Tag Archives: pattern mixing

Two Colors, Two Patterns.

Alan Flusser (yes, our guru again) has often stated that the place to begin your sartorial awareness is to learn to wear a simple two color palette well. Something like a dark suit, white shirt, dark tie and shoes. It … Continue reading

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Cold Comfort: Layering

From jeans to cords and khakis, knits and tweeds are a natural fit for cooler weather. I hope that everyone weathered Hurricane Sandy in fine style. Just to cheer everyone up a bit before daylight savings kicks in and before … Continue reading

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Contrarian: Colour Contrast, Fabric Match

  I didn’t use to subscribe to this theory, but it works. Grey suit, blue tie. Blue suit, grey’ish tie. But just to be a bit contrary, flannel suit, suede shoe wool tie and pocket square. Nothing shiny today. Tie, … Continue reading

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