Or you could stick with the navy pants and change the jacket to a lighter gray like this. Make sure your clothes match you, then the rest will fall into place. For more one-on-one advice, Satyam, we suggest using our Black Lapel Concierge service by emailing us at concierge blacklapel.
Just make sure the pants aren't so dark grey that it looks like you're trying to fake a suit. But be careful and make sure your shirt, shoes, and accessories have a crisp and clean look, even if you do add a little color.
If not done properly, you can end up looking like a wanna-be mafioso. Avoid black shirts or turtleneck sweaters. And definitely avoid any flashy gold jewelry or accessories. The best look would be with medium grey pants, a crisp collared button up shirt in light blue, pink, or green, with a corresponding V-neck sweater in a dark color to mimic the shirt.
Black belt and black shoes. And make sure everything is clean and of the highest quality, or you may end up looking like a security guard or a theater usher. Actually, I meant sport jacket, but these days it's pretty much a dinner jacket, too. Are you this guy? Cant kill da Rooster , Nov 5, Matt S , Nov 5, Not match very well. Long river , Nov 6, Jay Gatsby , Nov 6, Light or medium gray, not charcoal. JayJay , Nov 6, Medium to light gray. Golden tan gabardine can work too. Matching your clothing colors to each other is really quite simple.
The above examples are all two-color combinations. Pick two colors that work with your own coloring and repeat them throughout your outfit. Do they have to be exact matches? No, in fact, exact tone is a sure sign of a style amateur.
The pros know that staying in the same color family is all it takes to make a look hold together. Follow these simple guidelines and your looks will always be cohesive. I am going to a gala and want to wear my brown velvet jacket. What is a good combination I can put together?
I also have a black velvet jacket that I want to wear to another event. A gala always requires black tie. You should wear black tuxedo pants, a white tuxedo shirt, and a black bow tie to match your dinner jacket. As for your other event, you should stick to a similar, classic black tie combination. Again, we recommend black tuxedo pants, a white tuxedo shirt, and a black bow tie. Enjoy your events, Keith. I have got a desert or rather gold color sleeveless cotton jacket and my skin complexion is fair white.
What color cotton shirt and trouser should I go ahead with. That jacket or is it a vest? The trick is to pick clothes that work with you first and each other second. So get yourself in front of a mirror and take a look at our article on How to Choose Your Clothes: Would like your thoughts on a shirt color that would go with a cream blazer and chocolate slacks.
White is the obvious; wondering if a color might be a nice option. What color is that? Check out our article on How to Choose Your Clothes: I am planning on wearing gray dress pants with a navy jacket for a wedding in a couple of weeks.
What are your thoughts on a light purple gingham vs light blue gingham style shirt, and what color and style of tie would work best? Thanks for your advice. Gingham gives you a more relaxed look. As for which color to wear, often we receive requests for advice on what color clothes match each other and our answer is always the same: How well your clothes match each other is of minor importance compared to how well your clothes match you. You just need to know what to look for. We highly recommend giving it a read.
Your best best, Naveen is to put both outfits on and look in the mirror at each and decide from there. Without seeing it on you, we can give a general recommendation, the second option is a bit stronger contrast and may work better on a dark-skinned gent.
I have a blazer combination of two colors i. Plz help me out. With either of these pants and blazer combinations, you should opt for a white, gray, or light blue dress shirt. A nice, black t-shirt is probably best fitted for this outfit—a casual but cool look. Can I go with a baby blue shirt, dark navy pocket square and either khaki pants or navy. Actually, the truth is both pairs of pants will work.
The whole outfit sounds good. We especially appreciate the rarely seen dark pocket square on light jacket combo. Next time, feel free to send your question by mail, handwritten on the back of a ticket on the next cruise to the Bahamas.
Anything goes with that combination, Godswill, but start with the basics, khaki and light gray are both classic pants colors that pair with blue jackets. As for rules which shade of pants, that depends on a few things how dark is your blue jacket, your personal preference in colors, etc. So no objections there. Instead, stock up on white and blue shirts and wear them with this jacket and pants combination. Currently in my collection I have a charcoal suit that has been worn almost to every wedding for the past 4 years.
I have a pair of light grey trousers that I want to make use out of and also for the record I have a dark skin tone. I am looking to purchase a blazer to go with the trousers. Since light gray trousers are neutral, just about any color of blazer will go with them.
Stylish men know that matching your clothes to yourself is the trick. That means choosing colors that work with your coloring, and patterns and textures that work with your body and personal style. How do you learn to do that? Check out our story on How to Choose Clothes: I have a light gray blazer and blue navy pants, what color of shirt, tie and shoes can i match it with? Actually, we do want to mention those articles.
One in particular, where we break down how to look at yourself in the mirror and build an outfit that works with your skin tone, hair color and unique features. That article is called How to Choose Your Clothes: I am going to a beach wedding and want to pair a blue linen blazer, with lighter blue linen pants…is this ok or a fashion disaster? Check it out her e. I have a pair of black and dark gray herringbone suits that get the job done season in and season out. However since most of the weddings will be frequented by the same people, I was hoping to add some variability and versatility that can last me until I get out from my loans.
Wear your full dark gray herringbone suit. Since a dark gray suit can throw off business-y vibes, try going tie-less. Pair the suit with a light blue dress shirt, patterned or plain , and a fun pocket square if you have one. Wear your black pants and dark gray herringbone jacket.
Wearing suit separates leaves you capacity to wear a spring-appropriate tie against a white dress shirt for good contrast. We typically like the pair this color blazer—which we call Charcoal Brown—with medium to dark blue pants. You can check out this outfit for inspiration, or take a look a these Blue Gray Birdseye pants for a more interested match-up than, say, a pair of navy blue pants.
Simple tip, match your shoes to the buttons of the jacket. Ive grey wool blazer. Do you have any suggestion on the colour combination of pants and shirt. We say tone it down with the pants and go with light gray.
The last thing this outfit needs is another color. Keep it simple, Gary. In fact, we even wrote a story about it. We would recommend slim fit trousers in black or a pair of dark gray pants.
I have a pink pant. What colour of blazers or jacket can i wear with and also can a black shoe go? As for blazer color, a mid to light blue is good with pink. Check out our Rivington Blazer. If you want something lighter, we have khaki and tan colored blazers that are light in color and made with lightweight fabric for the perfect summer outfit. You see them with navy blue blazers complete with classic gold buttons and white oxford cloth, button-down color shirts all summer in places like Cape Cod, The Upper East Side of Manhattan and yacht clubs everywhere.
None of those guys wear them with black shoes, though. Gray is from the stone family of tones, khaki is from the earth tones. I am having my 50th birthday and am planning to get a brown blazer and tan shoes.
I have a beard n stocky. Please advice a trouser or jeans would be nice and which colour. Also which could should I wear. We always recommend a shade of dark blue jeans, no matter what your personal shade is.
Dark blue jeans are naturally more flattering, presentable, and more mature looking. You could even wear black jeans if you want to look more formal and black jeans would complement your dark skin tone as well.
I have a black blazer and black trouser set. What other color pants can I wear with this blazer? Tan belt and Tan shoes. But will the black blazer look good with it?
If you want to look a little more professional or formal, opt for a pants in a medium to light gray. What color trousers, shirt, and tie will match up well with a camel blazer? I have been looking at black or dark grey trousers, and have blue, pink, and white shirts to pick from.
I really get hung up on the tie. I have worn light grey pants, navy jacket, light blue shirt with a navy and pink plaid tie to a couple of weddings and have received many compliments.
How about reversing the roles of your original shirt and tie combination? You could wear a bolder shirt like this or this , and let the tie take more of a back seat. Check out some of the subtly patterned, blue knit ties here. Knit ties are inherently more playful and good for a wedding. For the more formal approach to this blazer, we recommend a solid white shirt, light gray suit pants, and perhaps this maroon knit tie.
I have a charcoal three piece suit that I recently bought. Unfortunately I managed to get a couple stains on the slacks and after dry cleaning them they were not able to get them out. I have a formal to go to this weekend and was wondering if I could pair the jacket with a pair of black slacks or some other color. Check out this story for more rules on wedding dress code.
I have a dark grey charcoal jacket with a very subtle black pattern not sure what to call it. We suggest more dark gray, light gray, or black pants to go with this shirt and jacket combination. What color tie should I go for here? Since everything is monochromatic in this outfit, any color tie would work.
The trick is that it should be muted. A bright, saturated tie against a black and white outfit would be too strong and steamroll your whole look. Suddenly everybody will be looking at your tie instead of at your face. So if you want to add a color, go with a dark, muted one like marooon. I have a black pant and a dark green pant. There is a formal get together i have to attend. Can you help me with the Blazer and Shirt combination both with the black pant and the dark green one??
So our first bit of advice is to check out that article. With that said, we can offer an example of a jacket and shirt that looked good on one of our models with black pants. This came off really well on this model and might work for you too. What colour of tie,blazer and pants will match with peach pink shirt? Did you look at the photo in Look 3 above, Cal? We really like that tie, blazer and pants with a pink shirt. Alternatively, check out how we styled this Navy Blue Unsuit with a pink shirt for maximum effect.
I am planning on wearing a blue blazer with dark grey or light grey chinos. Should I wear a white shirt or a light blue one? If I want to want to top it off with a tie, would you suggest it? The answer, Abhi, is looking back at you when you look in the mirror. For some, a higher contrast white shirt on a blue blazer will highlight your features. Others would look better with a low contrast, blue shirt under a blue jacket. Check out our story on dressing from the inside out. There we give you tips on how to choose colors that work with your skin and hair colors.
I want to wear a blazer on my engagement plz suggest me colour combinations of pant shirt with gray nd black blazer Thnx. Black is tough to pair with strong colors because the contrast of a bright color and the darkness of black can be jarring.
Go with medium or light gray pants. The answer has more to do with how you look than what we think. Or should I go with a different color? Black and brown is a really difficult pairing to pull off. As you can see from the first photos in our story on the Three-Piece Remix you can wear a brown waistcoat with a black jacket.
Regardless of what color you go with, pattern is essential to pulling this look off. Avoid this by going with a patterned jacket that has brown as either a base color like this one or as an accent color like this one.
These will keep things interesting and cohesive. Got a spring wedding rehearsal dinner. Have a navy jacket and brown jacket. Wearing a navy jacket and khaki pants for the wedding so I wanted to go brown jacket for the dinner.
Brown is a neutral so you can really wear any color pants you like with the exception of black black and brown is very hard to pull off. We love the combination of brown and blue. Just make sure to give it some contrast. Hi, My wedding is coming up very soon. Any preferable combinations for a Groom? Wearing an Unsuit at your wedding is unorthodox, but kind of cool we think. To do that, keep the top and bottom in the same color family.
Wear neutral pants and shirt colors like khaki pants and a white shirt. I am going to wear a black chinese collar suit… and not able to decide which shirt and shoes to be wear with…. Hello, I have a tan linen blazer more of light brownish. What color of trousers and shirts will go with this blaze. Anything but black will work. Blue is a natural partner with brown earth tones and water tones go well together.
It really depends more on the situation. If you were planning on wearing this jacket casually we might suggest a pair of mid-blue jeans. In the cooler weather, perhaps a heartier darker blue pair of pants would work. For a dressier look, maybe a pair of businesslike blue gray birdseye pants.
I have a pair of black and white check wool pants and I was wondering what color of blazer I could wear with them. Thank you for your help. This is pretty much as neutral as they come. You could wear just about anything with these.
The bad news about that is nobody sitting on the other end of a website answering comments is going to be able to answer that question for you. The good news is, the answers are staring right back at you every time you look in the mirror. Looking at your own skin and hair coloring and the features of your face, you can come up with the colors that work best for you. He highly recommend you check it out.
Light gray pants and a white shirt similar to Look 1 above is always does the trick. Keep it simple and elegant. Since the jacket is camel colored, a white shirt is appropriately light and looks good on men of all types. A camel blazer cries out for brown shoes.
What shade should you wear? Use the buttons on the blazer as a guide. For pants, the choice of colors is yours. The decision really comes down to your personal style and body type and where you intend to wear this outfit, but a medium or light blue pair of pants will do the trick. If you want to class things up a bit, you might try blue slacks like these blue sharkskin pants. Any suggestions for the pant color which can match with white shirt and tan loafers.
That leaves the door open to just about any color of pants you want. Of course, appropriateness comes first. Can you suggest pants, shoes, tie and shirt colours please, thank you. There are literally millions of combinations you could come up with if you start with only one garment, like a jacket. Instead of trying to create an entire wardrobe for you with no information, we suggest you check out our guide to matching shirts and ties where we give you step by step advice on how to come up with shirt and tie combinations that work.
There are limitless choices with something as neutral as a navy blue jacket. Your best bet is to follow the first bit of advice we gave above and go with light gray pants.
That jacket above has a subtle windowpane pattern, but the advice still applies. As for the shirt, a white one always does the trick, but the patterned one we featured above also works. Bluish-gray is color neutral so a crisp white dress shirt and either blue or gray pants is your smartest choice.
I am going to wear mustard blazer. Please suggest shirt and trouser accordingly. Your best bet is a white dress shirt to go under a mustard colored blazer.
As for a pair of trousers, you could probably make a few things work. We think navy trousers pair nicely for a more high contrast look. HI i have a dark grey blazer which colored pant and shirt would look good and also which color shoes black or brown?
You could easily throw some purple into the mix and look festive for the event, or this royal blue micro check shirt. If you decide to add more gray to your look, we suggest wearing black shoes. But if you end up wearing blue pants, go for the brown shoes. Do you mean suggest you a shirt other than white? We rather like a white and camel color combination, but you could also wear a luxurious light blue shirt like such.
Black and light gray is a nice high contrast look. Black with charcoal gray can just look like a muddy combination. So, to sum it up, our recommendation is to proceed with caution. Blue suit pants are an option too. Navy is an easy pick, so we may try something like these Charcoal Blue Pants.
For something really unexpected, we may even try a pair of very dark burgundy pants for an opulent Victorian, winter look. Take some pics and tag us on social media so we can see. He only owns a navy blue blazer at the moment and is adamant about not buying a new one just for this event. Can you offer any help or guidance? Navy and black can work if both pieces are more formal, i. To give you an easy option, your husband could wear matching navy suit pants.
Hopefully this helps and you can convince your husband to pull off one of these looks! You should use Look 1 above as a guide and pair your black blazer with a pair of light gray trousers. However if you want to wear jeans, we recommend going with black jeans. Keeping your color choices basic might be your best bet here, so maybe opt for a black, gray, or white tee.
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I have got a Dark Blue Navy Blazzer slim fit with a black waistcoat to wear under it on a winter ceremony lowering with Ligh Charcoal Grey Slim Fit Trouser cotton Kindly let me know asap if this separate combination is gonna work or not! Where your proposed outfit goes a little off is the black waistcoat.
We recommend going with a waistcoat that features blue and gray in a pattern. Not to oversell it, but check that article out and it will change your life. I have a brown herringbone sport coat and a vest of identical material. They are meant to be sold separately, not as a part of a suit. Can you give any advice regarding the types of pants and shirt and tie I can match with them? Any advice is appreciated! With blue suit pants, you could definitely rock a tie in any other shade of blue.
Now get to it! What would be a good pair of pants to match with this combination of jacket and waistcoat? I have a feeling that gray or blue pants might be a little difficult to pull off.
Maybe a dark pair of jeans? Dark brown pants would work as well, as would dark jeans. Put on some gray or blue pants with it. The best way to figure out what looks good is to get dressed and look in the mirror. Try it before you knock it. I need some help!! Can you plzz send me a picture of white coat,black pant,orange shirt,black tie,black turban. Are you wondering what the outfit will look like?
We can tell you in one word: An orange shirt, a white jacket and black pants will make you look like a creamsicle gone horribly wrong.
If orange is the idea, try an orange tie like this , or this with a dark blue suit like we did here. If black is the focus, check out our story on how to wear a black suit with style where we show you why not to wear black with strong, saturated colors like orange.
New Years is coming up and I have a wine colored blazer. What kind of undershirt, pants and shoes should I wear. To recommend colors without any other information would be doing you a disservice. What we recommend, instead, is that you take a look in the mirror and look for two things: The contrast between your hair and your skin should determine how much contrast you have in your outfit. The colors you have in your face, eyes and hair should be echoed in your clothes.
Dressing for the colors and color combinations that work well with your coloring is ten times more important that matching your clothes to each other. For more on that, check out our story on how to dress from the inside out. Fear not, while an individual style consultation might be too much for the comments, we do have a team of stylists to help you get the look you want. Use our concierge service by emailing us at concierge blacklapel.
I have this speckled black blazer link above that I really love, but was wondering what color pants might be best with it? Also, figured a white shirt beneath and a bright pocket square for some flair? Then it comes down to brown or black shoes? Guidance would be greatly appreciated. Black is in the achromatic family whites, blacks and grays while khaki is in the earthtone family dark browns, tans, beiges, and some rusty reds and burnt oranges.
Those two families are like the Capulets and the Montagues and too many guys try to put them together and end up with a look that is like Romeo and Juliet at the end of the play, dead. Your solution is to go with gray pants that will pick up on the flecks from the jacket. Ditch the brightly colored pocket square in favor or one that is also in the achromatic family aka white or gray and go with black shoes and your whole look will be cohesive and stylish.
Keep it simple, Aman. Green light or red flag? Sorry we missed you before going on our holiday hiatus from comment replying, Omar. Nonetheless, we would have given you the green light. Despite our disdain for black and red combos, you get a pass on Christmas since these two colors feature prominently in St. For my office party.
I have black blazer and tan trouser so may i know which color of shirt or t shirt will be oerfect which type of show will be perfect? A black blazer forces you into a bit of a corner. Any colors can look jarring against a black jacket. Stick with a white shirt, Arman. Black pretty much pins you in to wearing gray slacks. Stick to simple medium or light gray pants to create contrast without clashing. What should I pair a dark gray tuxedo with white lines?
Not used to attending red carpet-sort-of parties, until some crazy ideas popped outta heads of our office—for a different Christmas party mood? And, if you may, please, can I wear it in a not-so-conventional way… like with sneakers, or jeans?
Without the right amount of contrast, your look just blurs together or this could even look like you put the wrong pants on — not what you want. Hi…I would like to ask for the color of coat suit matched with a peach colored shirt and also I would like you to suggest me the tie with it.
How about a pink shirt instead? A pink dress shirt can be paired with a classic navy or gray suit and with either of those, choosing a tie is easy!
Im going to the wedding tonite and I like to wear dark blue blazer, lighter blue shoes and dark brown pants. Was that good or should I replace dark brown pants with light grey shirt? What kind of shirt color is match? We always say that blue and brown are a match made in suit heaven, so it sounds like you were onto something here with your ideas.
A tuxedo would include the pants, Kenzo. When we styled our midnight brown dinner jacket and dress pants, we did it like this. We suggest you do the same. What about dark brown trousers? Staying in the same color family can create a sophisticated-looking monochrome outfit. I have dark brown black blazer. Please tell me about shirt and trouser or Jean of which colour. Blue and brown is a classic combination.
Try a medium blue shade or jeans and a light blue shirt. I would like to know how can I complement a grey blueish blazer with blue shoes. We sugggest a neutral shade of pants like dark gray to accomplish that. This is not exception to the rule, Jerry. Yes , thanks but the blazer is Light grey blueish with elbow patches blue, is it still good use dark grey pants?
Our original recommendation still applies, Jerry. I have a red dress shirt with a red and silver tie and a light gray kind of silver blazer I was wondering if I should wear silver slacks or black? Black with a more saturated red can be a pretty jarring combination. Gray is achromatic not really a color, but a shade between black and white. That makes it as neutral as a Switzerland. So you can wear any colors you like with it. So that narrows it down to…well…just about everything.
The bad news is we have no idea what colors you should wear. The answer, BJ, is looking back at you in the mirror. It is of the utmost importance how well your clothes match you. This simple concept will change the way you dress and the way you shop. Yeah, sure you can wear a blazer with jeans. At the bar, this comes off well. At the office, adding some color to your blazer lineup would be more fitting. Navy blue is a classic blazer color for a reason because it looks so good with so many combinations of shirts, ties, pants, etc.
As for the shoes, our rule of thumb is follow the buttons. If the buttons on the jacket were, say, light brown, then a pair of cognac brown shoes might be in order. And so, black shoes it is, Josh. Hi i m sheheryar i have a cort try dark purple casual coatn light purple shirt n normal grey cotton trouser not dark or not light but strong grey plzzzz tell me n guid me is this combitination looks gud or not???? I m waiting ur reply plzzzzzzz reply me on my mail box plzzzz thanx.
The answer is no. We love a lavender shirt and gray pants but would recommend either a matching gray jacket or a dark blue blazer would be more our style.
Am having a silver linen blazer am using a navy blue trouser but am confused what colour of shrit to use and probably shoe to go also. I will appreciate some advice please. Navy blue and gray is a classic combination, Victor. You can wear any number of colors of shirts and shoes with this outfit. A lot of guys think that dressing well means pulling off some sort of dazzling tricks. A crisp white shirt and some well-polished dark brown shoes will make this outfit come alive more than any showy combination of patterns and colors.
Your outfit should draw attention to your face, not beg for its own attention. Need help matching navy blue jacket, white shirt,gray pants what color tie or bow tie would match? Marvin, the answer is within you. We have no idea what color tie will look good on you.
Nov 06, · Black and white checks (houndstooth, glen check) with an accent color or two can also look good though you risk being taken as wearing a stroller unless your jacket has metal buttons. But I don't really care for black odd jackets particularly well. Hey, I have a black jacket, a white shirt and grey pants I also have black and blue pants. Can I mix a black jacket with grey pants or I should just stick to black on black. Reply. Black Blazer with Sport Coat. If you planning on wearing the look with a black sports coat and grey trousers, remember that a sport coat should not be as structured as a suit jacket or blazer, and should fit much looser to the body.