The Essential Guy

What a modern day gentlemen should be like...

As much as I’d love to have a pair of good suede shoes, they are just not practical in Saigon’s raining days.

mypantalones:

The Alden Dover, in snuff suede

Navy blazers are essential item for any gents. They go well with chinos, dress pants or jeans. Pair them with pearl grey or light grey, or earth colors. Navy blazer + light grey vest + white shirt combo? Killer.

mypantalones:

Takes on classic navy blazer/white shirt wedding attire from the guys at Macaroni Tomato.  These are all extremely solid looks that utilize a very small part of the color spectrum, while remaining visually interesting. 

mypantalones:

I never really understood the appeal of, or even how to wear, a madras blazer, but I think this guy basically just explained both. Even though the madras blazer is certainly the most colorful piece here, the heavy contrast of a stark white shirt and rich navy pants leave the blazer as an almost secondary element. 

mypantalones:

I never really understood the appeal of, or even how to wear, a madras blazer, but I think this guy basically just explained both. Even though the madras blazer is certainly the most colorful piece here, the heavy contrast of a stark white shirt and rich navy pants leave the blazer as an almost secondary element.