Fancy attending that special do with a flair of ease in your wears? Or want to give the fashion forward man in your life a touch of inspiration? Well, look no further.
It’s no surprise when I say that the men of today are more forward thinking than ever before when it comes to their sense of style and, with the festive season in full swing, there is no time like the present.
The faithful jacket comes under our fashion microscope today and, whether it be a dinner jacket, a smoking jacket, double breasted, short cut or the lapels that catch you eye, then we’ve got it covered. But, what to match with these delicious dinner jackets? No worries, we have some ideas for that too; trousers that have a cargo style are complemented with traditional fabric.
For the man who wants to study the books this season, then pair this burgundy, short length dinner jacket complete with thick pin stripe and notched lapels with grey suit for that preppy evening look.
Team your matching classically tailored waistcoat and trousers with a short cut jacket to add a touch of dandy knowhow.
Relax your look this classic double breasted jacket, with velvet pointed lapels, cut slightly longer for a relaxed silhouette and ease into a pair of low-crotch style trousers.
Capturing your eccentric side, this dinner jacket dashed with simple checkered detail and cargo styled trousers will ensure that your forward thinking in both life and fashion.
Slender your silhouette and exaggerate your shoulders with this short, single breasted, heavy pinstriped jacket and contradict this with light cargo styled trousers.
If you like the above style but want to cover up that bit more, then this double breasted affair is the perfect fit for those who want to shift towards a more classic take on tailoring.
Mix it up by playing with convention. A minimalist tuxedo styled jacket, with pointed lapels, put together with loose cut grey trousers will get the guests talking but for all the right reasons.
If playing with convention isn’t enough for you and you’re looking for that instant impact. Nothing says ‘I’m here’ like a single-breasted, black sequined, dinner jacket slipped over a grey waistcoat and matching slim cut trousers.
And last but not least, the classic Dolce&Gabbana look of a tuxedo jacket with distressed jeans. Opt for a slim silhouette to add some drama.
For a more fashion forward look, this velvet tuxedo jacket is truly micro.
Or choose to contrast a rigorously tailored classic velvet tuxedo with a pair of distressed jeans. This Dolce&Gabbana staple mix and match look is always a winner and guarantees that you will be remembered for honing all your forward fashion thinking into a classic look.
Styled by: Yiri Ahn
Written by: Ben Taylor