Archive for April 29th, 2009

Mens Spring Summer Fashion Formula #4: Add Visual Texture with a Pattern

Mens Spring Summer Fashion Formula #4
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Sure, solids are easy to wear, but we love breaking up blocks of solid color with patterns.  Our favorite pattern to play with?  Thin stripes, which feature a breezy nautical feel while remaining completely polished.  Here’s how to add visual texture to an outfit of mostly solids:

1.  Start with your basic solids: a lightweight hoodie in crisp white and a pair of grey denim jeans.
2.  Add visual texture with a polished horizontal striped tee.  Note how the black and white complement the soft white and grey tones in the rest of the outfit.
3.  Finish off the look with a neutral colored messenger bag and a pair of retro-inspired sport sneakers.  We’re digging the light blue sneakers juxtaposed against the tan of the bag.

How do you wear patterns?  Share your style with us in the comments!

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Dip Dyed Summer Cardigan

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An ombre pattern spices up this cropped sleeve v-neck cardigan.

$44.50  at Gap.

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