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

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). I bought the suit featured here - made of Dugdale Bros & co gray herringbone wool fabric - from Rose&Born couple seasons ago and it has since been one of my favorites. It is suitable for work as seen here but it also works for more casual combinations together with roll necks, double monks and loafers. Last weeks have been pretty busy so just a few shots from yesterday....

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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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13/2015 - Shades of gray

This time the start for week is quite formal - wearing a double-breasted dark-grey herringbone suit by Rose&Born together with a white shirt from A.W Bauer, light grey cashmere tie by Viola Milano and finally black calf leather double-monks by Alfred Sargent. The only thing not so formal is the double-breasted Gran Sasso down vest. As the sun was shining in the morning and it seemed that the would be warm I thought there was a chance to go without an overcoat. As you can see here - with shades of gray (featuring a bit of blue, white and black) one can not go wrong. This is one of the presumptions and thesis I will continue with on the write-up...

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