I’m generally a strong supporter of classic men’s style. A “well dressed man”, in my opinion, has a certain timelessness to his look that is not trend-specific.
With that said, however, strict trend-free style can be boring and predictable.
Subtly incorporating a fashion direction can keep your look fresh and gives you an opportunity to express your point of view by putting your own spin on a popular theme.
The key is applying trends occasionally, in small doses, and tweaking them within your own aesthetic.
Native American inspired prints are currently trending. Here’s three ways to pull-it-off.
1. Statement Overshirt
A heavy shirt is the perfect layer for early Fall days, when it’s still too warm for jackets.
Let the bold pattern of the shirt stand alone by pairing it with solid neutral items – like the grey henley, white jeans and natural suede boots.
Yes, you can wear white jeans after labor day. Just avoid wearing them with bright pastel color.
Slowly breaking out the boot game, starting with the light chukkas first…
- Gold Plated hand-engraved shades by Matsuda
- Vintage navajo print shirt by Ralph Lauren
- Grey henley by Rag&Bone
- Watch by Montblanc Timewalker Automatic (42mm)
- Khaki grosgrain watchstrap from cheapestnatostraps.com
- White denim jeans by Helmut Lang
- Suede chukka boots by Scarpe di Bianco