Here is my view of timeless fashion, things that are always in style, always look good, and you don't have to keep up with the trends.
STOP doing the following:
1. Wearing jogging/basketball shoes/. They don’t look good or stylish. I keep seeing Nike, Adidas, etc. If you want a pair of Adidas, get a nice pair of sambas.
2. Baseball caps. These automatically knock a point off. There is nothing “nice” or stylish about them.
3. Phones are not an accessory, and nobody cares what your phone is.
4. Vans, sketchers, converse…sigh. Be creative. Those are basic at it gets. If you want to be stylish with a pair of Converse, get a pair from John Varvatos.
Get a nice pair of desert boots or chukkas, from Clarks, Frye, Cole Haan, Kenneth Cole, etc.
Get a nice pair of cowboy boots
Get a nice pair of retro Asics (Onitsuka tigers), or Diesels or New Balance classics.
Do not wear undershirts. Wear the shirt you want to wear.
Get a nice leather jacket. Superdry and Diesel have some awesome fitted ones. Girls will always check a guy out in a nice leather jacket.
Wear different shades of colors, almost everything I see here is either white, black or grey. Wear greens and purples more often.
For work, get a least one pair of wingtips for the office.
Watches are a waste of money. You have a phone. Do not wear glasses unless you HAVE to have them. This includes sunglasses. They are not a fashion piece.
Wear blue jeans for anything casual, avoid khakis unless you are going into the office
Buy some nice western/plaid shirts
Lastly, don’t wear hoodies or sweaters unless it’s actually cold outside. Hoodies in general are not a fashion piece.
Do not dress how you see models dressed in pictures. Develop your own style over time. Get it to match your hair/eye color and physical features.
If anyone wants me to post brands or stores that carry each thing I stated here, just ask.
Goth ninja is over a decade old
Rick owens was popular when you were 6-8 years old.
I feel there is a direct correlation with the influx of women on /fa/ and the rapid decline in quality of posts and rise in the belief that politically correct language be used
1. I agree.
2. I agree.
3. Wrong. If you have a shit phone, you are limiting yourself unnecessarily.
4. I agree.
As for the advice:
2. No no no no no why the fuck would anyone wear cowboy boots.
3. Meh, sure.
4. Undershirts have a purpose.
5. Sure, but superdry is shit.
7. Plain or cap toe oxfords, no wingtip or brogue shit.
8. Absolutely wrong.
9. Meh, some people can pull off khakis in casual fits.
10. No, keep shirts relatively plain.
12. Probably the most sensible thing you've said in your entire post.
I should have prefaced this by saying I am from Texas. I have girls all the time tell me straight up "cowboy boots on a guy are hot." So some of this is perhaps regional advice. But I see celebrities dress like this all time as well. This would be considered normal and fashionable here (and I would assume anywhere).
How is this politically correct? Actually, never mind, the debate is pointless because the only people complaining about political correctness are insecure beta males shitposting "triggering!!!" gifs. The rest of us are getting the fuck on with things.
stupid advice but cowboy boots are pretty badass, i'll give you that
This is a great example of why you should never take an average woman's advice of clothing. Those girls think men who represent their masculine ideal for a cowboy are hot. The boots have nothing to do with it.
For people disagreeing with me, I am only aggregating the advice from females, or fashion that I have seen attract females. Most men have terrible fashion sense when it comes to dressing casually. And if you ever point out how bad it is, they will say "Fuck off, I'm a man. Men don't care how they dress!." Then they proceed to dress like some kind of transgender.
Why does everyone have such a fucking boner for 'timeless' fashion
I like that there is something very contemporary and iconic for my time pieces of clothing in my wardrobe
Fashion of different periods and eras are also really interesting in how they differ and what was in trend and how the fashion changed
Get back to reddit you fashion fearing normie fucking scum
I think you can be timeless, but still interesting. You just need to know what you're doing.
Example is high waisted pants and an interesting shirt, i dunno. It could easily be timeless, but interesting.
Here it is, the ultimate fashion trainwreck.
>Here is my view of timeless fashion, things that are always in style, always look good, and you don't have to keep up with the trends.
Starts with picture wrinkly cunt of a leather jacket. Not even a motorcycle jacket, probably not genuine leather, looks like some washed up Chinese crap.
>STOP doing the following:
Don't tell people what to do faggot. Show don't tell.
>1. Wearing jogging/basketball shoes/. They don’t look good or stylish. I keep seeing Nike, Adidas, etc. If you want a pair of Adidas, get a nice pair of sambas.
Being a brand whore instead of spending your money on things that have utility. If you play basketball, you can probably get away with Jordans because you're probably in the same crowd of losers that wear them too. "Trying to get a girl with a brand then you hella wont"
>2. Baseball caps. These automatically knock a point off. There is nothing “nice” or stylish about them.
Some superficial women like caps. Dress to impress.
>3. Phones are not an accessory, and nobody cares what your phone is.
A lot of modern teenagers use smart phones for their stupid insta shit. Somebody might not fit in to certain crowds without one.
>4. Vans, sketchers, converse…sigh. Be creative. Those are basic at it gets. If you want to be stylish with a pair of Converse, get a pair from John Varvatos.
All those brands are all for high school kids but for some reason they are still in fashion in smaller clicks that really don't care about what's /fa/. I'd never be caught dead in them, but a black pair of converse is about as "timeless" as it gets. If you're wearing John Varvatos you're a total faggot.
1. They aren't my style, but I can't bash athletic looks.
4.Wouldn't "basic" and "recognizable" be more "timeless"?
5. Change this to "any basic classic boot" without any frills
6. Lol, only if you live in the southwest.
10. Match your colors with your complexion, hair, and eye tones.
11. Cap or plain toe would be better, even if I like wingtips
12. Just like the ever utilitarian neck tie!
14. Western shirt? Why not throw in a nice bandana too?
15. Yeah, I can agree with this.
I'm just going to go out and say the trick to being "timeless" isn't following a list, it's finding what works for you. Adhering to what you like not because it's trendy, but because you like it. Wearing fits that suit your body type, not the fits that are in vogue. Once you get the basics of form, fit, color, pattern, and context, and as long as you're mindful, pretty much any aesthetic can look good.
>Clarks, Frye, Cole Haan, Kenneth Cole
you had me up to that point
this is pasta right
>Get a nice pair of desert boots or chukkas, from Clarks, Frye, Cole Haan, Kenneth Cole, etc.
Haven't you seen that episode of That 70's Show where Hyde explains Fez is still a virgin because he wears chukkas? Then Kelso says, "they make me want to up chukka". Why would you get some felt covered shit boots when you can get something waterproof for the real world?
>Get a nice pair of cowboy boots
Only you have the personality to rock them.
>Get a nice pair of retro Asics (Onitsuka tigers), or Diesels or New Balance classics.
Why buy some crappy Chinese made garbage tennis shoes that will fall apart in a year again?
>Do not wear undershirts. Wear the shirt you want to wear.
>Get a nice leather jacket. Superdry and Diesel have some awesome fitted ones. Girls will always check a guy out in a nice leather jacket.
If you buy a leather jacket and don't ride a motorcycle you're a poser. There are plenty of weatherproof alternatives that will make you look less of a faggot.
>Wear different shades of colors, almost everything I see here is either white, black or grey. Wear greens and purples more often.
It's far more important to wear what pleases you than to buy colors that other people like.
>For work, get a least one pair of wingtips for the office.
Yeah, that will get you that promotion you deserve but never ask for.
>Watches are a waste of money. You have a phone. Do not wear glasses unless you HAVE to have them. This includes sunglasses. They are not a fashion piece.
Sunglasses are very /fa/. Watches are jewelry, there is nothing wrong with that.
>Wear blue jeans for anything casual, avoid khakis unless you are going into the office
What about Shorts? Black Jeans? What the fuck?
>Buy some nice western/plaid shirts
Especially if you're a faggot
>Lastly, don’t wear hoodies or sweaters unless it’s actually cold outside. Hoodies in general are not a fashion piece.
DON'T WEAR SWEATERS UNLESS IT'S COLD. YOU HEARD THE MAN.
Terrible advice section, and your critiques aren't much better. It is very region-specific advice (no wonder why most Texans I've met dress like shit). Jacket in original pic is horrible.
OP is obviously a retard, but I disagree about leather jackets/motorcycles. I ride an 80's Honda 650 CB and I own a very un-/fa/ leather jacket because I want spine, shoulder and elbow protection. I don't look at normies walking around in leather jackets and think they're posers. Plus, some of the nicer, slimmer ones would probably be smart protection when riding a bicycle.
Maybe a teenager or something. But every phone is a smart phone, and very phone looks the same and does the same thing. It's not like a pair of shoes that can vary vastly between two people. A phone is just a blank screen with a button on it (sometimes).
it's still says a lot about you though.
an iphone can mean you value simplicity and utility, or you like to show off status, or you're social w/e.
and android can say a lot you too, but it varies on the manufacturer. but it can generally mean you're tech savy, a tinkerer, like customization, etc.
>100% of all leather use was specifically for motorcycles
>there are no other examples of leather being used for protection or fashion
>there are no other aesthetics that can use leather besides emulating the fonz
i fucking hate normies i swear
Literally everything you wrote about leather was wrong. They were first used as flight jackets.
Damn you're an idiot and normie.
"i fucking hate normies i swear"
Then you basically hate yourself and almost everyone who responded to my thread.
It literally says nothing about you. About half of all people I know simply get whatever phone their plan can get them cheapest. Or they get hand-me-downs from others. And they all practically do the same thing. They don't say "alot" about someone, and if it did, it wouldn't really matter what was said.
nice anecdotal evidence guy.
>About half of all people I know simply get whatever phone their plan can get them cheapest. Or they get hand-me-downs from others.
then it says they don't care about their phone, just that they have one. a good portion of android users.
laughably bad thread
not only are the tips shit, but OP seems to assume that the only reason to dress well is to get laid, and that a good fit is inherently "nice" clothes
funny enough when I first started trying to dress better last year and read it, I already knew more than my friend in fashion school
it was funny
>>dont wear watches
I have a digital clock on my phone.
>>dont wear sunglasses
I don't stare into the sun. Do you?
>>dont wear undershirts
Sorry, I don't wear extra clothes that I don't have to. Especially when they make the shirt on top wrinkle up, or increase my body heat, or just look tacky.
>>dont wear sweaters
I do when it's cold.
Anything that's not build as a riding jacket will probably rip off like toilet paper. There are a lot of people who wear 60's Police style motorcycle jackets and don't ride. The history as flight jackets and use with motorcycles far outweighs the newage punk scene. Most leather jackets are the lowest of the low in leather quality therefore have no function for long term protection from rain either. Nobody waxes their JCP jacket like one would a Langlitz.
>leather jackets look cool
>dressing to look cool
Seriously dude you sound like a tryhard. I went through a leather jacket phase when I was like 10. There is nothing cool about dressing like Fonzi or pretending you're a punk. If you want to stay warm and dry get a fucking windbreaker and sweater. If you ride a motorcycle, get something legitimate like a Langlitz or fuck off. Stop trying to be cool and just be yourself.
>There is nothing cool about dressing like Fonzi or pretending you're a punk
You could say that about any fashion piece, so the argument doesn't make any sense.
"You're gonna wear skinny jeans? Stop trying to dress like Justin Beiber or some skinny beta male."
I don't wear skinny jeans, but they are pretty popular, despite being the staple of all goths, edgelords, outcasts, punks, etc.
And what about the rest of the post???
If you lived in a rainy part of the country with puddles and shit, would you rather get a pair of rain boots at the store or a pair of tennis shoes because you'll look cooler?
Shitty metaphor, but please name one instance where a leather jacket has more function as a utilitarian garment then a similar jacket in price. Owning a leather jacket is nothing but flashy and unfunctional unless you ride a motorcycle.
There is nothing /fa/ about trying to be someone your not. You wouldn't buy a parka if you lived in a desert, even if it made you look /fa/. Why would you buy a leather jacket if you wanted to stay warm and dry? There are plenty of other more valid alternatives, unless you ride a motorcycle.
because some jackets are worn when it isn't cold enough to warrant a goose-down parka? Do you live in the middle of the Sahara or the fucking Arctic where temperate weather just simply doesn't exist? Leather jackets have long since been disconnected from just people riding motorcycles. By that same shitty logic, you shouldn't be wearing jeans, because those are for coal miners and there are better alternatives, and you shouldn't wear cowboy boots because those are for cowboys. I'm willing to bet you're the braindead OP because only you could be so fucking stupid to think like this.
and in this case an incredibly empty platitude
most clothes wont get in the way of the function of your day to day suburban life unless you insist on wearing a hazmat suit everywhere you go
Leather jackets are fedora core, and presently a passing fad at best. Any climate you live in, you'll smell like sweat or be dealing with your unwaxed drenched soggy leather that wouldn't protect you from a motorcycle wreck instead of just wearing a sweater like a decent person who has a clue. Your value as a human is about the same as the edibility the plastic fruit in my grandmothers living room. You'd probably change who you are to make a girlfriend too. Looser.
Obviously not if I've cited Langlitz as a riders jacket.>>10823092
>most clothes wont get in the way of the function of your day to day suburban life unless you insist on wearing a hazmat suit everywhere you go
Unless you'll be sweating, or getting drenched in rain or snow.
Pearl-snap western shirts are pretty dope, but OP is full of pretty lame advice, and he comes off very MFA
This is a fashion board, not a fashion advice board
You don't come to /fa/ to post mundane shit or learn babby's first steps to not looking like your mom dressed you.
>You don't come to /fa/ to post mundane shit or learn babby's first steps to not looking like your mom dressed you.
No, the endless threads with hoodies and nikes are the ones who look like their mom dressed them.
>will probably continue
>in the shadow of aviators, police men, punks with cafe racers, and glam artists of the 70's and 80's
Get real. They have been making somewhat of a comeback lately, and that's the fad I'm talking about.
this board has such terrible taste in fashion. every time I come here I see people looking like they're homeless and calling it fashion. if you want to look classic and stylish all you need is a pair of dark jeans and a nice sweater from banana republic or similar. maybe top it off with a nice pair of leather dress shoes (check out aldo if there's one near you) and you're good for any situation.
ask any female and this is what they will say is most attract for a man to be dressed as.
yeah, anyone who doesn't dress try hard art student must obviously be fedora.
get real, the only females you're gonna get dressing like a art student who spent too much at the thrift store are militant feminists with gonorrhea and hairy legs and stupid coloured hard. enjoy listening to them endlessly prattle about how all their mental illnesses make them so unique and individual.
Banana Republic is great. A lot of my leather shoes and work wear comes from there, as well as some casual stuff, especially jackets for winter.
I love how anytime someone agrees with me, even a little, they think I'm posting as someone else, even though the writing style is obviously from someone else.
>Do not wear undershirts
>Watches aren't a fashion piece
>Glasses aren't a fashion piece
>Wear blue jeans for anything casual
>Didn't even mention chino, probably thinks khakis and chinos are the same things
>Hoodies are not a fashion piece
HOOOOOLY SHIT I'M RUSSLED
THIS BETTER BE BAIT
First off, go back to reddit with your shifty memswear.
Secondly every list I see like this is always strict guidelines of 'buy these shoes, wear dark denim, never wear khakis, don't do this' then always finish off with 'you need to find your own style.' It's just bullshit. Copying out this bullshit list probably makes you feel better about yourself for being a clone, but we don't need it.
You've clearly never been to Reddit.
/r/mfa would reject this fucking idiot harder than we have.
Just because you read
>Get a nice pair of desert boots or chukkas, from Clarks, Frye, Cole Haan, Kenneth Cole, etc.
Does not mean he is from Reddit.
my advice for /fa/ is to wear whatever they like and look good at them
because fashion is non-universal
>get real, the only females you're gonna get dressing like a art student who spent too much at the thrift store are militant feminists with gonorrhea and hairy legs and stupid coloured hard. enjoy listening to them endlessly prattle about how all their mental illnesses make them so unique and individual.
You have no idea how deep this cuts. But I'll still wear my Doc Martens with my goodwill jackets because I can't justify having empty pockets and buying all my products from Jews that manufacture crap overseas. Have fun with your sterile, suburban life, full of dress shoe blisters and plastic superficial women. Your girlfriend is probably as boring as peanuts.
You got me there bro, I have the for lifes for the value though. Still not even made in England but whatever.
All of my dress shirts and coats are American made.
also I can tell these are all you because you keep awkwardly calling women "females"
when I'm out and trying to fuck a dude I don't say I'm trying to pick up some males, I say I'm trying to fuck a man.
retarded kids who can't understand fashion as an art and think their worse shortcoming is their fashion sense when they have the mentality of a 14 year old kid, what were you expecting?
YOURE ON A FUCKING FASHION BOARD JESUS FUCK
THIS IS FOR FASHION AND WHAT PEOPLE INTERESTED IN FASHION FINDS GOOD LOOKING, NOT YOUR RETARDED EX GIRLFRIEND
Holy shit I hate faggots like you
It's like everything you do in life is just to attract women, you insecure fuck.
>OMFG ARE YOU SERIOUSLY ENJOYING PROGRAMMING? GIRLS DONT LIKE IT SO YOU SHOULDNT ENJOY IT!!
>ANON WTF ARE YOU SERIOUSLY DRIVING [insert car here], WOMEN DONT LIKE THAT
>STOP DOING WHAT YOU LIKE, DO EVERYTHING FOR WOMEN
So fucking desperate, yet still you are here as a shitposting virgin. There are women who are into fashion as well, you know. Not just men.