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How to wear monochrome colors

Can men wear outfits featuring monochrome colors? Usually when talking about "how to combine colors" or "how to wear different colors together", one of the first rules is to ensure that you have enough contrast between different pieces of your outfit. In general there are at least two points that should always be kept in mind. Wear a shirt that is lighter than your jacket Wear a tie that is darker than your shirt id="attachment_9466" align="alignnone" These Carmina double monks are probably the most worn pair in my rotation at the moment. They are suitable with suits, flannel slacks and even with denim. Sum Up  In general monochrome outfits are more appropriate for semi-casual occasions. For the most formal or business-oriented ones...

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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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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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