Fall Colors Tag

Using an Underrated Color: Incorporating Yellow into a Gentleman’s Wardrobe

Yellow includes a range of hues, from butter to gold, from cream to tan. Many gentlemen shy away from this color because they’re not accustomed to wearing it, but if worn well, it can contribute to a stunning ensemble. Make sure the intensity of the yellow matches the intensity of the color it’s paired with. A rich gold works well with charcoal gray or navy blue, while pastel yellows work best with lighter coordinating colors, such as silver or sky blue. You may decide to choose yellows appropriate for each of the seasons: spring calls for pastels; summer embodies vivid tones; fall yellows are more amber or golden and can be paired with browns or a rich tan; winter attire can be refreshed by pure yellows paired with black, white, or burgundy. If you are unsure how to incorporate yellow into your wardrobe, start with a yellow tie—it’s the perfect way to try...

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Falling in Love with New Fabric Options

The new fall fabrics are now available, and they include fibers with earthy, touchable appeal. The current trends are for fabrics with a “rural” or “raw” feel to the fabric finish. Look for textiles with earthy textures inspired by the natural world. These include fabrics with irregular weave patterns or multiple textures. Some options have a “grainy” feel to the fibers, which adds a rustic texture perfect for the natural changes taking place during autumn. Bamboo fabrics are gaining in prominence. These natural fibers are pliable and breathable, yet durable and long-wearing. Plaids are large-scaled, with an open feel to the spacing. Look for rustic check patterns, such as variations on Burberry-type plaids. Many fall offerings are indulging in a dusty color palette of pastels with a nature-based look. Whether you’re looking to freshen your autumn wardrobe by selecting several new ties, creating your next custom suit, or designing personalized shirts, this season’s...

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Fall Flair—2018 Fashion Trends

The cooling weather of autumn is accompanied by an explosion of rich colors as designers turn to some of nature’s most spectacular hues. Expect to see a splash of orange this fall, from pumpkin to autumn maple leaf colors. Designers are also dabbling in deep reds, such as plum and scarlet. Many clothing lines will emphasize low-contrast stripes and checks that create subtle visual interest, along with weaves that incorporate micro designs such as squares, diamonds, and diagonals. Several clothing designers are designing fall pieces using fabrics woven from yarns of different thicknesses, which results in a rich textural sensation. Diagonal weaves will be prominent this fall, which also create an appealing texture. Let’s chat about incorporating your favorite fall colors into your custom wardrobe. Call today for your exclusive appointment....

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