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Casual Easter - white with purple

Time to head back to work and office tomorrow. Before that a set from the past weekend featuring this time a bit more color than usual. Color in celebration of Easter - how to wear purple As said many times - wearing bright colors should not be an end in itself but of course sometimes there are occasions that it is alright to wear some a bit more bold. An Easter could be described as that kind of occasion. As we on Saturday headed for a coffee to the city I decided to test my new G.Abo Napoli sport coat and trousers by Rose&Born which I also got last week from alterations. After some contemplation I decided to combine them...

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Wearing sport coat and sneakers

Starting the week with an outfit from past weekend. A casual combination featuring a cotton jersey blazer and runner sneakers - two things all people don't see appropriate to wear together. How to make it work with sneakers and a blazer? Casual weekend wear Sport coat and sneakers, especially runner-kind-of-sneakers are a combination that many object to. Some for aesthetic reasons, some just because there are "rules" that say one can not do so. The first for me is acceptable, not every one can like and be friends of everything. However I personally think it's just all about context, environment and right balance to make this combination work as any other ensemble. How to combine sport coat and sneakers When wearing...

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Blue double-breasted blazer for spring

One of the best features of double-breasted blazer is the versatility. I have a couple of blue double-breasted blazers in my rotation and I use them a lot. First of all they can be combined with dressed-up cotton slacks and a tie for more formal occasions. But they are also appropriate to wear even with just a roll neck sweater and sneakers. Last week I wrote about 5 white sneakers to check out for this spring and summer. On Sunday  I decided to pick up my old white Superga sneakers and take them out. And I combined them with some denim and blue double-breasted cotton sport coat. Double-breasted blazer - combined casually I bought the pictured double-breasted blazer - made by Suitsupply -...

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20/2014 - Casual Saturday details

For some little Sunday inspiration a few detail shots from yesterday. Pictured also the Gran Sasso sweater I bought as a Christmas gift for myself on Friday. As you can see, the weekend was fully casual.  Overcoat: Rose&Born Roll neck: Gran Sasso Denim: Weekday Sneakers: New Balance And you can check the full “fit pic” from instagram - @dresslikea.

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2014 - Weekend blues

Getting the week started with some shots from Saturday. Had a great day going through some second-hand shops in Helsinki and after that enjoying some burgers at the best burger joint in town at the Market Hall. As the day was luckily rainless, though a bit windy I ended up wearing my woolen overcoat in addition to sweater and a sport coat - all featuring different shades of blue. And so that it would not be too monochromatic a little splash of color in the form of scarf with restraint beige and bold orange in the gloves. Herringbone in the overcoat, checks on the sport coat. Some say you should never wear your overcoat unbuttoned. So I buttoned it. Some...

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