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I got this jacket for my first office work position, I wore the shirt on stage for most of the gigs of my indie poetry rock band. Together they’ve got a nihilist vice principal vibe I could rock today, too bad they don’t fit anymore.

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Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes. Thoreau (via glamour)

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The best fashion show is definitely on the street. Always has been. Always will be. Bill Cunningham (via putthison)

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clementinevonradics: boys-latinx: Seeing models wear “simple” looks pisses me off if my chubby ass wore a plain white t shirt it wouldn’t be considered a look Y’all I am firmly of the belief that when someone is described as “fashionable” 99.99999% of the time it’s just code for “thin” I stopped following the Satorialist for that reason. 

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Always wear shoes that are good for running or fighting. Joe Strummer 

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I always felt that if I dressed more distinguished, that would add age to me. But [in my 40s] I figured dressing like a 20-year-old in jeans and T-shirts 24/7 would age me even quicker. Ahmir-Khalib Thompson (aka Questlove) I’m now in my 30s and am on a similar trajetory: I’ve started to prefer to […]

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putthison: “Wear clean clothes — look good” #9 on Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Rulins for 1943. (Photo of Woody performing on the New York subway, 1943) -Pete

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It reminds me of Value Village. Real grunge. I love that rich ladies are going to pay a fortune to look like we used to look when we had nothing.  Courtney Love on the Saint Laurent FW13 collection in a recent interview with The Fashion Law. Quoted here in a Put This On article about menswear and flannel.

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My intention is to make a contribution to the sociology of intellectual production, […] as well as to analysis of fetishism and magic. There too, you might say, “But why not go and study magic in "primitive” societies, rather than in the Paris fashion scene?“ I think that one of the functions of ethnological discourse […]

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In France, the tasseled loafer makes its own peculiar political statement. John Vinocur, the executive editor of The International Herald Tribune, said that the shoes were worn, actually flaunted, by young rightists in the mid-1980’s who wished to demonstrate their distaste for the Socialist Government…To them, the preppiness of the shoe represented American prosperity and […]