Denim on Denim x 3
Much has been said about the volatile art of wearing denim on denim, especially since the god awful image of the so called “denim tuxedo” is printed on everyone’s mind for the worst possible reasons. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way since then, and the most common combo has become pairing a lighter wash denim shirt with darker jeans of the same color, or vice-versa. However, when mixing denim based garments you should not be restricted either by the traditional blue shades or the usual items: combining different colors or unexpected elements such as chambray pocket squares or ties is a great way to go. Here I went with two different shades of blue on top of contrasting white jeans to achieve a consistent look, which despite being comprised by three denim pieces, still manages not to be overwhelming…
Details: medium wash trucker jacket by Levi’s, dark denim button down shirt by Our Legacy, white jeans by Massimo Dutti, 9 eyelet leather boots by Buttero, vintage plaid tie (Lochcarron of Scotland), tie bar by The Tie Rack, vintage braided leather belt and Rolex GMT Master II.
Model and Styling: Miguel Vieira
Photography: Rita Lino
Over the last few months I’ve developed a growing passion for green. Previously an almost nonexistent tone in my wardrobe, I have been becoming fonder of its versatility and stylish appeal, which led me to purchase a few new items and dig up others that had been stored away for a while…
Darker shades of green (hunter comes to mind) have been the order of the day in many Fall/Winter collections this year, making a stand as a great alternative to the traditional color palette of blues, browns, grays and blacks. It’s a perfect match for your slim fitting dark blue jeans, grey slacks or khakis, adding interest and richness to your overall look.
This look is all about mixing and matching pieces from different backgrounds and styles, such as the vintage Harris Tweed blazer purchased at Portobello market in London, the military inspired hooded shirt and the brown tasseled loafers. I love trying to come up with new combinations and uses for my pieces, such as pulling off the double shirt look by using the military shirt as an overshirt, which worked out great since its adjustable button closure allows me to perfectly frame the woolen tie and decide how much to show. Also, the use of two plaid patterns in different scales (blazer and tie) adds that extra bit of flare and visual appeal to the whole attire.
Vintage Harris Tweed blazer, military hooded shirt by Osklen, white oxford button down by Ralph Lauren, dark blue jeans by Levi’s (511 Slim), brown tasseled loafers by Lottusse, plaid woolen tie by Coisas d’Homem, watch by Gucci and socks by H&M.