When I first started writing the men's fashion basics series a couple of years ago, there were a few steadfast rules that I wanted rookies to stick to. This way you could avoid some of the more complicated problems that arise when trying to dress well; things like colour combinations,...

Channel your inner Debonaire Debby with this menswear-inspired Proenza Schouler black twill double-breasted jacket that is sleeveless and oh so chic for spring. It's great for day and evening, with its long lapels and loose fit. Pair it with your favorite pair of high-end jean shorts for...

Gucci double-breasted jacket Posted by clothes-fashion on December 8th, 2010 Gucci double-breasted jacket ink stretch techno canvas metal button closure with gucci crest black lining 86% polyamide and 14% elastane Gucci double-breasted jacket 255257 ZJ680 4440 $1750 Check out this...

Click on the pic above to discover his talented work on this amazing and timeless jacket, which has become his!! As you may know, double-breasted suit jackets were popular from the mid 1930s until the late 1950s, and again from the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s. Though double-breasted...

x Posted February 25, 2011 Perry: Have to say, these ‘fashion basics' articles are by far the best on the site. They're well written and pretty much applicable to everyone's tastes, plus because they're ‘basics' we can all build on them! Thanks for all the ideas! Posted February 25,...

Man Up & Wear Some Jewellery So I thought I would save the final article on men's accessory basics for something really special and that has been on my mind for awhile now. It's something that I've tampered and dabbled in every now and then but I have always been too cautious and reserved to...

Posted December 15, 2010 dapperdan: Hi Matt, I'm a newbie to this site and I absolutely adore it, particularly your fashion basics sections, my wardrobe has never been in such good shape. I was wondering though would you be able to do a fashion basics on underwear, or does it not really...

Get Framed Slowly but surely we are coming to the end of our magical journey through the mystical depths of men's accessory basics. Hopefully we've all learned a lot and are starting to incorporate accessories into our everyday looks and outfits. But before we move on to bigger and better...

In the second and final part of this round-up of everything that has gone before in the Men's Fashion Basics series, we focus on the more formal end of the spectrum. From waistcoats and overcoats all the way to tuxedos, we'll be covering what to look out for when it comes to fit, colour and...

For a more in-depth look at each piece I've selected below, check out the rest of my men's fashion basics articles, which cover everything I'm about to mention. Make sure you also read up on the excellent series Will Colman did on reinventing your style. Finally, remember that when...

 

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