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  • The Best Fitting Jeans for Every Body Type

    How to wear jeans with a jacket part 3

    How to wear a jacket and jeans look, number 5: Wear the right shoes

    Always wear the combination of jeans and a sports coat with the right kind of shoes. Black Oxfords are way too formal and not appropriate here but at the same time, boat shoes are too informal and should likewise be avoided. Ideally, go with brown tones or burgundy and oxblood. If you want to be a little more experimental, you can go with olive green, gray or maybe navy. In terms of styles, a classic derby shoe is good. You could opt for loafers, either tassel loafers or penny loafers, both work. Other good options are monk straps with some broguing and a wingtip or those more fashion-forward double monks in burgundy. If you want to go with oxfords, go with brogues, either half brogues or full brogues, because that is casual enough to wear with jeans and it ties the ensemble together with your sports coat. Other good options include chukka boots or Chelsea boots. In terms of leather texture, suede is really great to combine with jeans and a sports coat because it is a little more casual. It is less serious and as such, it ties together those two elements of different formalities

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  • The Best Fitting Jeans for Every Body Type

    How to wear jeans with a jacket part 2

    How to wear a jacket and jeans look, number 3: Choose jackets in different colors and shades

    In terms of jacket colors, you can go with lighter shades of blue, maybe a royal blue, or even a lighter blue. Overchecks could be in red or an orange because that is a little more casual. In the winter, brown tones are really nice, especially as a Glen check with dark brown and off-white or maybe a herringbone jacket in a medium brown. With all those lighter colors, one pair of dark washed denim really works best because it provides a contrast and it is a classic jeans color. Green is a really good color because it goes really well with dark washed denim. Also, avoid white or off-white jackets because the denim will color off on it and the contrast is too strong.

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  • The Best Fitting Jeans for Every Body Type

    How to wear jeans with a jacket part 1

    How to wear a jacket and jeans look, number 1: Pair your sports coat or a blazer with your dressiest jeans

    That means no holes and no used look and it is really important that you have enough contrast between your sports coat and your jeans. If you have a dark washed denim with a dark navy blazer, it is not enough contrast and it looks bad because it is similar yet it is not a suit and it is just weird. So in general, a medium dark wash or something slightly lighter is best. It is essential that your jeans do not puddle and are hemmed to the exact right length. In terms of cut, a straight leg or maybe something that slightly tapered works the best. Definitely avoid really baggy cuts and do not cuff or pin roll your jeans because that is simply too casual.

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  • Bradley Cooper’s Chocolate Brown Appearance

    How to wear brown and blue part 4

    Brown and blue must-have clothes, number 10: Brown shoes and boots

    Honestly, there are so many shades of brown and you can have dark browns, reddish browns, medium browns, or light pale browns, so you can choose one shade that you like.

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  • Bradley Cooper’s Chocolate Brown Appearance

    How to wear brown and blue part 3

    Brown and blue must-have clothes, number 6: Blue socks

    Another good blue item to have in your wardrobe is a pair of shadow striped navy and dark blue socks because you can really pair them with any kind of blue or navy pants, they will always look professional, always look good, at the same time, it is not your typical solid navy socks.

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  • How to wear brown and blue part 2

    Why brown and blue look good together, number 3:

    There are lots of shades of blue and brown. Because of that, it is very easy to always create a certain element of contrast that works well with your skin tone and looks pleasing to the eye. So as long as you avoid the extremes such as a navy suit with a really dark chocolate brown color, you are good and you will always find the appropriate contrast. For the same reason, no matter if you have a light, medium, or dark skin tone, you can find a combination of brown and blue that works for you.

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  • Bradley Cooper’s Chocolate Brown Appearance

    How to wear brown and blue part 1

    Why brown and blue look good together, number 1:

    Blue and orange are in the opposite side of the color wheel and that means they are a complementary contrast color, because of that, they naturally work well together and are pleasing to the eye. Brown is a great color because it is a neutral shade and depending on if you get a dark chocolate brown, medium brown, light brown, or maybe a pastel brown, it really works for most men out there. The same is true for blue, if you look at the shade of navy, medium blue, royal blue, or light blue, there is one shade of blue that works for every man.

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  • Pleated pants guide part 5

    How to wear Pleated pants, number 6:

    If you are cautious about pleats, the easiest way to wear them would be with a jacket, usually as the bottoms of a suit. The jacket minimizes the visibility of the pleats but lets them do their job. They are still a feature but not too obvious, and it looks like you could very well be wearing flat-front trousers if your jacket is buttoned. With a suit, you should go with inward pleats, because of their association with greater formality, and no cuffs.

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  • Mens Suits With Pleated Pants

    Pleated pants guide part 4

    How to wear Pleated pants, number 2:

    A cuff can help add weight to the hem of heavier-weight Pleated pants for a trimmer look. Single pleats on dress pants blend into and continue the crease that runs up the center of each leg. This creates a longer and sharper line than in flat front pants, where the crease is broken by the smooth rise. Single pleats are safe, but double pleats can look more relaxed or may be required if your body type demands them.

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  • Pleated pants guide part 3

    Reasons to wear Pleated pants, number 2:

    The extra fabric provided by the pleats and the visual details they offer is enough to hide the size of your waistline. On the other hand, it is usually said that if you have a thin build, pleated pants are a risky proposition because wearing them will give you a baggy appearance. This is only true if you go for cheap, mass-manufactured pleated pants that are loose all over. If you are lean and like pleats, you can pull off the look by emulating the Italians, especially the style of Naples. They wear pleated trousers with well-fitted legs and often in lighter weight fabrics that avoid a heavy, blousy look. The key is to ensure the cut of the pants is not too full. Otherwise, the result will, at best, give you a definitively retro appearance or, at worst, make you look bad.

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