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Monthly DLA-instagram review - August & September

As you have probably noticed (and as I have mentioned earlier) my posting frequency has slowed down a bit during the last months. There are couple of reasons for that. First one is due to my job that has kept my fairly busy this fall and the other one is a project you will soon hear more and that will take DressLikeA into a whole new level. Regarding that the site will also soon get a new platform and facelift which will also make it easier and pleasurable to read. So don't worry, there are good things in the pipeline, stay tuned.But before that I try to keep the pace steady and there will for sure be some interesting stuff to...

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#Tyylit.fi x Vaatturiliike Sauma fw15 lookbook - preview

We combined forces between #tyylit.fi and Vaatturiliike Sauma for the third time in a row and as a result the lookbook for upcoming fall and winter season is now up and live. Here are a few sneak peek shots, but for full weekend inspiration you can find the full post from here - "Vaatturiliike Sauma x #tyylit.fi - syksy ja talk 2015 lookbook"   Set I Overcoat: Tagliatore Suit: Tombolini Shirt: Sonrisa Tie: Amanda Christensen Bag: Bonastre  Shoes: Carmina Set II Sport coat: Lardini Shirt: Sonrisa Trousers: Berwich Tie: Viola Milano Shoes: Carmina Set III Overcoat: People of Shibuya Knitwear: Gran Sasso Trousers: Dondup  Shoes: Common Projects

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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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DLA featured @ Monsieur Fox series "A look into"

Pictures shown above are a throwback from last spring (from review how to wear blue&burgundy) but the reason for posting them again is really the pocket square I am wearing in those pics. A pocket square by The Monsieur Fox. Recently I got the honor to be featured at their series called "A look into" and answer a few questions about my personal style. If you haven't yet read it, check it out at Monsieur Fox website. And also take a look at earlier posts featuring some accessories from the this company that wants to offer those little pieces of "Everyday Elegance" to every man's life.

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Fall inspiration - Suede bomber and sneakers

Inspired by my own outfit from last weekend - also featured earlier this week in this post - I came up with a collage featuring similar pieces as seen in that ensemble. Suede varsity jacket / bomber by Golden Bear is a suitable piece for those who are looking for a versatile casual jacket. It can easily be worn with denim and casual button-up shirts or t-shirts but when paired with a clean and fitted roll neck sweater and cotton trousers the result is something that could be described as casual chic. The season for white sneakers is almost over (at least here in Finland) so wear them while you still can but do not forget that those colder days and...

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