Whatever Happened To A Nice Pair Of Jeans And Tee?

Our fascination with menswear? Kind of obsessive. And it was only further provoked by an article in today's Wall Street Journal on the new Thom Browne-designed line for Brooks Brothers, Black Fleece. In case you've forgotten, Thom Browne supposedly "revolutionized" menswear by creating a new men's suit silhouette: One with a cropped leg. We always thought this is funny, because — call us fashion losers or even worse, June Cleaver — but we just can't imagine some straight man in a meeting with other straight men and wearing a suit that purposefully displays his ankles.

This has yielded the following question: Which is the greater men's fashion offense? The, ahem, slightly-poncy skinny suit/cropped ankle combo? Or the hyper-masculine (or something) K-Fed poor little trucker boy look? Which turns you off more? And is there anything that men wear that actually ups their powers of attraction? Take our poll, or put your thoughts in the comments.

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DISCUSSION

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Neither is good. The suit-capri is double bad because a dude could take off the hat and the vest and probably be ok, but you can't just drop yer pants in the middle of the weekly staff meeting. Well, you could...

It just proves that as long as there is a decent name attached, people will fucking buy anything, regardless if it looks inspired from Pee Wee's Big Adventures. That shit is not revolutionary. It actually looks like he doesn't realize his dryer produces heat.

Regarding the last question: Yes, there absolutely is. It's called clothes that fit, match and are clean. It does not have to be trendy/expensive or trendy/thrift store. I'm all over that casual great-pair-of-jeans and hot plain 'ol tee look.