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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1250 on: 15 Oct 2008, 22:04 »

I want to buy some boots, but I have a small problem. Due to a childhood spent on pointed toes(I walked on the tips of my toes always when I was a child), and a love of biking, I have pretty large calf muscle. Where might I be able to buy some boots that fit around my large calves?
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1251 on: 15 Oct 2008, 23:18 »

Man childhood tip-toers are coming out of the woodwork recently... I've heard of a lot of girls who did it when they were young recently, including myself.

But a lot of footwear stores should have extended calf sizing... Famous Footwear I know for sure does. When I did a search for extended calf boots, I found you can search for that through Macy's. Another option depending on your style and how affected you are by a fatty stigma is Torrid's boot selection. It's not "extended calf" really, but the calves are cut way bigger... since it's a plus size store. You could look into stretching the leather in a regular size boot as well so long as you have a good shoe repair place.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1252 on: 15 Oct 2008, 23:18 »

Boot fits are such a varied and personal thing, I don't think you're going to find a shop for people with larger calves. I think you need to pay attention to the type of boots that are likely to fit you. For example, boots that go to the knee or half way up the calf may not fit you, espcially ones with zips or buckles. I'd say you'd definitely want to try the scrunched top pull-on boots and ones with flexible lace-up tops.
It also depends on the size of your ankle comparatively. If your ankle is much skinnier than your calf, you will find yourself in shoes which are too loose at the ankle.
I'd say boots slightly higher than the ankle might be better than say, knee high. It also depends if you're going for girly girly or chunky punk boots. Chunky punk boots are likely to come with a more uniformly large ankle/calf width, wheras girly stilleto heels are likely to be very narrow at the ankle. I think you might be able to find something in between, but range of styles is a limiting factor.
Stay away from anything that will look really tight, shiny leather or vinyl, go for casual loose boots.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1253 on: 16 Oct 2008, 01:12 »

Boot fits are such a varied and personal thing

For some reason, I guffaw'd at this.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1254 on: 16 Oct 2008, 02:35 »

It is something i couldn't figure out how to say not-stupid.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1255 on: 16 Oct 2008, 05:37 »

They may work for people with big calves, but I have to say that I hate saggy scrunch-top boots. Hate them. I have never seen anyone make them look good, or like anything other than the fact that they look like they're too big and fell down.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1256 on: 16 Oct 2008, 05:49 »

Second'd.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1257 on: 16 Oct 2008, 05:55 »

A question for girls, or gay guys I suppose.

I was recently in a play and therefore had to put on stage makeup and I was surprised by the number of girls in the cast who commented something along the lines of "Guys in eyeliner are hot" "guys should wear eyeliner more often" ect ect.

This wasn't actually something I was planning on doing but I'm curious if my cast-mates were just odd or if this is a commonly held thought that is simply kept in for fear of seeming to have a thing for emoboys.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1258 on: 16 Oct 2008, 07:25 »

I had the same thing when I was in a play. All the girls were saying something along the lines of how I looked so good with eyeliner on.
I think its just a drama girl thing.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1259 on: 16 Oct 2008, 08:20 »

Tommy you have not seen me without make-up.

It is not pretty.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1260 on: 16 Oct 2008, 08:26 »

I have never seen eyeliner look good on any guy unless they look convincingly androgynous or female.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1261 on: 16 Oct 2008, 08:51 »

Eyeliner on guys is a really difficult thing to pull off. Most of the time it looks completely silly, and I tend not to take the guy seriously then. However, when a guy can pull it off I am smitten. But only a few guys can pull it off.


But then again, the last few guys I have dated have been vaguely goth. And if you are vaguely goth, you can probably pull it off well, but even then it is hit or miss.

Example of eyeliner on a guy looking good.

I will steal a better picture from this guy later. But he is one of the very few people I have ever met who can pull eyeliner off well. Of course, he looks good while dressed as a mine, so he can probably pull off anything.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1262 on: 16 Oct 2008, 09:04 »

I dunno, I don't really think that he can pull it off, at least from that picture. I have never worn anything but stage makeup though, so I can't say I have the experience necessary to make a real recommendation one way or the other on the subject. Plus, I'm not really down with the androgenous or boyish look; I've always been kind of annoyed that I'm so boyish looking myself, really, despite having been told I'm fairly cute as often as anyone else.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1263 on: 16 Oct 2008, 15:50 »

I used to think I didn't like makeup, until I realized that the girls I found attractive were wearing makeup and I just couldn't tell. So it's not that I don't like makeup, I just don't like to notice it.

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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1264 on: 16 Oct 2008, 16:04 »

The only times anyone on this forum has ever seen me in makeup is in pictures.

Except maybe Hogmanay last year, but I can't remember.




ect ect.

You were sick that day they taught "words purloined from latin and greek" in English, huh.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1265 on: 16 Oct 2008, 22:05 »

More of that beard, Dski.

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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1266 on: 16 Oct 2008, 22:59 »

Start your beard now, Dski. I want fully-fledged mountain man by February.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1267 on: 16 Oct 2008, 23:47 »

tommy I can't grow a good beard and I am personally offended by any man that can and chooses not to.

This also means that you and Harry are going to have to make up for the less hirsute gentlemen at OzCon by being extra beardy.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1268 on: 17 Oct 2008, 12:15 »

Guys, I met someone at the hotel who's name was Harry Furr. He was an older guy that was bald on top, but had a ridiculous beard. He told me that he was Santa Clause in the winter. His beard reflected this as fact.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1269 on: 19 Oct 2008, 09:28 »

I am going to start posting pictures of how good I look every day for feedback and criticism. I do not feel comfortable with people on the internet knowing my identity though, so I will be blacking out my face. I hope that is okay with people.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1270 on: 19 Oct 2008, 12:28 »

new coat, crap picture...

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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1271 on: 19 Oct 2008, 12:51 »

I approve of that coat. Apparently most people can't pull off double-breasted things (??) but I think you do it pretty well.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1272 on: 19 Oct 2008, 13:00 »

why thank you :D
i've had a shit few days so i needed some retail therapy!
i shoudl relaly be saving for a new ipod though after mien got STOLEN uuuuggh :(
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1273 on: 19 Oct 2008, 13:55 »

You just need to wink at plenty of boys on the internet until one pathetic-outs and buys you one.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1274 on: 19 Oct 2008, 14:13 »

hahaha naaah, i'm independent * cue destiny's child *

tomorrow i shall walk to school in style, but in silence :(
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1275 on: 19 Oct 2008, 22:50 »

This is what I look like now:


I'm thinking of getting contacts for some occasions (including, but not limited to: Martial Arts, concerts, and sometimes work)

This is what I would look like:


What do you guys think?
Also, excuse the washed out look due to flourescent lights in the back.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1276 on: 20 Oct 2008, 00:13 »

I say keep the glasses but in the interest of disclosure that is because I think everybody looks better with glasses no matter what.

Hey fashion thread I got my Dickies in the mail from eBay today. They are rad and comfy.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1277 on: 20 Oct 2008, 00:19 »

Hey fashion thread,

In an effort to be trendy and also showcase my backside I let my new boy talk me into buying some awesome new indigo raw denim jeans.

Oh yes.

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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1278 on: 20 Oct 2008, 00:39 »

Ally, Indigo denim is "the bomb," as the young people would say. Excellent choice.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1279 on: 20 Oct 2008, 00:39 »

I'm thinking of getting contacts for some occasions (including, but not limited to: Martial Arts, concerts, and sometimes work)

What do you guys think?

Having contacts is very handy. They are definitely a good investment, even if you prefer to wear your glasses more often.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1280 on: 20 Oct 2008, 07:22 »

Hey fashion thread,

In an effort to be trendy and also showcase my backside I let my new boy talk me into buying some awesome new indigo raw denim jeans.

Oh yes.



Tell us stories of cut and brand
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1281 on: 20 Oct 2008, 07:23 »

Tell us stories of "please don't quote pictures, it's unnecessary."
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1282 on: 20 Oct 2008, 09:41 »

Ick, those look very stiff
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1283 on: 20 Oct 2008, 10:49 »

To be fair, I can never quite tell what you are going to decide is awesome, particularly in the pant department.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1284 on: 20 Oct 2008, 11:42 »

Tell us stories of "please don't quote pictures, it's unnecessary."

Do you see that girl? Quoting a picture like that isn't a neccessity, but it sure is nice.

(P.S All Denim is dyed with Indigo)
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1285 on: 20 Oct 2008, 17:41 »

you don't get it huh.


There is no need to quote a picture that is 3 posts above yours. Yes, Lunchy is quite nice to look at, but it is unnecessary.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1286 on: 20 Oct 2008, 17:42 »

No, it is still annoying and unnecessary, I'm afraid.

[EDIT - Beaten to it. Dang. ]
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1287 on: 20 Oct 2008, 19:07 »

I spent a good chunk of money today, I got a new pair of white heels, and a rad skirt and shirt and sweater. All of it is so wonderfully tacky you would all hate it.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1288 on: 20 Oct 2008, 19:10 »

I would probably like it, since according to this thread, I tend to like ugly shit.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1289 on: 20 Oct 2008, 19:55 »

I tend to like a lot of what you wear. On the contrary, I don't like a lot of what others are wearing. Perhaps this makes me a bad person.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1290 on: 20 Oct 2008, 20:21 »

Rain boots are so damn adorable it doesn't matter if they make your legs looks thinner or thicker.

On this advice alone, I bought that pair I was considering, and they arrived in the mail today:


The boy insisted I try them on with my polka dot dress.  I think it kind of looks like someone threw up polka dots all over me.  Or maybe like I was wearing all red and walked under a building they were painting, and one of the painters accidentally dropped a bucket of white paint, and luckily it had a top, but unfortunately the top had a bunch of holes in it.  Basically, what I'm trying to say is that I'd never intentionally wear this outfit out of the house.  I do like the boots, though--too bad the forecast predicts sun the rest of the week.

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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1291 on: 20 Oct 2008, 21:55 »

Everything about tat photo makes me say "squee".

Squee.
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1292 on: 20 Oct 2008, 23:34 »

Tell us stories of cut and brand

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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1293 on: 21 Oct 2008, 02:37 »

(the joke is that they are made with indigo and are not "the bomb")

Did I really have to add the caveat of "indigo jeans are the bomb as long as they are not cut like two boxes added to the bottom of another box"
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1294 on: 21 Oct 2008, 03:53 »

Guys, I think I'm going to wear this Wilco t-shirt every day for the rest of my life.

Maybe not. I'd have to wash it once in a while.
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« Reply #1295 on: 21 Oct 2008, 04:05 »

They be these.
It is a bad sign when I can't decipher that enough to even figure out where the price is in order to translate it into US dollars.
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« Reply #1296 on: 21 Oct 2008, 04:12 »

499 SEK.

about 70 dollars.

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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1297 on: 21 Oct 2008, 07:12 »

The boy insisted I try them on with my polka dot dress.  I think it kind of looks like someone threw up polka dots all over me.

I would agree that the boots and dress together are too much, but boy do I love that dress.

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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1298 on: 21 Oct 2008, 07:29 »

On this advice alone, I bought that pair I was considering, and they arrived in the mail today:

Yaaay! But never with that dress!
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Re: Let's have a fashion advice thread.
« Reply #1299 on: 21 Oct 2008, 09:26 »

My college is in the upper midwest and suffers from ridiculous amounts of snow and ice storms. The past two years I attempted to get by in basic chucks... that was not a bright idea. I need winter boots. They need to have good enough traction so that I don't fall and not cost too terribly much. Suggestions?
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