How would a Were in human form dress?

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How would a Were in human form dress?

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What I mean is, what kind of clothes fits the Wolfish Style?
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Re: How would a Were in human form dress?

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it depends from werewolf to werewolf some werewolfs will dress in real nice clothes like jeans, but some will dress in more practical clothes so there is less chance they will destroy them when they change.

I belive each werewolf is unique and so is their wardrope i personally would wear lose fitting clothes so they surivive the change.
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Re: How would a Were in human form dress?

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If just clothes (not fashion accessories or jewelry) then probably something fairly rustic as an overall look. Rustic, but clean.

- Weathered leather and denim.

- Custom made shoes/boots with robust replaceable soles/toe box and low gloss matt textured uppers.

- Thick luxuriant shirt using heavy fabric like denim, but with softer texture and weave. plain white or pastel colours, maybe some patterning.

- Wool socks (excuse the "sheep under your feet" connotations :P ).

- Optional hat, I don't know hats so I have no suggestions there.

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Re: How would a Were in human form dress?

Post by Terastas »

Two things would factor in (or at least they do in Inhuman):

1) A werewolf's tendency to bleed easily.
2) A werewolf's risk of shifting, or needing to shift, at any possible given moment.

Ergo, werewolves have three priorities for their clothing:

1) Machine washable.
2) Loose fitting and capable of being worn in either form.
3) Cheap enough that it can be bought in bulk and disposed of as soon as it gets torn up (or worn at a crime scene)

So I figure werewolves would wear a lot of second-hand thrift store clothing, especially T-shirts and (forgive me, but it makes sense from a practical standpoint) sweat pants or pajama pants.
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Re: How would a Were in human form dress?

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Anything from jeans and T-shirts to Armani and Prada. -- They'd simply remove the clothes before changing, and reclothe after changing back.
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Re: How would a Were in human form dress?

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Depends on what they're doing.

I suspect that most werewolves would be inclined to rural life, so one would probably see a lot of jeans and flannel shirts... a bit of the lumbersexual aesthetic! (not to mention that if one is inclined to date non-werewolves, one is probably going to find more wolf-positive potential dates among them who likes the outdoorsy thing to begin with)...and sweats and T-s when shifting seemed likely. Plus whatever "nice clothes" are appropriate for meals out (er, non-wolf-catered meals out, that is), parties, dates, and professions where one is supposed to look "professional".
Another advantage to being a werewolf in some specialties within the medical profession: scrubs! Cheap, light, easily shredded in case of an unplanned shift. And really, how many high-level professions are there where you can get away with walking around in what are effectively your PJs at work all day? Some werewolves probably don't even like the whole "clothes" thing all that much, depending on just how totally integrated they are with their inner wolves, and scrubs are just perfect in that regard.
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Re: How would a Were in human form dress?

Post by Chance »

Even if I was a shapeshifting fur beast I'd still like to a little fashionable :P

Though I don't doubt all purchases would entail, lol, a quick thought to functionality. Jeans nowadays are made with more spandex so that would def come in handy. Don't think I could give up my addid's though. Had them for too long and well, they fit like a glove. Though more vans might sneak their way into my wardrobe given they have a bit more toe room. Overall I don't think my style would change all that much, nor the style of any shifter unless they were looking to be thrifty and frugal. Clothes really aren't cheap unless your shopping at the second hand store and even then, sometimes I'm supprised how expensive some items can be.
If you're looking for a kind of iconic werewolf look, I think edgy comes to mind. I mean you've got strength and power lurking just under the skin. That would def come off in your personal style. Well, one would suppose and anywho :P
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