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How to wear parka jacket - Aspesi Lambrettone

Are you looking for a decent parka jacket? Something you could wear with denim and chunky knitwear. Something that would be casual enough but still appropriate to wear in the city and even for work. For this purpose I ended up buying Aspesi Lambrettone parka jacket. In this post I take a closer look of the jacket and how to wear a parka jacket in general. As the weather is getting colder and colder I decided to update the original post from couple of years back. align="alignnone" Aspeso olive green parka jacket with chunky roll neck sweater. Aspesi Lambrettone - casual but chic  The Aspesi lambrettone jacket could be described as an Italian interpretation of a classic military parka jacket. The...

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How to combine ties and pocket squares

Combining accessories with the rest of your outfit is basically a mine field where only good taste can guide you. However in terms of accessorizing keeping your choices simple and restrained will take you far. Therefore it is good to learn how to combine ties and pocket squares. In this post I briefly show you how to combine different kind of ties and pocket squares. And I do it with four different ties and two pocket squares. As you know, the three most essential ties every man should have are navy blue grenadine tie, brown shantung tie and gray wool tie. In general I personally value plain ties with interesting textures. However, instead of those three I have here chosen four...

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Navy blue blazer - short DLA guide

Navy blue blazer with gray flannel trousers is a combination that every man should have in his wardrobe. Take any book written about classic men's clothing or style and you'll surely find this mention.  There are certain garments in men's clothing that are iconic. These are garments are the cornerstones of the male wardrobe. And navy blue blazer is one of them. It does not really matter whether your style is classic, modern, British, Italian or street wear-based, you can find the right navy blazer for yourself. The navy blue blazer When it comes to versatility, timelessness, and effortless, the navy blazer is a piece of clothing that's hard to beat. Naturally the navy blue blazer is a standalone article of clothing that...

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Cardigan for fall and winter

Cardigans are great for when you transition out of summer and into fall. Or out of winter into spring. Lightweight cardigan gives you an additional layer of warmth for the days when when it's sunny, but still slightly chilly. And they are a good way to layer and bring little variation to your attires. Recently I wrote about shawl collar cardigans and how they are staple pieces in men's wardrobe. But in terms of cardigans, shawl collar is not the only option. In this post I take a brief look at the other option you have to step up your knitwear and "layering game". The days are getting colder but this one is simple yet effective. A basic white tee with a...

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Casual outerwear & cashmere - weekend inspiration

If you wear suits, sport coats through the week, you might want to go for something more relaxed when it comes to weekends. For casual weekend wear there might not be a better combination than denim, cozy knitwear and a waxed cotton jacket. For weekend inspiration a simple kit that will keep you covered through fall weekends. In fact, I am traveling today to Estonia wearing an outfit pretty much like the one here. Casual outerwear & cozy knitwear Waxed cotton jacket, cashmere sweater, lightweight denim and classic leather sneakers. That is a simple yet refined combination that you can wear for multiple purposes. And this combination you can build with also with more limited budget. In my opinion a...

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