Saguache wrote:Its probably important to clarify that my style is all about utility. This is a summary of what my partner said to me while talking about it this morning. So, basically I don't have a style. Or perhaps I don't have a style that's conducive to joining in most of the parties that are going to be going on at the playa.
twister5voy wrote:Saguache wrote: An example, something I'm proud of, the utility bent is my van.
Sorry to drift but are you by chance a member of TheSamba? Your van looks awfully familiar.
One of the hottest boys I ever met on the playa was an engineer, and he had zero "style" (he's of the Utility school as well), but he had an amazing personality, a great sense of joy & wonderment... he was someone people wanted to be around. The clothes had nothing to do with it.
Personally I wear t-shirts & clown pants or pj bottoms during the day, suits & ties at night. I like suits & ties, I'm comfortable in them, I wear them. Done. (granted, they tend to be flashy, but they're still suits & ties).
late wrote:(what purpose does a modern tie play? some western version of seppuku where you can hang yourself if you fail your corp?).
tamarakay wrote:Ok, but after today's mail delivery I will be changing Sparkly Bra to Corset. WOWZA! I actually like my body.
Saguache wrote:You do have that mustache Eric, that took some work and pushes the boundaries a tad.
Savannah wrote:A collar like that could be approximated with a coat that has a "standing collar"', or a separate piece of neckwear called a jabot ("ornamental cascade of ruffles or frills"), a cravat, or an ascot. A scarf or a piece of fabric can also be used to approximate. No need to spend a lot of money on this part, it's all in how you drape it.
SaritaSyrah wrote:I am SO GLAD that I read this thread. Thusfar my costume planning has been along the lines of "yeah, burners would like that." Instead of "Gosh, I love that!"
From now on, forget what you people like. Im pleasing myself.
Eric wrote:Like Savannah said- wearing a look is based on confidence. If you put it on & you feel good in it- wear it. Nobody elses opinion matters, period.
theCryptofishist wrote:So we're all meeting at the man Wednesday morning at five and we're going to Dress the Man!
Next question: Does the man dress left or right?
Kevinochi wrote:Kinda sucks we're travelling all the way from Belgium. This limits the stuff we can bring due to luggage restrictions. On the other hand, this limitation will make sure that what we DO bring will be carefully considered
I'll probably end up trading my clothing with other burners anyway
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