If style is language, how do you speak it? I explore, through several interviews, different perspectives on expressing yourself through personal style. Here's part one, with Ethan Wong, Larry Schlossman, and Charlie Caulfield.
There are common threads in the ways Harry Styles wears tailoring. These common threads run through different stylists, and seem to indicate a deeply personal style. I'm going to break down that style, that language, and provide you with practical insights.
Black and brown. A forbidden combination. Why do people say these colors don't work together? They look *fantastic* together. Like, consistently. Here, I'll prove it.
Some of these will be more generic, like off-white jeans. Some will be more interesting, like the pants I want from Bode or South2West8. If you're reading for the former, don't worry, the latter won't hurt you.
Ugly is interesting; ugly presents a challenge to be overcome; ugly is consistent with more casual style that's less concerned being proper and clean and simple. Embrace ugly.
One simple and fundamental question has been keeping these groups divided for a long time: how should pants fit?
You're about to see men experiment. They're going to break rules. Some of them are trying to get right to the brink of disaster, without going over. That brinksmanship is how great outfits happen. Courage in the face of "rules."
Ivory and color and a couple of other twists. Should be fun.
Oxford Cloth shirts in a Pink University Stripe with a Button Down Collar. Let's break that down.
Continuing the pattern of things I never really appreciated in my younger days, we have Madras. Madras is loud, busy, and generally quite hard to wear. But I've noticed a pattern -- one dead simple way to make madras look good. Layer something over it.
As you move from a *basic* wardrobe to a more mature one, you will want some more unique pieces that stand out, or help you stand out. In this article, I intend to explore a few ways you might choose to build on your basic wardrobe while still keeping each piece versatile.