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Jarett Trim Fit Linen & Wool Blazer
BOSS Hugo Boss
Sold by: Nordstrom

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This linen and wool blend sport coat from Hugo Boss captures the sky blue shade that is so important this season – and so good looking any spring and summer. The fabric is lightweight and comfortable in the warm weather – a perfect pairing to the contemporary fit for a sleek look. For the office or a dressier restaurant, pair the jacket with charcoal wool flat front pants or khaki’s. A white button up or polo shirt is always a great compliment to the jacket. And if you want to add a tie, this blue check tie is an ideal finishing touch.
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03/24/2015

Spring is Here, Bring on the Color

So, gents, it’s officially spring. And that means we should start coming out of hibernation – at least according to the calendar. Mentally, we’re ready. All we need is for the weather to consistently start cooperating…and for our wardrobes to get on board. Colors of the season are more versatile than springs past, in masculine and straightforward shades of blues and greens that are ruggedly handsome. There are balanced with shades of tan, grey, and crisp white. It all comes together in a very nature-based palette – blues that represent the sky and the sea, greens that cover every shade of grass, and earthy tans that can be pale or deep and tinged to an orange clay. And, of course we can’t forget the color of the year – marsala, a dark brownish red that is an unexpected, and good-looking, pairing to the blues and tans of the season. These easy, confident colors work effortlessly with so many staples you already have in your closet. The navy, tan, khaki, grey, black, and denim favorites you’ve already stockpiled will get an instant seasonal refresh with a pop of some of these colors.

Take a look at a few of our favorites here, and then head over to Fashion Finds, to see more of our top picks for work, after 5, and casual dressing. If you like something, just click on the “Shop It” button to buy it from our suggested retailer. And let us know what you think through the comments section below and on social media.

http://www.brooksbrothers.com/Fitzgerald-Fit-Vintage-Green-Seersucker-Sport-Coat/MM00334,default,pd.html
Brooks Brothers - Fitzgerald Fit Vintage Green Seersucker Sport Coat
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Brooks Brothers - Fitzgerald Fit Vintage Green Seersucker Sport Coat
Fitzgerald Fit Vintage Green Seersucker Sport Coat
Brooks Brothers
Sold by: Brooks Brothers

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Brooks Brothers took a traditional summer fabric, seersucker, and replaced the classic blue stripe with green to create a fun sport coat with a pop of color. Keep it appropriately casual by wearing it with jeans, flat front khaki’s or white twill pants. Add a white button up, simple v-neck t-shirt, or a blue chambray button up shirt. This jacket is Brook Brothers’ Fitzgerald model, which is a modern fit with a bit of shaping. The narrower lapels and a shorter jacket length will keep you looking updated.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/boss-hugo-boss-check-print-silk-tie/3972493
BOSS Hugo Boss - Check Print Silk Tie
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BOSS Hugo Boss - Check Print Silk Tie
Check Print Silk Tie
BOSS Hugo Boss
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A necktie is the easiest way for a guy to add a bit of seasonal color to an outfit. And Hugo Boss’ Italian-made silk check is a top pick. The 3-inch width is modern, but not skinny. The green and blue combination looks great with grey, navy and tan suits and sport coats. We suggest sticking to a solid white or blue dress shirt to really let the tie stand out.
http://www.vince.com/cotton-linen-jaspe-crew-neck-sweater-/invt/vnm24286133
Vince - Cotton Linen Jaspé Crew Neck Sweater
Vince uses blue and white cotton and linen yarns to create this jaspé (which is a fancy word for faint stripes) crewneck sweater. The resulting light blue shade is a great foil for tan or white cotton twill pants – and of course, your favorite jeans. Put a white t-shirt or white cotton oxford button up underneath and you have an easy, effortless look for the season.
http://patrickjames.com/SKU/8639/Scott-Barber-Check-Pattern-Long-Sleeve-Sport-Shirt.aspx#.VQl6skbdhrg
Scott Barber - Check Pattern Long Sleeve Sport Shirt
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Scott Barber - Check Pattern Long Sleeve Sport Shirt
Check Pattern Long Sleeve Sport Shirt
Scott Barber
Sold by: Patrick James

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This classic fit check shirt from Scott Barber hits all the colors of the season – and the combination really works. Wear it with your jeans or khaki’s for a casual workday. Yet, you can also dress it up with a blue or tan blazer or any color cotton sweater.
https://bonobos.com/products/washed-chinos?color=redrums
Bonobos - Washed Chinos
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Bonobos - Washed Chinos
Washed Chinos
Bonobos
Sold by: Bonobos

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Gents usually go for neutral colors in their pants and, let’s face it, there is good reason to do so – they’re practical and always suitable. But adding a pop of color in the summer can be a fun look that is equally appropriate. The washed red cotton twill of these Bonobos pants has the perfect faded finish to make the color subtle and effortless. It looks great with a white button up or polo shirt, and you can add a cotton navy blazer for a more polished look.
https://www.jcrew.com/mens_feature/NewArrivals/outerwear/PRDOVR~C1675/C1675.jsp
Penfield® - Rochester Two-tone Rain Jacket
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Penfield® - Rochester Two-tone Rain Jacket
Rochester Two-tone Rain Jacket
Penfield®
Sold by: J.Crew

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Mixing a neutral with a pop color is the look this season – and an easy way to incorporate a bolder shade. Check out how Penfield, a 40-year-old Hudson, Massachusetts outerwear maker, used orange and tan in this lightweight spring jacket. The color blocking is so sharp looking, and a casual jacket is an ideal place to do it. Wear it with jeans or khaki’s to the office on casual days and all weekend long. The fabric is water resistant – it even has a hood for those unexpected spring showers.
 

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