ELEVATED CITIZEN

ELEVATED CITIZEN

Blue Blazers!

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When meeting with a new client, I always ask if he owns a blue blazer, the corner stone of any man’s wardrobe. Its versatility enables it to be worn as a formal piece, proper business attire, or dressed down for a casual event. If one is not already hanging in his closet, it’s the first piece I recommend adding because it’s by far the best clothing investment a man can make.

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The two components that determine the value of a blue blazer, in regards to its versatility, is the shade and style.

The color can be paired with just about any other; even varying shades of blue, as long as they are properly layered. However, I do suggest avoiding the color black whilst piecing together an outfit. The colors will clash, and if you’re considering wearing black bottoms, you’ll look like a fool that got dressed in the dark.

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The style (design) determines how much the ensemble needs to be dressed up or how casual it can be. All components to consider in the style of the jacket are: fabric, buttons, cut, and detailing. For example, I would strongly suggest not trying to dress down a shinier blue fabric with metal buttons. Equally, if you have a very loud blue or design (gun patch with contrasted epaulets, etc.) I would advise against trying to dress that up for a professional setting. 

Long story short, if you don’t own a blue blazer you should!

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