As those who’ve been reading for a long time might already know, I’m a huge fan of the color burgundy. It looks regal, confident, mature and flatters just about any skin tone.
Lately it’s also one of the most popular colors in menswear, so I couldn’t resist putting together a burgundy suit.
It’s more versatile than you might think – here’s three ways to wear it.
1. All Business
Once you have a solid business wardrobe down, it’s time to ad a suit with some personality to your wardrobe – preferably something that works as separates and on the weekend.
Naturally you might lean toward a heavy pinstripe or pronounced check for that “punch” that your navy and grey suits doesn’t have. My advice here is to proceed with caution, keep it tasteful and think long-term. Bold patterns can be tricky to pair with and can create a pungent look that may not be flattering to the eye after you (or your colleagues) have seen it for a year or two.
For a “statement suit”, I like a solid fabric in a very dark saturated color that is a little unexpected. It has the same effect as a loud pattern but in a more subtle, versatile and mature way. (In my opinion, as always).
- Camel socks by Marcoliani
- Burgundy suit by Michael Andrews Bespoke
- Sterling Silver tie bar by Tiffany & Co.
- Taupe brown/grey check shirt by Michael Andrews Bespoke
- Tortoise shades by Persol
- Watch by Montblanc Timewalker
- Brown striped tie by Ralph Lauren Black Label
- Brown leather wingtips by Scarpe di Bianco