How to Wear a Pinstripe Grey Suit 5 ways | Men's Style & Fashion Lookbook

Every man's wardrobe should include a grey suit, versatile tonal greys are easy to style but there are some colours that work well and some not-so-well. The pinstripe gives the suit blazer a touch of class to what otherwise can be quite a traditionally boring colour tone. So if you are heading to the office or want inspiration for what to wear at a wedding or special event then this is the blog for you.

This grey pinstripe suit jacket is from ZARA and comes with matching trousers, although I've mixed and matched the blazer with a plain pair of grey trousers which I already had in my wardrobe. Alternatively a pair of black trousers or even dark blue jeans would also work.

Please find all 5 looks below and links to shop each look.

Carl Thompson.JPG
Carl Thompson Blogger.JPG
Carl Thompson Style.JPG
Carl Thompson YouTuber.JPG
DSC09015.JPG

How to wear a navy suit 5 ways

Here is my latest edition to my 'How to wear an item of men's clothing 5 ways' playlist and if you haven't already watched last weeks post on how to wear a grey suit 5 ways, go check it out. This week I'm showing you how to style a navy suit for work or for a wedding. A navy suit is the most versatile of all suit colours which is why most men have one or more hanging in their wardrobe. Bold colours work well with navy and in particular red, orange and yellow - however so do earthy tones such as brown or green. So here are my 5 looks to arm you with some basic palette choices when wearing a navy suit.

 

LOOK 1

LOOK 2

LOOK 3

LOOK 4

LOOK 5

So there you go, my 5 ways to style a men's navy suit - let me know which one you prefer and here is a recap:

How to wear a grey suit 5 ways

Every man's wardrobe should include a grey suit, a tonal grey suit is extremely versatile and easy to style but there are some colours that work well and some not-so-well. So if you are heading to the office or want inspiration for what to wear at a wedding then this is for you. With a grey suit, I would avoid wearing really dark, bold shirts - such as dark navy or black. Stick to white or pastel coloured shirts then add some of your personality with a tie and pocket square accessory.

 

LOOK 1

LOOK 2

LOOK 3

LOOK 4

LOOK 5

So there you go, my 5 ways to style a men's grey suit - let me know which one you prefer and here is a recap:

How to Wear a Denim Jacket 5 Ways

Denim jackets can be quite hard to style correctly but looks great when done right. Surprisingly the denim jacket is quite versatile, you'll be wrong to think otherwise. When styling a denim jacket with jeans (double denim), I would recommend wearing a different shade of denim for your jeans so there is a contrast in colour to your denim jacket. Mainly a casual urban look but in look5 I have styled the denim jacket in a formal way to experiment slightly to show you how good it can also looks with a shirt and trousers. Let me know what your favourite look is?

LOOK 1

LOOK 2

LOOK 3

LOOK 4

LOOK 5

So there you go, my 5 ways to style a men's denim jacket - let me know which one you prefer and here is a recap:

Photography by Rebecca Spencer

How to Wear a Leather Jacket 5 Ways

Most men have some kind of leather jacket as part of their wardrobe and if you haven't it may be the right time to invest. Leather jackets have long been an everyday man's casual jacket of choice and one of the main reasons is because it is easy to style with almost anything casual looking. Leather jackets can be worn all year around and are built to last, in fact most leather jackets get better with age and here is how I have styled my leather jacket from Superdry, 5 ways.

 

LOOK 1

LOOK 2

LOOK 3

LOOK 4

LOOK 5

So there you go, my 5 ways to style a men's leather jacket - let me know which one you prefer and here is a recap:

Photography by Rebecca Spencer