr. Laser Beam

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    The only time I wear baseball caps is when I'm at a baseball game, and in those instances, I always wear it forward.

    As for clothes? When I'm not working, I also rock a baseball motif, at all times. Sweaters in cold weather, T-shirts in warm. Often baggy.
     
  3. Gary7

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    You can choose not to believe in a speed limit, yet still commit a violation by exceeding it there, friend. ;)

    Ignorance may be bliss, but it is no license for breaking the rules (hard or soft). And wow, some people really do make quite a go of it with fashion. I agree with Teacake that most men don't know what fashion is, only what's extremely comfortable or very convenient--for them. Once in a while they collide with accepted style... :lol:
     
  4. Pingfah

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    I'm 37, but i'm in a jam band, so my hair is OK apparently.

    Any age is too old to wear a cap backwards, or any other item of clothing for that matter.
     
  5. Mr. Laser Beam

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    That's probably right. And I prefer it that way. Rules? What rules? :p

    srsly though, I'm not trying to be deliberately obtuse, but I do take issue with the concept of 'rules' in fashion, as if there's things that I am required to wear just because everyone else is. Like I said, I just wear normal black pants, plus T-shirts (in warm weather) and sweaters (when it's cold). Those things will always be "permissible" to wear, they are outside all considerations of style that I can see. So there is no danger it will run into such arbitrary and shallow definitions like "fashion". ;)
     
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  6. JoeZhang

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    Surely there is a middle ground between "so tight I can see your bollocks" and "I made this out of a potato sack"?
     
  7. JoeZhang

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    Baseball caps have a particular significance in american culture I'm not qualified to comment on - however in the UK, expect for a short period where they were very popular in the 1990s, you are now most likely to see them on:

    1) That guy in a rain-coat hanging around outside a school

    2) An offender on a work gang

    3) People fishing
     
  8. Mr. Laser Beam

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    ^ I wear caps during games because I have to - otherwise my head will become burned. Not having hair, and all that. :D
     
  9. rhubarbodendron

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    not to mention the risk of someone confusing it with the ball... :D
    ducks and hides behind the thread
     
  10. Mr. Laser Beam

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    ^ I get so few bald jokes (it seems that guys who have a *little* bit of hair get more ridicule than us baldies!) that I will actually laugh at that. :lol:
     
  11. MacLeod

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    I don't wear caps/hats that often, but If I do it's to shade my eyes if I'm not wearing sunglasses as I can get headaches in bright sunlight.
     
  12. Emher

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    Yes, I call them "my jeans".
     
  13. trekkiedane

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    Yeah, it's called "that one early afternoon my pants actually fit."
     
  14. Mr. Laser Beam

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    I haven't worn jeans in 20 years. They're uncomfortable and I hate 'em.
     
  15. trekkiedane

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    ^If they're uncomfortable you're wearing the wrong ones! :rommie:

    Plus: they're durable, cheap, comfy, easy to clean 'stuff' off and can take anything your washer/drier does to them without looking worse for it, in fact; the more you wash 'em the better they look.
     
  16. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Jeans are uncomfortable for me, no matter what the size.

    Now I just buy black khaki pants from Target or Costco. Besides I can wear them to work and at leisure.
     
  17. Tora Ziyal

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    I love watching the European telling the American the joys of something so traditionally American! :lol: But I'm with you, TD. I love jeans, especially now that they usually have just a tad of stretch to them.
     
  18. trekkiedane

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    Well... they are "de Nîmes" :p


    Oh: it's not about 'size' but about 'shape' (/cut/model/...).
     
  19. rhubarbodendron

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    pheeew :) I'm glad to hear that. Besides, many bald(-ish) men are quite sexy! Just think of Yul Brynner or a certain Enterprise Captain =)

    actually, they were invented by Jacob Davis, a gentleman from Poland, and made popular by Levi Strauss, a German (Bavarian, even). So Jeans are a quite European invention, on the whole :nyah:
     
  20. Mr. Laser Beam

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    The only thing I ever needed to know about jeans is this:

    Money talks, but it don't sing and dance and it don't walk.

    Give you young'uns a little time to work that one out. ;)