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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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Brown vintage A-1 leather jacket - Casual Saturday

I'm not really that fond of leather jackets. Or to be exact, I do like leather jackets and there are some really good looking ones on the market but usually I find it hard to pull them off so that they would look good on me. However I have two "vintage" leather jackets on my closet that I really like. Both I have thrifted several years ago and both I use basically one or two times per year. On Saturday I wanted to wear something casual but still something quite sharp and something that would be appropriate for sunny fall weekend. So I took my A-1 type of brown vintage leather jacket and gave it the first wear of the...

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Sunday inspiration - casual traveling

One thing I've learned during my trips is that always try travel as casual and comfy as possible. For me that nowadays means jeans and t-shirt, maybe a casual cotton blazer or a jacket and some simple sneakers. Referring to yesterdays post about "what shops to check for sales" I went through the selection of the shops mentioned and picked a collage that would make a preferable traveling outfit - or an outfit for any other casual occasion - featuring pieces on sale at the moment. Barena Toppa Jacket / Steven Alan striped cotton t-shirt / Incotex slim-fit washed denim jeans  / Lardini keychain Common Projects white slip-on canvas sneakers Mismo navy MS Suit Carrier

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2015 - First of May

We celebrated the first of May yesterday quite casually by having brunch with a few friends of ours. I did not feel like wearing a suit as mentioned in the inspiration post here but as the weather was still quite chilly and windy I opted for a roll neck sweater, jersey blazer and a field jacket as top layer combined with denim and just washed Superga sneakers. Wearing: Field jacket: Beams Plus Blazer: Rose&Born Rollneck: Berg&Berg Denim: Weekday Sneakers: Superga PS: Monsieur Fox Bag: Mismo

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