Brown & Blue Suit Combinations

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When it comes to creating shirt and tie combinations, I usually find myself pairing brown and blue together at least 2-3 times a week. This is because those two colors in particular pair well with my skin tone and they are extremely versatile. I realized as I grew older and my style evolved, I started to simplify my wardrobe as much as possible so that I can save time while getting dressed in the morning so it could make my life easier. As a result, I learned that you don’t need a ton of clothes in your wardrobe to look and feel stylish. In other words, less is more! So here are a couple of examples on how to pair blue and brown together within your professional wardrobe.

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Since I pair brown and blue together so often, I always try to find different ways to mix things up, and a great way to do that is to blend different textures together. Here, I’m blending a denim shirt with one of my favorite silk knit ties to provide more some depth and visual appeal to the shirt and tie combination.

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IMG_9632-2 Suit by Bureau, Shirt by Tailor4Less, Tie By Oliver Wicks, Shoes by Saks Fifth Avenue

Stripes and Solids

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My shirt collection predominantly consists of solid dress shirts (mainly whites and blues), but I wanted to add some more patterns so this white and blue stripe shirt was probably the next best addition. However, even tho I try to look for pieces that I can pair with several other things, I still find myself gravitating towards brown and blue.

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Blending textures is a great way to mix things up and create an aesthetically pleasing shirt and tie combination, but blending patterns is also a great way to put a different twist on things without being monotonous and boring. I think that’s the reason why I love striped dress shirts, especially this one, because it still provides a simple canvas, just like a solid dress shirt would, so adding a solid knit tie is a no brainer!

_MG_9147_MG_9153Suit by Bureau, Shirt by Oliver Wicks, Tie By Bureau, Shoes by Calibrate

As always, thanks for reading!

Yours truly,

Akil McLeod
The Dapper Advisor


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