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How To Wear Separates

how to wear separates

How To Wear Separates.

Suits are one of the ultimate staples a gentleman can have in their wardrobe. However going down the traditional route when wearing a suit can be quite boring and repetitive. Which is why having the ability to style mismatched jackets and trousers will be very handy for us dapper gents. A change to your suit wearing game can be very refreshing, which is why we’ve created a guide on how to wear separates, so you don’t look like a fashion disaster.

The problem of styling separates is you’re working with pieces which may not complement one another. In order to not make any mistakes you need to make sure the colours you choose complement each other. Start off with colours available in neutral tones, as this will help versatility when matching your separates.

Navy Jacket and Beige Chinos:

This type of coordination is one of the easiest choice to go for, as beige is a neutral colour and complements navy very well. This type of combination is a very common choice many gents go for, but in order to switch up your look why not add a touch of colour. A pocket square in a emerald green, pink or red would spruce up the navy and beige combination.

This navy double face flannel would be an ideal choice. Why not team it up with a white shirt and red pocket square.

Navy and Beige Outfit

Navy Jacket and Grey Trousers:

This is another easy combination, especially if you’re just starting to wear separates. When choosing your trousers, its essential you go for a grey which isn’t too light or too dark, as you want to create an distinction between the two colours.

This navy geometric structured knit would be the perfect choice. Complete the look with a blue shirt and a blue patterned tie.

Navy and Grey Outfit

Tweed and Denim:

Tweed and denim is a great balancing combination, especially during the autumn and winter season. This type of combo is ideal for those who like to take the more casual and rugged look. Why not go for a check blue jacket teamed with a crew neck jumper and a pair of brown boots. A perfect look if heading for mid-week drinks with friends or colleagues.

Tweed & Denim Outfit

Grey Jacket and Black Trousers:

This is the perfect statement if you want to appear smart and understated. This combination is an ideal choice if heading to the office or attending an formal event, especially if worn with a shirt, tie and loafers. However this look can also be versatile, as it can be worn on a night out by making a few adjustments by swapping your shirt for a polo and your shoes for something relaxed such as trainers. How ever you wear this combination, this grey matka weave would be perfect.

Grey and Black Outfit

Coloured Jacket and White Chinos:

This is one of the perfect combos to wear for the summer season. Opt for a jacket in a pastel colour such as blue, pink, red, green or yellow. This will give you a sophisticated look, especially when teamed with white chinos/jeans. Going for this look will offer you versatility, as you can wear it on an evening out on holiday by going for a soft blue macro birdseye blazer, with a polo and a pair of boat shoes.

Coloured Blazer and White Outfit

If you’re attending a summer wedding reception, a red checked blazer teamed with a white shirt, blue tie and loafers would be perfect.

Coloured Blazer & White Outfit 1

For more information on how to wear separates or to discuss our other bespoke jackets, shirts and trousers give us a call on 0207 566 0077 or book an appointment at our Old Street studio using the Tailor Made London Booking Tool.

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