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March 18, 2015

Dapper Style Starts with the Right Suit or Sport Coat

There is no denying the power of a dapper suit for a night out. Whether it’s a dressier dinner, a work function, a charity event, or a wedding, as long as your night isn’t “black tie”, a suit is your answer. And if your plans are casual – maybe you’re going out to dinner with friends or catching a play, a sport coat will add that stylish touch of effort that completes any look. As we’ve been talking about this week, suits have made an especially strong comeback with designers this season, so it’s the perfect time to invest in a suit or sport coat update – especially in choices you can wear for a night out. This is where you can have some fun, and play with some interesting fabrics and pops of pattern in your coordinating shirts and ties. All while still looking perfectly appropriate, of course. Shop with ease online, and let your local tailor give you the personalized attention you deserve. We often find you can get the best fit this way, making any piece look like it was custom made for you.
Let us know what you think in the comments below. If you missed our work picks (Tuesday), check them out in our Fashion Finds. Whatever the occasion, we’ve got you covered. See you next week.
http://www.brooksbrothers.com/Regent-Fit-Saxxon%C2%AE-Wool-Windowpane-Sport-Coat/MM00420,default,pd.html
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Brooks Brothers - Regent Fit Saxxon® Wool Windowpane Sport Coat
Regent Fit Saxxon® Wool Windowpane Sport Coat
Brooks Brothers
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When you don’t need a suit, an elegant dark navy pattern sport coat solves many after 5 needs. Brooks Brothers’ Italian wool jacket dresses up charcoal wool pant, white shirt, and tie for a summer cocktail party or dinner at a nice restaurant. For a more casual event or restaurant, pair it with jeans or twill pants and a polo or pattern button up shirt.
http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/index.jsp?productId=56542966 Polo Ralph Lauren - Glen Plaid Suit
Polo Ralph Lauren - Glen Plaid Suit
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Polo Ralph Lauren - Glen Plaid Suit
Glen Plaid Suit
Polo Ralph Lauren
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A suit that takes you from your day of meetings to an evening event is a must-have. This dark charcoal plaid one from Polo Ralph Lauren will do just that. The fabric is a super 110’s wool woven in Italy, and the fit is classic with a modern touch. The subtle plaid works with pattern as well solid dress shirts so you have many options for shirts and ties, which is key. For spring and summer, we like a lavender check spread collar shirt and dark navy tie. This is a look that is both office and evening ready.
http://www.hugoboss.com/us/%27hutson-gander%27-slim-fit%2C-super-100-virgin-wool-suit-/hbna50287230.html BOSS Hugo Boss - Hutson/Gander Slim Fit, Super 100 Virgin Wool Suit
BOSS Hugo Boss - Hutson/Gander Slim Fit, Super 100 Virgin Wool Suit
The slightly bold elegance of a white beaded stripe in Hugo Boss’ ultra fine virgin wool is ideal for any dressy event, like a summer wedding. The contemporary fit is trim and sophisticated, which ideal for this fabric. Pair it with a spread collar white shirt and an interesting blue stripe tie for a true sartorial statement.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/canali-classic-fit-plaid-wool-suit/3969264 Canali - Classic Fit Plaid Wool Suit
Canali - Classic Fit Plaid Wool Suit
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Canali - Classic Fit Plaid Wool Suit
Classic Fit Plaid Wool Suit
Canali
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A gent should never resist a beautiful blue plaid suit, and this lightweight Italian wool one from Canali is a stunner. The plaid is subtle, but gives the suit just enough interest to take you from your important business meeting to an evening event in style. And for both, you will always look like the best-dressed gent in the room when you where a well-made and timeless suit from Canali. This blue stripe shirt picks up the plaid in the suit and this burgundy tie has just the right subtle contrast. Add a brown brogue oxford to finish the outfit.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/john-varvatos-star-usa-trim-fit-stripe-suit/3893188 John Varvatos Star USA - Trim Fit Stripe Suit
John Varvatos Star USA - Trim Fit Stripe Suit
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John Varvatos Star USA - Trim Fit Stripe Suit
Trim Fit Stripe Suit
John Varvatos Star USA
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We like John Varvatos Star USA for their great contemporary fitting clothing at a reasonable price. And you will like how dapper you look in this all wool dark navy stripe suit. For a formal evening event, wear it with a white French cuff shirt and dark blue tie. Add a black cap toe shoe for the final finishing touch.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/canali-classic-fit-wool-blend-hopsack-blazer/3907532 Canali - Classic Fit Wool Blend Hopsack Blazer
Canali - Classic Fit Wool Blend Hopsack Blazer
A navy hopsack blazer is another must-have for the warmer weather. Hopsack is a loose weaving technique that creates a rough texture, but when Canali does it in their gorgeous Italian wool and silk blend fabric, it is pure luxury that just adds an interesting texture. For an evening at a dressier restaurant, pair it with this subtle patterned wool pant and button up shirt for a polished look. A white polo and khaki pants create a more casual look. The blazer even looks great with dark wash jeans. The timeless versatility won’t outlast the fine quality, so you’ll reach into your closet for it year after year.
http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/index.jsp?productId=56541626 Polo Ralph Lauren - Chambray Morgan Sport Coat
Polo Ralph Lauren - Chambray Morgan Sport Coat
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Polo Ralph Lauren - Chambray Morgan Sport Coat
Chambray Morgan Sport Coat
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A linen chambray color sport coat will get you through any summer evening. Polo Ralph Lauren’s finishes - the slightly shorter body, patch chest pocket, contrast under collar, pick stitching and white mother-of-pearl buttons - add all the right details in making this a fabulous blazer. And the rolled lapels give a 3-button closure a 2-button look that is so modern. We love playing up a “country club” look by pairing it with white twill jeans and a pink and white button up shirt. White sneakers will finish the outfit.
https://www.jcrew.com/mens_feature/NewArrivals/sportcoatsandvests/PRDOVR~B9119/B9119.jsp J.Crew - Ludlow Irish Linen Sportcoat
J.Crew - Ludlow Irish Linen Sportcoat
There are nights when you want that easy, casual sport coat to wear with jeans to a restaurant or out with friends. And for that, you won’t go wrong with J.Crew’s unconstructed Irish linen blazer. While this blazer is in J.Crew’s Ludlow contemporary fit, the soft construction makes it feel like a favorite sweater rather than a sport coat. The light grey color looks great with dark or medium wash jeans and white or stone cotton pants. Add a white t-shirt or linen button up shirt and your look is complete.
 

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