How to do dressed up
Sure, sneakers and sweatpants are pretty great. But when was the last time you went all out? We’re here to tell you: looking fancy is fun. Here’s how to do it now.
PHOTOGRAPHY PAUL SCALA. STYLING MARK VASSALLO. MODEL GERON MCKINLEY AT WRENN MANAGEMENT. HAIR JOHNNIE BILES AT D+V MANAGEMENT. MAKEUP HUGO VILLARD AT AIRPORT AGENCY.
The punchy shirt
So it’s smart enough for a suit, but you don’t want to wear a tie. We say a graphic, high-impact shirt will do the job. Look to Valentino or Kenzo as a good starting point.
Above: blazer by Givenchy from Browns, shirt by Valentino from Tiziana Fausti, and trousers by PS by Paul Smith from Stefania Mode.
The sharp shoulder
What’s new in suiting? A precise, strong-shouldered jacket with slim lapels. Best worn with contrasting trousers.
Above: blazer by Dsquared2, shirt by Alexander Mcqueen from Vitkac, and trousers by Stella McCartney from Spazio Pritelli.
This fabric is subtler than print, but just as eye-catching. A little bit retro? Sure. But who’s complaining?
Above: jacket by Dolce & Gabbana from Tiziana Fausti, T-shirt by Saint Laurent, and trousers by Neil Barrett.
When it comes to watches, We’d advise restraint: don’t go blingy. A rubber-strap chronograph should strike the right note.
Above: shirt by Calvin Klein 205W39NYC from Browns, and watch by Uniform Wares.