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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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Gray double-breasted suit - versatile choice for fall part II

As mentioned yesterday, gray wool suit is staple for fall and winter season. When the days start to get colder it feels natural to change jackets and suits made of lighter fabrics to more subtle wool and flannels and hues of blue to darker shades of gray and brown (and of course blue again).  The structure and details can make a great difference in terms of how versatile a suit can be. And of course the fabric plays a role as well. However, many suits can be made more versatile if they just are combined correctly. Yesterday I wore this same suit together with a striped shirt, dark gray wool tie, white tv-fold pocket square and black cap-toe oxfords. I...

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László Vass U-last double monks - sneak peek preview

About a month ago I got a shipment from Hungary, my first ever pair of László Vass shoes. Here a few sneak peek shots, more detailed review coming up later. Vass is a name probably familiar for anyone interested of men's quality footwear as the company is known as maker of one of the best shoes - all handmade - available on the market. Mr. Vass himself is also known as the author of his exceptional book "Handmade shoes for men". As I in the beginning of summer got a chance to give a try to their selection of footwear I didn't need to think twice. Ended up ordering a pair of plain toe double monks made of chestnut brown calf leather on...

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