Stylish Winters: Formal Black Outfit for Men

February begins with a warm approach to harsh winters. The weather slowly moves to a cozier onset with temperatures fit for a stylish wardrobe change! This February, we want to tell you how to leave the cozy, chunky knits for cold windy weather behind and welcome warm stylish Blazers! 🙂

When we realized that the month of love was truly also the month of weddings, and how a few members wrote to us for help, we put our thinking caps on to figure out the just right mix of spice and style great for your needs and ofcourse, the wallet.

The Curious Case of “I have everything BLACK”

Do you own a pair of black trousers? And, a black Blazer or a coat?  If yes, then we need you to know that you’re already half way through! :- ) To make it better, we recommend-

  1. Checking the blazer and getting it fitted on shoulders, chest and other areas! Take it to a good tailor and get it custom-fitted.
  2. Check the trousers. Can you make it slimmer at the ends? Is it too tight, too loose or has iron-stains? TIP- If yes, then don’t bother to get it fitted. You need a new one! Choose the darkest black which looks richer than its predecessor.
  3. Keep the Blazer and Pants together and exact-match their colors. Thumbs-up, if they do. If they don’t, you need to replace either of them! (Write to us if you need help in choosing the right Black Blazer)
  4. Find a crisp white shirt. Absolutely plain. Preferably, new.
  5. Wear them together. Choose a striking color for a Pocket-square. Groom your hair and smile. Voila!
Formal Wedding outfit- All Black, black blazer, dark coat and white shirt with black trousers.

All Pepper, with a Dash of Salt.

Hope you like it!

Let us know. 🙂

Shruti

 

Winter Weaves: Latest Mens’ Fashion

We’ve often wondered what would happen to the world without its wandering, wistful weaves? 🙂

Can you imagine a world of mens’ fashion with just prints everywhere? Say, a printed white shirt for office or a printed black formal shirt for a dinner party, or even more ghastly-a printed traditional Kurta/Sherwani un-fit for mens’ wedding? Sometimes, we can’t help but think how boring would the world be if there was ‘All print and No weave!’ :-/

Winters, especially in India (well, mostly north-India) are a fabulous time to experiment with beautiful, vibrant colors and like most stylish men in the Wild Wild West, Indian Men should also know a thing or two about the most fashionable weaves to flaunt in otherwise gloomy winters.

Style in case, this beautiful Turquoise Waffle-Weave Sweater which is a great fit for almost all sizes, thanks to the relaxed weave quality which does not look too odd over a bit of a winter-tummy! 😀 <Yay!>

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Second in line to love is this fabulous Herringbone Three Piece Suit for Men, which is a classic choice for some heavy duty professional wear as well as some high-profile stylish dressing for a fashionably updated Indian man. 🙂

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Last in the series of our favorite-weaves-for-Indian-men is this fantastic Open weave sweater for all seasons. The rich blue color on this stylish winter wear is ideal for all levels of cold and blends well with stylish outerwear like a casual Jacket or a simple black mens’ overcoat.

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We love this because this simple piece can transform into a ultra-cool yet casual outfit for those who want to play it sporty, whereas it easily merges with understated style of wearing it with a beige coat or a grey blazer in Winters!

Love it, or Not? Let us know in the comments below!

 

xoxo

Winter Trends: Top 4 ways to wear a Mens’ Scarf

Scarves are one of those accessories that guys think are more mysterious than they really are.

Sure, there are a million and one ways to tie the damn things, but my best advice to guys looking for guidance is, well, not to overthink it! The best looks really are those that look like they were done only in a few seconds

What’s so great about scarves, anyways? But friends, really, there are so many different types that look great with a jacket and they are perfect for chilly weather! Check out below top 4 scarf patterns and explore ways to wear them as you read below-

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Neck to Neck: A scarf lives many lives.

How to wear them:

THE PARISIAN KNOT

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Knot it like Beckham.

1. Fold the scarf lengthwise
2.  Drape it around your neck
3. Insert the loose ends through the looped end and gently pull through

Stylist’s note: Make sure, there’s only one knot and is neither too tight nor too lose!

THE LOOSE-ONCE-AROUND KNOT

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Take it Easy.

  1. Drape the scarf around your neck making sure one side is longer than the other
  2. Wrap the longer end around your neck – not too tight! – and let it hang

THE SUIT JACKET TUCK 

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Suit it to the Occasion.

  1. 1. Drape scarf around your neck
  2. 2. Add jacket on top and button

Stylist’s note: A Classic style, best suited with professional attires! Don’t worry about the ends below the buttons, so long as they end around the bottom of the suit jacket. Get creative with a print like the polka dots above

Last: THE INFINITY SCARF 

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Easy & Simple: Just wear with jackets/coats

Pretty self-explanatory, right? Infinity scarves are really simple to use. Simply put it round your neck and you’re good to go! (Loop it twice if it’s long enough)

Stylist’s note: The infinity scarf is generally made of thick wool or a chunky knit, so wait til it’s really cold and you can wear yours with a winter coat. Don’t toss it over a Sweater or a hoodie, as both of them don’t really go together.

 

Life’s a Party: The ESSENTIALS of Casual Party dressing for Men

Now, it’s a Saturday and we all know tonight’s gonna be a good night 😉 but Men are so-o-oo full with work clothes, that you rarely find the right outfit when there’s a casual party calling at a friend’s terrace. I mean, you cant wear too jazzy or too white or too structured clothes cuz the party is on a Terrace, dude!!

So, coming back to the point when you know you have loads of work-wear like Shirts and a few blazers but NO casual stuff for a casual beer-party, but you still want to look good for all those ‘girls’-friends of your friends comin’ over, eh ;-). So, here is our best take on What to Wear to a Casual party.

A Denim Shirt is always handy.

A Denim Shirt is always handy.

Stripes never go out of fashion. Never for MEN.

Fitted Stripes & Chinos never make a Bad Casual.

Fitted Stripes & Chinos never make a Bad Casual.

Men, ur Beige Blazer works over-time!

 No more Designer suits! Just a men's Blazer will do.

No more Designer Suits! Just a Casual men’s Blazer will do.

And, if you don’t find ANYTHING to wear, just say us a Hello at +91 88828 30882 and we could give you a Skype Advice where you show us your wardrobe an we can Quickly suggest you What to Wear! 🙂 Isn’t that cool?

xoxo

Shruti

 

Your Boss sucks! And so does his Sense of Fashion!

It’s time and again that we bump into our Bosses, and most of the times, we fashionable people end up talking about his BAD style of dressing! :-/ Not always in sarcasm, but sometimes in pity and sometimes in Mockery as well 😛

hahaha, infact, while we’re writing this, our fellow Stylist-Dev is animatedly talking about Girish, our Tech-Geek who is nicely built, tall and medium set and has a nice pair of back-knockers 😉 but still wears those God-forsaken Cargo pants !!!

And, there he goes today with his loose jeans with a SHINY (!!!) Blazer. 😦 Now, this is A pity. Why, Girish? <We hope he doesnt read our Blog as much as he does spend time on the website!)

Now, lets stop talking about Our Bosses and instead focus on some Bosses we’ve seen around! 😉 Go to these Gyms and the managers sit around with a great body and a chest to die for, but Alas! these young managers think showing off their moobs and cleavage is fashionable :-/ But darling readers, #Moobs Suck! and Male Cleavage Sucks bigger :-0 

Alright then, Guys. What we’re saying in a nutshell is, please DO NOT-

1. Wear Over-shiny Blazers. These Blazers are silvery-metallic-shiny-sparkly-satiny! Please Do NOT Buy them and if you did, then do NOT wear them! 😉

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Too Shiny for my Eyes!

2. DON’T Wear Baggy pants, or Jeans that dont FIT you or Pants with multiple Pockets! This style is just NOT for 2013 and won’t come around soon anyways 😉

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Noppity Noppity, No! Cargos are PAST, man!

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Saggies are Gone, Too. Weird :-/. Image Credit, fakeposters.com!

3. DON’T Wear Too-Tight, Leather vests or Cleavage showing Shirts. Men, if you work out & you want the world to know 😉 then Tight Shirts are not the right way.

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Working Out? You don’t ned to prove it like this, though! 😉

So, a CLEVER CHEAT SHEET for all of you on How to Spot Stylish Menswear ,

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3 Things U Need: Life, Style & a Stylist. 😉

a. Find your Favorite Brands– Brands which fit you perfectly, which fall in your budget range and which speak your personal Style

b. Trust someone in the Business. It’s like, when you trust your friend who recently bought a Civic to guide you on which latest model to buy. Similarly, follow a Stylist or a Fashionable blogger you like, and trust his/her advice.

c. Experiment with Upmarket Brands once in a while. A lot of times, what you want to become is reflected by your clothes. Try including a high-power, high brand piece in your outfit to appear more powerful, more sophisticated at work.

🙂

Well, we are a bunch of stylists and we make Men look More Awesome! So, drop us an email at fashionbible@stylesaute.com and Enjoy.

MEAN Machine: Jeans for Men

Miss Baker could bake a lot of cakes and Pies! 😉

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Miss Baker baked a lot of Pies, without trying hard at all

Said all the Bakers (Norma Jean Baker aka Marilyn Monroe & Carroll Baker, our hot Hollywood actress) once, that a

Man’s style is defined by the way he wears his Jeans. The way it fits on your back, and the way it swaggers with a man’s waist is a real mirror of how Stylish a Man is.

Well, going by what Miss Baker had to say, we thought of inspiring you with a few STYLE-STYLE-STYLE shots of Men in Jeans we have seen!

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Distress Jeans. A little hard, a little fragile. Ideal for Reckless Men of Style.

We have spoken about folded hems and how all types of Pants rock it. Read here

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Folded Hem. Ideal for Men of today who work hard & like to show off the shoes.

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Faded and Fitted. Ideal for a Man who travels.

White Jeans: Fit & Flexi. Ideal for a Man who lives hi-fashion and is fearless. A version of Siddharth Mallya.

White Jeans: Fit & Flexi. Ideal for a Man who’s hi-fashion and fearless. Someone like a Siddharth Mallya Version 2.0

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Washed & Scrubbed: Ideal for a Fashion forward Man.

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Leather Jeans? Ideal only for Models, tall and Skinny, who carpet walk in LA, NY!

And the last, a beautiful inspiration, for all our fellow readers! This Style is SO simple to get and much easier to flaunt and it absolutely suits our Indian complexion that Hollywood actors cry for a tan themselves 😀

An All denim Look, is something that any of you can have, but with a little direction! Enjoy below-

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ALL Denim- Perfect for EveryOne Indian. Yes. Find ur Shade of Blue and then speak nothing else.

Want to get your own All-Denim look? Write in to me at shruti@stylesaute.com.

Stay in Style

xoxo

Look Taller. Simple.

Look Taller. Simple.

An exact word of wisdom on how to choose prints of your shirt, if you want to look Taller!