One of my favourite items in a stylish man’s wardrobe is a Double-Breasted Blazer because of the level at which it enhances your appearance. It’s an enchanting item with a lot of tradition to it, making it a quintessential men’s style example. I must confess, one reason I love England is the fact you get the opportunity to wear jackets almost all year-long due to the bad weather. This gives me the opportunity to wear such items more often than others and I believe it is an idea you should start considering too.
The Double-Breasted Blazer NEEDS to be perfectly altered to your body shape, giving you that sharp look be it casually or at a formal occasion. It is a statement piece which still completely blends with the rest of your outfit and giving you that statement of intent presentation. Unlike the vintage Double-Breasted Blazer I wore at London Fashion Week, this is of a more modern fit with a shorter jacket length, higher positioned lapels and more figure-hugging.
I purchased this piece from Joe Casely-Hayford, The viscose fabric used gives it that slick and adaptable appearance, suitable for the summer and autumn season.
I decided to add flamboyant colours to it with the white linen trousers and pink oxford Ralph Lauren shirt.
I topped it all off with a floral pocket square picked up from Asos as I sometime prefer to use my accessories to make my statements. The black neckerchief was used to add contrast to the bright colours.
I then made use of a different shade of pink and blue with the socks and the suede monk shoes by Russell and Bromley, which complements the upper body wear, separated by the white linen trousers.
- It should fit just about shows your body shape and is not too tight or too loose. This will destroy the sharp image the blazer brings to you
- More than ever, the shoulder pads should be soft and well balanced on your shoulders. Peak lapels point towards your shoulders making it more noticeable by people
- When buttoned, you should avoid fastening the bottom button as this will unsettle your body movement
- You should button the inner button to avoid any unpleasant look by the excess fabric at the front
What I am Wearing:
- Double-Breasted Blazer: Joe Casely-Hayford
- Pink Oxford Shirt: Ralph Lauren
- Floral Pocket Square: Asos
- Suede Monk Shoes: Russell and Bromley | Photographs by: Gold MegaPixel
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