A classic menswear colour looks anything but conventional when coupled with texture and a strong, simple pattern.
Wool and viscose blazer, wool and viscose vest, and cotton shirt, from Giorgio Armani. Boss Orange sunglasses, from Boss.
A versatile addition to any wardrobe, a vest looks dapper whether worn with a matching suit or more casual separates.
Wool and viscose blazer, wool and viscose vest, cotton shirt, wool and viscose trousers, and leather shoes, from Giorgio Armani.
By itself, a blazer with an abstract print looks cool. With a vest, it gains an edgy elegance.
Silk blazer, wool vest, cotton shirt, wool trousers and leather shoes, from Dolce and Gabbana. Wool hat, from Stefano Ricci.
Formalwear gets a contemporary update with a bold windowpane check, which is balanced out by the classic form of the three-piece suit.
Three-piece wool and viscose suit, cotton shirt and silk bow tie, from Alfred Dunhill. Leather shoes, from Tod’s.
Twice as Nice
For fashion-forward folks who don’t find this colourful plaid blazer bold enough, here’s a suggestion: Double it with a matching vest.
Wool blazer, wool vest, cotton shirt and silk tie, from Etro.
A navy blue ensemble can look severe. Subtle white broken lines lighten things up and make a world of difference.
Wool blazer, wool vest, cotton shirt and cotton tie, from Boss.
Dior Homme provides a stylish study in contrasts by juxtaposing a traditional pinstripe with oversized floral embroidery and a sleek cut.
Wool blazer, wool vest, cotton shirt, wool trousers, sunglasses and patent leather shoes, from Dior Homme.