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How to wear a blue suit

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For the years 2016 and 2017, blue is considered the new black when it comes to men fashion and suits. This fact has made men find it difficult to decide what to wear with a blue suit, and how to style it. In the matter of fact, this is actually true; it is hard to dress up in a color especially blue. However, there are some fashion rules in addition to tips that you can follow when you decide to experiment with the color and go for a trendy look.

 What to look for when buying a blue suit

First things first! In order to wear a blue suit, you should first buy one that should be compatible with all the following criteria:

Carmencitta Magazine - How to wear a blue suit 1Stay away from baby blue and electric blue. Opt for a navy or dark blue

Choose one that has a good quality; this way you can wear it more than once

Choose a suit that can be separated (each piece worn alone); this way you can wear it to multiple occasions

If it is summer, go for cotton and linen fabric. However, in winter, wool and cashmere are more appropriate

Choose a blue color that can go just fine with navy and black. This way, you can use shoes that you already have and pair them with your new suit.

The most important thing you should look for, is a classic suit that can be used for multiple years.

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Simple rules that should be followed

First thing to do, when it comes to the shirt, stick to a lighter shade of blue or pink, or the most conventional one; crisp white. In addition, when picking the right tie; we advise you to go with black or navy blue; those two colors both go very well with a blue suit. In addition, both black and brown shoes can be worn with a blue suit.

 

 

How to manly wear white pants

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9White pants are not only made for women, men can wear them too. However, there are certain rules that should be followed when a man is planning to wear white pants. Do not hesitate to wear them, just learn with us today how to, and how they should be styled.

Carmencitta-Magazine-How-to-manly-wear-white-pants-2jIdea Number 1: Pair it with a T-shirt to create a casual look

Whenever men look at white pants, they immediately think that they should wear them formally. In fact, it can also be worn casually. All you have to do is pair it with a casual T-shirt, and you will be just fine. Moreover, the t-shirt should have a dark color. You can also add a blazer to make the attire look more put together.

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Idea Number 2: wear it in formal matter

The good thing about white pants is that you can easily switch from a casual look to a formal look without taking them off. All you have to do is add a shirt, a double breasted blazer, and some casual shoes. Use this if you want to switch from a casual day look to a more formal look for a business dinner.

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Idea Number 3: add a denim shirt

This is, in our opinion, the best way to wear white pants. All you have to do is get a dark colored denim shirt, button it up, and tuck it in your pants. Moreover, for a more chic look, roll up your sleeves and the pants’ hems.

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Idea Number 4: add some bright colors

In fact, white is considered to be a neutral color. The only color you should not wear with white trousers is a white top. Adding bright colors to it is a perfect way to feel like summer. Moreover, do not wear bright colored t-shirt with your trousers on winter, because this look is only made for summer.

 

3 Unchangeable Men Fashion Rules

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We have encountered many style rules that only lasted for months, and some of them for weeks. They only come as a trend, and then evaporate when the trend washes out. However, decades ago until now, there are some fashion rules that have started and not only stayed strong, but showed persistence and durability. In this articles, we have gathered, for you men, the top 3 unchangeable fashion rules that still have decades to stay as they were, and as they are today.

Carmencitta-Magazine-3-unchnagebale-men-fashion-rules.Rule Number 1: Do Not, Ever, Fully Button Your Blazer

Even if the blazer comes with two buttons instead of one, only button up the upper one. Keep in mind that, the bottom button of any blazer is just a lie. Moreover, modern blazers are designed to slimmer your waist, and to make you look like you have a great silhouette. However, when you button up the whole blazer, your silhouette is lost, and the fabric clusters.

Carmencitta-Magazine-3-unchnagebale-men-fashion-rules-2Rule Number 2: The More You Wash, The Quicker the Outfits Wear Out

Relax! You do not have to wash every single piece of clothing right after you wear it, except for underwear; of course! Regularly washing your clothes will wear them out. Every piece, if not stained by something, can be worn for about three times before you wash it.

Rule Number 3: Not All Shirts Can Be Tucked In

Tucking in any short, will not make you immediately look smarter. There are some kinds of shirts that cannot be tucked in. it all depends on the type. In fact, Dress shirts and tailed shirts are made to be tuckedin because they are made to be formally worn. However, cotton shirts, and short shirts, are not made to be tucked in, tuck them in and you will keep your hands in your trousers for the whole day.

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How to wear a white shirt

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The white shirt is the one thing you can find in any man’s closet. This timely classical piece of clothing can be styled and matched with almost any other piece that you choose, it all depends on the way you do it. Moreover, a white shirt can make you look like a waiter who has just finished his shift, or like a well-dressed, stylish gentleman. We have gathered for you today, some tips and tricks on how to wear a white shirt.

The Formal Look

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The formal look is the one when you wear a suit, or just its pants, and you pair it with a white shirt. If you want the look to be more formal, add a tie and a pair of formal shoes. However, if you want it to be less formal, roll over your sleeves and only wear the pants without the blazer and the tie. In fact, this style is suitable for business men.

The summer parties and weddings look

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In case you are invited to a wedding or a formal party, pair your white shirt with an off white suit. Moreover, to contrast the color, add a grey tie and a pair of white converse (only for parties). In addition, the white shirt can be long sleeved or short sleeved in case you felt hot.

The traveling look for summer

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If you are planning to go spend your summer holiday on the beach, a white short sleeved shirt can be paired with navy blue shorts and a pair of sporty shoes such as converse or running shoes. Try to keep it simple! In addition, when you are on the beach, a white shirt is always a good idea especially if your swimsuit has a lot of prints and colors on it.

How to style grey

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Grey has always been one of the trendiest colors in men’s fashion. However, it is quickly becoming the most used color on runways, with designers, and in local brand shops. In fact, there are too many men who like to wear this color, but do not know how to. This is why, we have gathered a little bit of tips and trick about this color, and how to wear it.

Grey Color in Suits

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Suits are an inevitable item in a man’s closet. Weather he is a business man who’s obliged to wear suits every day, or a man who only wear them on occasions, suits are necessary. Moreover, grey suits are so trendy this year because they look classy and fancy. The perfect grey for a suit is the solid grey. In addition, when choosing a shirt, go for white or light blue.

Grey Color in Knits

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As we all know, knitted shirts never get out of fashion. They are an essential part of your winter closet. Grey knits are a must have for this season and can be worn with light jeans or dark ones. In addition, grey knits can also be worn with colored pants, with classic beige pants, and underneath a black coat (as long as it is a thin knitted shirt).

 

 

Grey Color in Accessories

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Accessories are also becoming trendy when it comes to them having this color. For example: a grey knitted hat is a must add item to your grey collection this year. Pair the hat with a white shirt, a nice pair of blue jeans, a converse, and a pair of sunglasses, to get the full trendy look for this year.

Grey all the way

Even though grey is trendy, do not go all-grey! Try to implement it in one item of your whole look, or maximum two.

How To Dress Sharp

How To Dress Sharp

You have got a new job that is professional, needs you to look professional, and dress professional. However, you have no idea how to dress in order to impress. This is why, we have gathered some information from our team of fashion experts, and brought them to you. Keep on reading, as we guide you through the best tips and styles on how to dress sharp.

How To Dress Sharp

Dress Your Footwear Up

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In fact, appropriate-fitting footwear is the first step you need in order to dressing sharp. Moreover, it is a traditional school of thought that’s still alive and well claims you can judge a man

by his shoes.

 

However, if you have never owned really good shoes before, brace yourself and get ready to pay a significant amount of money for a well-made, classic footwear. However, you may be shocked at the sticker price for well-crafted shoes, but the quality and comfort pay dividends down the road.

Ignore Fashion Trends

How To Dress SharpIn fact, main-stream fashion trends are prone to change for you to make useful wardrobe staples. Moreover, most young men do not have the appropriate budget in order to buy some new pants every month or two, this is why you need to stay away from seasonal trends. All you need to do is, stick to the classic clothing staples for the core of your wardrobe and avoid anything that is too far out on the cutting edge.

 

Have at Least One Good Suit in the Closet

How To Dress SharpNo matter what your job is, you’re going to need a decent suit at some point. If you’re buying off the rack take the time to have the suit adjusted. However, you need to try as much as you can to find a tailor independently, because it’s worth the effort. In fact, a good tailor can make the small changes that take your suit from looking mediocre to perfect for you.

 

How to Keep Your Shirt Tucked In

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In a world full of class, a man walking around with an untucked shirt or even a shirt that is half tucked can make him look like a rebellious schoolboy.

In fact, nowadays, menswear is about the fine and neat details, and a nice tucked shirt is a great way to show that you are a grown man, who takes care of his appearance and aims to look classy as well as neat. Here are some ways to keep your shirt tucked in.

Carmencitta Magazine - How to Keep Your Shirt Tucked In 2Buy a Shirt That Fits You

In fact, if you get an oversized shirt, you are going to deal with the problem of having an excess fabric that is going to hang over your trousers. This feature is called “muffin top”. Moreover, muffin top-ing is not a really nice think to look at and will not make you look good. Here comes the importance of having a shirt that fits you and by doing that, you will make it harder to untuck with small movements.

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Find The Ideal Length

Just like you need to fine one that fits you, you also need to find the right length. In general, casual shirts are typically made in a way to be shorter, however, dress shirts are typically made longer in length which makes them easier to be tucked in.

The General Tuck

This the simplest, easiest kind of tucks. All you need to do is unfasten your trousers and push the shirt into them. Moreover, try to tuck it evenly so that you avoid the clumps.

Carmencitta Magazine - How to Keep Your Shirt Tucked In 4The Military Tuck

This tuck is great if the shirt you have is a bit loose, or a size bigger than yours. This tuck is made so that you won’t have to take your shirt to the tailor. Once your trousers are unfastened, push the fabric to the back of the shirt. This way, the front will have no creases nor excess fabric. After that, create a crease to tuck in the excess fabric to the back of your trousers.

How To Wear a Waistcoat

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For those of you who do not know what a waistcoat is, it is a close-fitting garment that reaches the waist. In general, waistcoats do not have sleeves nor a collar and button down in the front. In addition, this garment is worn especially by men, it can be worn over a shirt as well as under a jacket. However, some men do not know how to wear it, this is why we have collected a few tips on how to wear a waistcoat. Keep on reading to find them out.

Contrast

Carmencitta MAgazine - How To Wear a Waistcoat 2In general, the waistcoat can be worn as soon as the temperature starts to dip. Moreover, in order to add some emphasis to your waistcoat, you should wear one in a contrast color to the suit or blazer that you are wearing. For example: you can pair a grey or a brown one with a navy flannel suit when the weather is too cold, and add a blue stripe shirt, grey tie in addition to brown suede brogues.

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The best way to wear a waistcoat is by pairing it with pieces that belong to the same or to a similar texture. In fact, if you want to wear tweeds fabric, you can wear them with denim or some other wools. Moreover, a nice waistcoat with a good pair of jeans, in addition to a simple shirt, make the perfect combination. However, be careful about the colors, and as we talked earlier, make the colors you choose in contrast with each other.

Carmencitta MAgazine - How To Wear a Waistcoat 4Layers

In general, a lot of men tend to stay away from layering in cold days, and go for one thick jacket or coat. In fact, surely, this way you will feel better and take less time getting ready in the morning. However, you should get rid of the thick coat if you want to look visually interesting, and this is where the waistcoat’s turn comes. All you have to do is wear it with a nice pair of trousers, a shirt, and add a coat over it!

 

How to Wear a Blazer

A blazer is one of the must haves in every man’s closet. In fact, if you know the proper ways to style it, a blazer can be wearable for every occasion you could ever imagine, as well as for every season of the year. Moreover, a blazer can sometimes cost you a big amount of money. However, this makes it a better reason for you to wear it on more occasions. It is appropriate to be worn on weekends, office days, weddings, as jacket, and many more. Here are some tips on how to wear a blazer.

Carmencitta Magazine - How to Wear a Blazer 2With a T-shirt and a pair of jeans

Are you tired of ties and collared shirt? They are not the only thing to wear a blazer with. Moreover you can get rid of them, keep the blazer, and wear a t-shirt underneath. However, you should stick to a neutral color with no prints such as black, white or navy. Additionally, pick a shirt that has a rounded neck so that you feel more comfortable. In addition, try to find a shirt that is slim fit so that you avoid bulkiness. Add a nice pair of jeans and you are good to go!

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In fact, if you want to wear a blazer in winter, you can easily do it by paring it with a knit, the roll neck. Just like the t-shirt, the roll neck keeps you from wearing a tie. In fact, to make the look more comfortable and good to look at, keep the roll neck shirt neutral and let the texture do the talking. As for the pants, if it is autumn, you can go for a lighter color. However, if it is raining outside, go for trousers who have a darker color and a thicker fabric.

 

How to wear a wide leg trouser

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The wide leg is now an emerging trend in men’s. Men are looking for the comfier outfits, quality fabrics, and tapered ankle. Wide leg trousers are available in wool, cotton and technical fabrics. Moreover, with button-up, elastic or rushed waists. In fact, today the relaxed trouser shape has become friends with the other comfort-driven changes in menswear: soft-shouldered suiting and longer, roomier outerwear. Who said that fashion has to be pain? Keep on reading this article, as we have found the right ways to wear a wide leg trouser.

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Just like regular and slim fit, wide leg trousers come in typical, previously known, pant fabrics. These fabrics vary from fine to thick depending on the season and occasion they are worn in. In fact, trousers with wide legs need structure. As a tip, you should buy one that has wool as fabric; wool garbadine is a great quality. This quality gives the trouser the weight it needs. In addition, you can wash it in the washing machine and wear it the next day. Moreover, wool is perfect for both summer and winter.

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In fact, wide leg trousers are better if bought in darker colors such as grey, black, camel, and black. Moreover, patterns add a step-up for the wide leg trouser such as: polka dots, checks, and pinstripes.

Fit

The fit depends on the formality of the trouser. In fact, most of them will sit slightly higher on the waist. Moreover, front pleats are another stylistic choice; they come as flat front or a single pleat, and the choice depends on your taste.

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In order to wear those trousers in a perfect way, add a blazer or a waist jacket, a low profile pair of shoes, and use a trouser that is cropped. This is today, one of the most worn outfit for men who are into fashion.

 

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