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Dark blue suit for business casual

Dark blue suit is the most versatile option for a business suit. In general it is also an option that is appropriate for almost any occasion where a suit is required.  I talk a lot about versatility. And one of the best features of a classic dark blue wool suit is that you can dress it up or down in various ways. You can pair it with black oxford shoes, gray grenadine tie and a spread collar shirt with french cuffs. Result is a combination that will take you through any formal party or occasion. Or you can combine the suit with a roll neck sweater and suede chukka boots. That way you get a nice ensemble for a casual day in the...

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Caruso sport coat with Berwich trousers - Italian casual

Today taking a look of how to wear a light colored patterned sport coat with light colored trousers. What to consider when both main parts of the outfit are quite light in color.  There really ain't any "rules" of "how to wear a sport coat with patterned fabrics". But in general one should keep in mind - the bigger, bold and vivid the pattern, the smaller is the potential for the jacket being used in formal or business oriented combinations. On the other hand with a sport coat featuring slight windowpane or prince of wales-check one can easily and imperceptibly "dress up"otherwise casual ensembles such as cotton slacks and button-up shirt or a roll neck sweater. Also, an unstructured jacket with...

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Back to the office - Monday details

In the morning it was time to head back to office after three weeks of vacation. Ended up making it easy and playing safe by going with my favorite suit from Caruso together with some subtle shades of blue for shirt and tie. It was nice to be on vacation but it’s also good to be back at work. Suit: Caruso Shirt: Isaia Napoli (mtm) TIe: Berg&Berg Shoes: Crockett&Jones PS: Eton of Sweden

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