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Old 23.03.2015, 11:51
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

The pure white ones are much more of a statement, if worn well (like the Hackett ad). All of the light coloured ones are fine, but blend into a "I am" or "wannabee" the country club set.

I'm afraid the real thing are wearing white, or pink or melon or red or green...(I admire the bravura, don't give a damn if I look like an upside down lollipop..the male counterpart to Lily Pulitzer dresses)
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Old 23.03.2015, 11:54
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Can't say I dislike white jeans etc., but few ladies can wear them without the risk of being vulgar or a tad ridiculous.
As demonstrated in hair salons where they oblige all their staff to wear (tight) white trousers. Some carry it off waaaay better than others.
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Old 23.03.2015, 12:17
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

When I met the future Mrs. G., she was the proud owner of a pair of skin-tight white corduroys, which she affectionately referred to as her "f**k-me pants".
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Old 23.03.2015, 12:20
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

And what are you wearing on the top? Polos? Ruggers? That makes a difference as to which shoes work best.
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Old 23.03.2015, 14:03
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

What exactly do you intend to do in those white pants? What kind of places do you intend to be in, and what sort of activities? When? I think that would determine how appropriate they are for anything.

The only thing I can think of right now appropriate for those pants is maybe an Easter Sunday service, or something like that. But perhaps you have better ideas.
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Old 23.03.2015, 17:22
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

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I'm not that slim so the only white trousers I have are very casual, and I wear them only during summers.
I have those, I made them myself. Those are the best. Linen, too.

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..maybe an Easter Sunday service, or something like that..
Ok, this is getting confusing.

Anyways, I am no sure why exactly but I have a pair of white skinny jeans. You just wear them for anything you would wear jeans for, except you look around to not get manky.

This is what I do with them



I think OP might not go wrong with a bit of a marine look? Or is that too French?
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Old 23.03.2015, 17:27
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I think OP might not go wrong with a bit of a marine look? Or is that too French?
Marine look for men is fine if you're gay and proud to tell the world about it (think Jean-Paul Gaultier). Otherwise, it's best avoided
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Old 23.03.2015, 17:31
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

if marine is too boring, maybe you could go for fireman or native american?
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Old 23.03.2015, 17:32
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

Mais non, there is a manly slightly pirate version of the marine. Kinda naval....hmmmmm. Ok, where were we.

The only thing is, once white gets a bit dirty during the day, it does look awful.

Hahahah, Phil made me laugh. Yeah, true. But it is really true that in our neck of the woods, people wear marine stuff.
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Old 23.03.2015, 17:43
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

Problem solver:

White strides, with black/white brogues-cum-golf shoes; pale lemon polo shirt and pink pully casually draped over the shoulders.
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Old 27.03.2015, 01:04
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

And this mac for when it starts tipping...
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Just one item from the new exclusive McDonalds collection Its a toss-up in the style stakes between this and the Lidl trench
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Old 27.03.2015, 07:11
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

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I'm not that slim so the only white trousers I have are very casual, and I wear them only during summers.


Can't say I dislike white jeans etc., but few ladies can wear them without the risk of being vulgar or a tad ridiculous. White stockings are for schoolgirls, I adored them when I was little.
I have those, wish I still had the sculpted tummy to go with them though. My sister is almost retirement age and still has a belly like that.
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Old 27.03.2015, 09:02
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

GEOX is very popular with the Swiss - by which I mean proper Swiss - no secondo or people just living in Switzerland.

I do not take fashion tips from a group of people who are unable to tie and tie properly.

My only tip for you really is to get yourself a copy of http://www.amazon.com/Mr-Jones-Rules.../dp/0340920866 - read it, read it twice and then ignore anything that sounds a bit girly.
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Old 27.03.2015, 10:01
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

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GEOX is very popular with the Swiss - by which I mean proper Swiss - no secondo or people just living in Switzerland.
I though GEOX only made shoes for toddlers and young children?

I suppose if an adult wants that sort of style and they can get a pair big enough...
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Old 27.03.2015, 10:50
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I though GEOX only made shoes for toddlers and young children?

I suppose if an adult wants that sort of style and they can get a pair big enough...
There is an entire GEOX shop in Covent Garden - adults and childrens shoes, clothes and handbags. Never went in there but always swarming, w/Swiss tourists maybe?

I think GEOX entered the market with a USP (breathable soles) then lost the plot...

Wonder how it goes for the McDonald's textile collection - perhaps the fabric has rubbable scent?
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Old 27.03.2015, 12:32
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

@Mr. Maq: Be a rebel... Go with the first pair and be damned!
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@Mr. Maq: Be a rebel... Go with the first pair and be damned!
...or not
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Old 02.04.2015, 18:39
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

Never know when someone might invite you to a White party, Jay-Z or other. Otherwise appropriate to wear white this Easter Sunday.
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

with those shoes -a disaster.
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I'm a bit embarrassed to ask so please don't laugh too hard

I bought some really nice I really love them Hackett kensington slim canvas white-ish trousers. They are not exactly white but the pic below gives an idea:



Now my problem is that I want to use them with sneakers too but I am not 100% sure I will be a bit ridiculously with it. I want to combine it with a pair of Geox dark brown and a bit of black leather with some bits of white, and to me they look ok.

I can imagine Hackett is known to many Briton expats here and the question is whether I can use Hackett trousers with Geox dark brown snikers or it is a total violation of some dressing code?

Bottom line is I don't have too many problems at the moment
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Re: fashion tip needed regarding white trousers

well go cool like the jay Z




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