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June 20, 2011 12:51 PM   Subscribe

The Sartorial Twist. Why settle for one fashionable ensemble when you can have three?
posted by ardgedee (27 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
For when you want your look to say "I dress according to a random number generator."
posted by Horace Rumpole at 12:59 PM on June 20, 2011 [3 favorites]


Gahh this is pretty terrible.
posted by Mister_A at 1:01 PM on June 20, 2011 [2 favorites]


I quite enjoy this. Exquisite Corpse for the style set.
posted by wemayfreeze at 1:03 PM on June 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


Crap, crap, crap, aaaand... crap.
"I dress according to a random number generator."

Doesn't everyone? I dress in the dark at 5am so as to not wake She Who Must Not Be Disturbed and it's always a random shirt in the drawer. Sure, it's a limited set of 20-so, but it's a mystery to me until I get outside to the car.
posted by Old'n'Busted at 1:04 PM on June 20, 2011


Although I really wish the images linked to their originals. That's a wasted opportunity.
posted by wemayfreeze at 1:04 PM on June 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


Also wish you could link to a particular combination to see it again. I HAVE SO MANY WISHES.
posted by wemayfreeze at 1:05 PM on June 20, 2011 [2 favorites]


Love it!
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 1:06 PM on June 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


90% of my clothes can be mixed and matched without my looking any more slovenly than I usually do.
posted by octothorpe at 1:06 PM on June 20, 2011


I ended up with a dude/lady with six arms. I wish that would come into fashion.
posted by Peztopiary at 1:07 PM on June 20, 2011


Oh come on ... this is great!
posted by odinsdream at 1:10 PM on June 20, 2011


I ended up with a dude/lady with six arms.

There's something very Gods Walk Among Us about some of the too-many or too-few limbs things that happen with these. Love it.
posted by cortex at 1:14 PM on June 20, 2011


Most of the outfits looked fairly normal to me. I must be watching too much kpop fashions
posted by needled at 1:18 PM on June 20, 2011


You know, with a few exceptions (a heavy wool coat combined with a breezy light skirt, for example) these actually look pretty good.

Which I guess is the point of The Sartorialist - the idea that a great look is more based on a few solid items that look pretty good with almost anything than trying to force yourself into an unnatural gimmick.
posted by The demon that lives in the air at 1:23 PM on June 20, 2011


What it demonstrates is...tahdah!..that people who follow trends and who are photographed by style bloggers who follow the same trends will all wear similar clothes at similar moments. You could, of course, through in some fat girl chic from Definatalie or someone queer fashion from Bevan Brandlingham and mess the whole thing up. Not that I'd turn down a luxurious and subfusc fashionable wardrobe should anyone have one going begging.
posted by Frowner at 1:32 PM on June 20, 2011


I like this except I wish the image pieces would link back to the whole image in context. Some of these outfits I wanna see on their own.
posted by penduluum at 1:32 PM on June 20, 2011


or "throw in" as some people like to say.
posted by Frowner at 1:32 PM on June 20, 2011


Oh. wemayfreeze already said that. And also said the other complaint I had. So uh: high five, wemayfreeze.
posted by penduluum at 1:32 PM on June 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


I think this is neat. Also, I like Sartorialist, and I think it's pretty great when people put thought into what they wear.
posted by shakespeherian at 1:40 PM on June 20, 2011 [2 favorites]


Is this something I would have to not wear garanimals to care about?
posted by The Bellman at 1:43 PM on June 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


*SMACK!*
posted by wemayfreeze at 1:48 PM on June 20, 2011


For completeness's sake, The Sartorialist is the source of these images.
posted by knave at 2:35 PM on June 20, 2011


So glad I have mother to make sure I'm looking spiffy.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 2:38 PM on June 20, 2011


... loving the man skirts ... we need more of them ...
posted by Surfurrus at 3:02 PM on June 20, 2011


Nobody's going to mention hipsters?
posted by desjardins at 3:52 PM on June 20, 2011


I like the ones where the head faces one way and the feet the other.
posted by GenjiandProust at 4:14 PM on June 20, 2011


I think it would be better if they didn't include their heads, the weird old guy I just got was kind of creepy. The outfit was pretty normal though - brown jacket and jeans.
posted by Kris10_b at 8:01 PM on June 20, 2011


Luckily nobody is likely to have the expansive wardrobe required to copy these.
posted by equivocator at 8:34 PM on June 20, 2011


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