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The GIGI - casual summer suit

How about a suit featuring shorts as trousers? Starting the week by taking a look of my new summer suit by The GIGI. A suit that might not be the most classic choice and that might not be to everyone's taste but that has quickly become one of my personal summer favorites. The GIGI Heroes - most casual interpretation of a suit Since their first presentation at Pitti Uomo 86 the company has got my interest. In general it is to be said that GIGI boldly and smoothly transform traditionally classic clothing such as suits and sport coats into casual setting by innovative fabric treatments and bold patterns making their pieces suitable to combine with casual wear such as sweatshirts, t-shirts...

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5x sport coats for summer ´15

It seems that we are finally getting summer here in Scandinavia as well and at the same time sale seasons are already knocking on the door. Mr. Porter for example already started summer sale on their American website and if everything goes as usual, Europe will follow in a couple of weeks.However, just because the weather keeps getting warm and sun starts shining more and more does not mean you shouldn't wear a jacket. It just means you should swap out your lined, all-weather, dark colored heavy wool and flannel suits and sport coats for something that's a bit more easy and lightweight. That means unlined, unstructured jackets with more casual details such as patch pockets and 3-roll-2 button closure....

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#tyylit-inspiration - inspired by The GIGI

On Saturday I wrote shortly about the spring and summer collection by The GIGI. Inspired by that came up with a collage featuring an outfit that would be ideal for a warm, casual summer weekend. The blue Art suit features a little diamond pattern, giving the shirt a nice texture and the Gigir shirt is picked in classic color but with the mao collar it also keeps the outfit fully casual. Slip-on sneakers are a good alternative to bring a little freshness and blue tote bag by Filson keeps the color scheme monochromatic and restrained. Suit and shirt: The GIGI Sneakers: Diemme Bag: Filson Shades: Han Kjobenhavn Watch: Tudor Bracelet: Miansai

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The GIGI spring and summer 2015

For weekend inspiration taking a look of the spring and summer collection and look book by Italian The GIGI.Classic transformed into casualMost of you probably have but to those who haven't the GIGI is a brand by Mario and Pierluigi Boglioli (former owners of brand Boglioli) who with this new label want to experiment, research and to create new innovations in terms of materials, processing techniques and finishes. As said by themselves - new ideas surround us everywhere, yet keen instincts are required to understand them and capture their essence.In collections The GIGI boldly and smoothly transform traditionally classic clothing such as suits and sport coats into casual setting by innovative fabric treatments, bold patterns and outfits where these pieces are...

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