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Leather-Detail Quilted Wool Vest
Vince
Sold by: Saks Fifth Avenue

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Vince combines the ever-popular vest trend with this season’s freshest color, deep merlot red. It’s the perfect way to add some color in the subtlest of ways. It goes with every neutral in your closet, and is the ideal layer over a solid or pattern sweater or button up shirt. The leather trim details give it a polished feel that works with jeans, and even grey wool trousers for a sporty, upscale look. The easier, contemporary fit is great for most gents, but size up if you like a more relaxed fit.
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10/13/2015

Dress with Color…But, Which Ones?

A peak into most gents’ closets will reveal one thing (well, maybe more than one, but we’re only going to talk about one today) - a heavy reliance on neutrals and almost any shade of blue. Sound familiar? And for this season, just like those in the past, those pieces are still completely appropriate. But we’re also seeing some fresh new takes on what is neutral – and what coordinates with neutral – to do some style updates. There are the rich tones of deep reds, mustard-y yellow and burnt oranges that reflect the last of Fall’s foliage. With retro inspiration being front and center this season, smoky hues of olive green, teals, and pops of purple look downright dapper with the strong resurgence of camel in every tone. On the darker end of the brown spectrum, burnished cognac is an ideal neutral shade that goes with everything this season, and is so good-looking in buttery leather or suede shoes. Grey and navy remain as important as ever – both of which look amazing with all the pop colors we’re talking about and are just so sophisticated when paired with camel or black, too.

So now that we have that covered, let’s get in to the good stuff. We’ve done some digging to narrow down to some of the best styles that show off all these elegant colors. Take a look at a few of our favorites here, and then head over to Fashion Finds, to see more of our favorites 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://shop.nordstrom.com/s/robert-graham-trotter-classic-fit-woven-sport-shirt/4119073
Robert Graham - Trotter Classic Fit Woven Sport Shirt
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Robert Graham - Trotter Classic Fit Woven Sport Shirt
Trotter Classic Fit Woven Sport Shirt
Robert Graham
Sold by: Nordstrom

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You’ll never go wrong with adding a patterned shirt from Robert Graham to your closet. They are always up on the modern color trends, but do them in a way that will last for years to come. The blue, teal and navy mix will add a pop of color to your jeans for a night out, a casual day at the office, or any day. And, of course, Graham’s iconic contrast print under the collar and cuffs just adds to the fun. The modern fit is relaxed for every gent’s comfort.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/ag-matchbox-bes-slim-fit-pants/3391690
AG Jeans - Matchbox BES Slim Fit Pants
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AG Jeans - Matchbox BES Slim Fit Pants
Matchbox BES Slim Fit Pants
AG Jeans
Sold by: Nordstrom

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AG mixes this season’s deep amethyst with black for a pair of jeans that will add color to your wardrobe in the most appropriate of ways. It’s so dark that it doesn’t scream color, but adds just enough interest to make all your black, charcoal, and navy blue sweaters and sport coats look modern and updated. Besides, the contemporary fit is just so seriously soft and comfortable, you’ll make sure you find plenty of opportunities to wear them.
http://www.brooksbrothers.com/Multistripe-Crewneck-Sweater/MS00654,default,pd.html
Brooks Brothers - Multistripe Crewneck Sweater
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Brooks Brothers - Multistripe Crewneck Sweater
Multistripe Crewneck Sweater
Brooks Brothers
Sold by: Brooks Brothers

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A multi-color striped sweater is one of the best ways to mix neutrals and the new colors of the season in to an outfit, and no one brings a classic edge to it better than Brooks Brothers. The yarn is 100% Italian lambswool that is not only soft, but takes the colors very well. Layer it over a white or blue button up or a simple t-shirt with your favorite jeans for a colorful weekend look.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/the-napoli-wool-silk-soft-coat/4131576
Peter Millar - Textured Two-Button Blazer
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Peter Millar - Textured Two-Button Blazer
Textured Two-Button Blazer
Peter Millar
Sold by: Nordstrom

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Color is not just meant for casual clothing. Peter Millar uses one of this season’s most important colors – burgundy – in this gorgeous, soft wool textured blazer. The 3 open-patch pockets and suede trim gives it a casually dapper look with dark wash jeans. But it can also be dressed up with grey wool pants and a blue patterned shirt. The modern fit works perfectly with the color, keeping it from looking too trendy, yet still current.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/peter-millarquarter-zip-cashmere-pullover/4136893
Peter Millar - Quarter Zip Cashmere Pullover
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Peter Millar - Quarter Zip Cashmere Pullover
Quarter Zip Cashmere Pullover
Peter Millar
Sold by: Nordstrom

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While Peter Millar does this timeless 100% cashmere sweater in lots of colors (all through the ‘shop it’ button), this lavender – called beet – is our top pick. With Peter Millar’s modern fit, the pop of color has a retro vibe that is so fresh and unique. The high quality fabric and details, like the leather zipper pull, give it an elevated finish that looks great with navy, grey, black or tan. Dress it up with khakis or wool pants, dress it down with jeans, and wait for the compliments.
http://www.brooksbrothers.com/Clark-Fit-14-Wale-Corduroys/MR00387,default,pd.html
Brooks Brothers - Clark Fit 14-Wale Corduroys
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Brooks Brothers - Clark Fit 14-Wale Corduroys
Clark Fit 14-Wale Corduroys
Brooks Brothers
Sold by: Brooks Brothers

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Another distinguished play on the retro colors of the season, Brooks Brothers interprets timeless flat front corduroys in this amazing rusty/camel color (called Brown through the ‘shop it’ button). The fine whale corduroy is super soft and has a slightly weathered look, so the color isn’t too strong and looks fabulously broken-in. Pairing it with a darker neutral navy, charcoal, dark brown or black sweater or shirt lets you highlight the color and also keep it toned down. In both Brooks Brothers’ traditionally classic Clark fit and contemporary Milano fit, every gent can enjoy these in style.
https://www.eastdane.com/hoosac-hooded-down-mountain-parka/vp/v=1/1562601677.htm
Penfield - Hoosac Hooded Mountain Parka
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Penfield - Hoosac Hooded Mountain Parka
Hoosac Hooded Mountain Parka
Penfield
Sold by: East Dane

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Olive is always a must-have, and that is especially true this season. Penfield’s parka is down-filled with a button-and-zip closure that really helps keep out that cold wind. The color perfectly works with the sporty technical weave shell and faux fur trim for a sporty casual look that will help you get through those brutal Winter days. The fit is modern and good for most gents.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/converse-chuck-taylor-all-star-ii-ox-canvas-sneaker-men/4047798
Converse - Chuck Taylor® All Star® II 'Ox' Canvas Sneaker
Converse has done a couple of must-have updates to their iconic Chuck Taylor All Stars that make this one a true Find. First, the deep Bordeaux red is just amazing – and a perfect way to incorporate the color of the season to your casual jeans, twill pants, and sweats. Second, with Nike now owning Converse, they married the best of both worlds by adding Nike’s Lunarlon technology to the lining so these are much more cushioned and supportive than the originals. Comfort and style? We’re sold.
 

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