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How do you guys dress? I've read that INTPs don't care about their appearance, and that they tend to dress inappropriately for certain situations.

In my case I like to look good. I don't follow fashion trends though, and for the most part I tend to avoid them. A few years ago I bought a members only jacket because I thought it was cool. Since then they've apparently come back into style, so I stopped wearing it.

I like to be seen as different, but not in the sense that I'm trying to be different at all costs. In middle school I didn't care, I was fat and wore shorts and a t-shirt. In HS I started dressing nicer. I wore slacks all the time, with a button up or polo shirt tucked in. I also sometimes wore a tweed sportcoat I found at the goodwill ($12!!!). I always wore my navy blue vans. Girls liked it, I looked good, and life was great.

In college I started dressing more mainstream, mainly because my school is more judgmental than most. I just started wearing jeans a year ago after a 6 year hiatus. I still prefer buttonups and polos to tees, but I force myself to wear t-shirts more often now ( and I no longer tuck them in). My vans are for special occasions now, since in my opinion they clash with the bluejeans.

Things I like:

Jackets- an essential for me, I don't really know why. I have a leather members only (not the classic pattern, but something I've never seen anywhere else, so i still wear it), a green tweed jacket, and a green tweed sportcoat. I alternate between the tweed jacket and the leather members only.

Slacks- wear them less now but I like how they are comfortable.

Buttonup oxford shirts- light blue is my favorite. I like to roll the sleeves.

classic vans- duhhhhhh

Retro- I love finding retro stuff in my grandpa's closet or at thrift stores. My overall style is very clasic, I found this red-purple knit rayon 70's polo with a huge collar at my grandpa's house. its my favorite shirt of all time, only for special occasions.

parted hair- was longer in HS but now I have to do a military style part. Both are good in my book.

Things I hate:

Dressing in warm weather- I have a lot of trouble doing this. Being from socal, a polo and slacks is my summer attire, but i learned the hard way not to wear this to the beach.

Trendy stuff- I'll even avoid things I liked previously just because they're back in style. Remember that episode of Doug?

Sweatshirts/hoodies- never.

skate shoes- nope

long hair- on guys, of course

spiked hair- lame, even though its out of style (i think) I would never do this

girls jeans on guys- I don't understand this at all.





In general I care greatly about my appearance but have trouble with overdressing.
 

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...i'll never understand the point of abandoning something you like just because it's becoming mainstream. if you like it, you like it. that should be where the process ends.

anyway, i dunno. i used to make a point of dressing weirdly, but not because i wanted to be weird as much as my taste was a bit out of the norm. and to be honest i still like all that stuff, i just can't be arsed to put together outfits like that anymore. so, depending on the day, i'll just do jeans and a shirt and a hoodie, or maybe something a little more artsy -- you know, play around with layers and colors and whatnot. i don't restrict myself to any "style" or "fashion". i just wear whatever i want.

looks are certainly important to me, though. could be 'cause i'm a lady. it seems to me guys get away with dressing lazily/slobby a lot easier than girls do. i dunno, could just be me.
 

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My dressing style has evolved lately from what it used to be. In the beginning of high school I had a couple of tees that I wore all the time and wore blue jeans a lot with running shoes. I really only wore polos and button ups near the end of high school. When I got here to college I had reverted back to dressing comfy over style this was last year. Now Im slowly making an effort to look nice polos, button ups, khaki pants, dresser shoes then running shoe and usually a hat. As Im finding out how comfy these clothes are they are becoming more of my wardrobe. Right now Im trying to figure out which colors look well together. I tend to keep my colors dark when Im dressing so that I look nice but my outfit doesn't yell HEY LOOK AT ME!. Which is something I joke with my ESFJ he likes to dress to be noticed. Example was we were all going somewhere in suits majority being black suits and he walks out in a red suit.

Anyway for my not list I really hate bright colors and to many stripes. Shirts with big logos on the front I really hate and polos that are more then the little emblem on the shirt. I do not like spiked hair on me but its fun to play with on other peoples head :happy:. I barely like to do anything with my hair then put a hat on it that its basically became habit.
 

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I like to wear what ever I think is nice and am often critized by my mom, because I wear really strange combinations of clothing (nothing matches.. ever), but as long as I like it, that's good enough for me. It always works out somehow in the end. Also, I'm kinda seen as the fashonista to my friends, which I find utterly laughable, because I really don't put that much thought into it and I never follow fashion trends because it's just stupid to dress a certain way because it's "popular". I think you should just wear what you like. I guess it's just my inner rebel blabing again :laughing:

There are some times when I'm just so tired, cold and there is nothing washed that I just go "f*ck it!" and throw on whatever is comfortable and warm (this happens a lot in the winter) because I can't really bother to make a decent outfit that is warm and partially because my brain is not fully functioning.

Things I like:

Lots and lots of skirts - Long, short, fluffy, etc. Patterns are nice too.
Stockings - Stripes, lace, knitted, you name it. As I mentioned I love skirts and wacky stockings are a must.
Knee high socks - They're just awesome. End of story.
Silly Tees - T-shirts with funny pictures, quotes, band logos, etc. I love those. I especially love this one that is the periodic table of internet lingo
Casual Dresses - You can wear anything with them :D
Waist Belts - So many uses. I can turn a jacket into a sweater! (good for when there are no sweaters washed)
Jeans - The EVERYTHING pants. Skinny jeans are just a big no for me. Straight or with a bit of flare are good.
Tall Boots - The only shoes I wear in the winter (partially out of laziness) in black and brown, and really comfortable.
CONVERSE - Why do I even bother with other shoes? ok, and some flats.. I try to stay away from heels no matter how comfortable/pretty because i'm extremely clumsy. Now just add pointy shoes and I'm a danger to myself as well as others.


Hates:
Hmm..

Ankle boots - They just look horrible and make who ever is wearing them look shorter.
Half boot, half sandal - The most stupid shoe created yet.
 

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My style's just whatever's comfy, even if it's not the most 'fashionable' thing.
 
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i used to dress much more eccentrically but now my sense of style's sort of morphed into fuck-it-i-don't-care. i want my clothes to be comfortable and i've never matched a day in my life. most often i'm in jeans, canvas flats/converses and some airy shirt with an open round neckline. i have an unhealthy amount of band shirts and place shirts. i like greens. i like simple stripes. i like corduroy for some reason. i like 50s housewife type skirts. i have a black cardigan i wear to death. i like as little makeup as humanly possible. i like simple ethnic bracelets. like made of string or hemp. maybe an interesting headband. peacoat for coffee, hoodie for beach bonfires. generally, whatever works.
 

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In my teens I had no sense of fashion at all, due to both confidence issues and my controlling mother being the one with the money. I just got boring mainstream stuff that was also comfortable. Jeans, tshirts, hoodies. Bang, boom, done.

Now I'm an op shop scavenger. :D

My current 'look' seems to be retro style cord pants with various striped patterns on them, and fairly simple tops that match some colours in the pants. I have red boots that I wear everywhere, I <3 them. In colder weather I have a very nice collection of longer coats, including one brown leather trenchcoat. Comfort is still a major priority, but it's no longer the only one. I don't wear makeup or jewellery except for very special occasions. I wear a lot of green and brown, because they suit me.

Here's some pictures, because I'm a narcissist. :p

(Oh, and apologies for HUGE PICTURE SPAM. For some reason it insists on bloing them up really huge, even though the photos aren't that big.)

For example, here's what I wore today:





And here's one of my awesome coats:

 

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I dress casually when I go out. Some of the stuff I own came with a hefty price tag (Nudie Jeans @ $300). with most things costing between $50-$100. I tend to dislike the "cheap stuff", but I won't go for anything too expensive. Things that cost over $50 were items that were recommended to me by my friends (the $300 Nudie Jeans being one of them...). I don't really buy clothes until someone tells me to...

I try to keep up-to-date with casual trends... so nothing flashy...
 

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uck, this isn´t very interesting.
i like to wear dark clothes, and not something that particularily stands out. at home i wear a hoodie and pyjamas pants or my special thinking shirt, which is a gray navy shirt i wear when writing really complex stuff(or fart jokes).
 

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Fashion is a passion of mine. I have spent countless hours contemplating every single aspect of fashion that could possibly spring to my mind. It is a subject of, but not limited to: money, materialism, and mindset. An obvious economic aspect of fashion is the money one uses to purchase pieces, but a global approach would be to view it from a marketing perspective. Magazines, newspapers, and commercials are only a small portion of domains that fashion advertisers have access to. What I find interesting is the many theories that one could come up with regarding the marketing aspect of fashion. But that is only the monetary aspect. It is unfortunate, but reasonable, that fashion is associated with shallow materialism. With this comes feelings of disgust by people who have no interest in climbing the social hiearchy of wearing expensive clothes—I, personally, believe that this is the main reason that fashion drives away potential "interesters"—which is usually intuited as "I have more money than you; therefore, I am better than you which would make me happier than you. To shove this down your throat I shall spend countless heaps of my 'munnyz' on a physical form of expression to justify my feelings". After saying this, I think it would be appropriate to state that the psychological impact of fashion is one of the main reasons that I find it interesting to an obsessive degree. But to continueawbrtpbo jkwartpjearpyjearopyjaperyke—

I have to go to class; I shall finish this later. :frustrating:
 

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I have avoided this topic since it made me gafaw outloud when I first read it.

I knew there was something to my eccentricities against fashion, clothes types and the people who wear them.

I am often found in track pants and a long sleeve t-shirt or microfiber shirt. I go for comfort over style any day. So much so, that I've actually (and successfully) boycotted Blue Jeans for 9 years. To me denim isn't actually very comfortable, when compared to other fabrics. It's also a very cold fabric. Most people who get caught out in the cold wearing jeans usually die. hahah. Also, I saw Blue Jeans as the uniform of the masses. Just look around next time you go shopping... it's a sea of blue denim everywhere. They are acceptable as lounge wear as well they can be found as part or acceptable Sunday morning church attire. They are universal in their appeal, I'll acknowledge that. But that to me, in my mind should mean they ought to be made out of wool instead of cotton. Sheep for sheep.

But I digress, I've only started wearing jeans again as part of a more upscale trendy ensemble to "look" more like a designer, and appear to be more semi-professional, with a really nice printed button up, with the sleeves and collar in a very relaxed position. I'm starting to pull in larger and more professional clients, and I can't very well be asking for $40k for one project if I show up in track pants. I'll save that for when I'm in front of the computer. But you can be sure as soon as I walk in the door, the jeans come flying off!
 
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