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post #16 of 31
what's the verdict on light grey vs dark grey/charcoal sweaters?
post #17 of 31
gray or navy blue

-LR
post #18 of 31
I've found that light grey is more versatile than charcoal (for me). Looks great with light blue shirts and all kinds of trousers and jackets.
post #19 of 31
Charcoal for sure.

Nantucket red in the summer!
post #20 of 31
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Originally Posted by negusnegas View Post
Grey and blue are definitely safe. I think burgundy and olive green are great for variety if you like a little color.

I agree. I think Grey looks too casual for a sweater. I believe Navy looks too dated too grandpa for a sweater.

Burgundy, Olive Greens, Tan/ Beige These Colors enhance a dress shirt and tie.

If you already have navy and grey in your wardrobe collection, then time to add a dash of colour. Leave the navys and greys for suit colors.
post #21 of 31
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Originally Posted by NOBD View Post
I've found that light grey is more versatile than charcoal (for me). Looks great with light blue shirts and all kinds of trousers and jackets.
Lets say you have a Grey suit, light blue shirt, you would put on a grey sweater? Doesnt that seem a bit unflattering in a monochromatic type of way. Keep in mind how people respond to colors. Grey and Navy should cleanse the palette of a look, while ties and sweaters should enhance a shirt.
post #22 of 31
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Lets say you have a Grey suit, light blue shirt, you would put on a grey sweater? Doesnt that seem a bit unflattering in a monochromatic type of way. Keep in mind how people respond to colors. Grey and Navy should cleanse the palette of a look, while ties and sweaters should enhance a shirt.

In general, I wouldn't wear it with light grey suits/jackets, because of the lack of contrast, but it can work with other greys (and blues, browns, greens, whites (trousers) et cetera).
post #23 of 31
I think a high-quality (cashmere?) fitted grey sweater over an OCBD could look really sharp especially in a business casual environment.
post #24 of 31
Versatility will be determined by the rest of your wardrobe. E.g., burgundy is great for me because I like to wear that color, and I never wear burgundy jackets. And I only rarely wear burgundy trousers. I wear a lot of light brown chinos, so I don't often wear light brown or peach sweaters. Navy sweaters are great for me as outerwear, but half my go-to jackets are navy. So navy sweaters are not so versatile for layering. Bottom line is look at the rest of your wardrobe and choose favorite colors that will make a pleasing contrast with other things you often wear. PSA. With the dealflyer du jour, today STP is selling Johnstons of Elgin cashmere v-necks for $137. Vests are $83. Staple and other colors remain in sizes 40, 42, and 46.
post #25 of 31
Black, gray, tan.
Of course, once you are more sophisticated ... well, sartorially speaking ... no color will present a problem.
post #26 of 31
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Black, gray, tan.
Are black sweaters very common? What kind of shirt/trousers would you pair it with?
post #27 of 31
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Are black sweaters very common? What kind of shirt/trousers would you pair it with?
Whether or not they are common I can't say ... but they are quite versatile. As for the trouser to pair with it ... try gray, tan, maroon, olive, navy ... etc., etc., etc.
post #28 of 31
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Are black sweaters very common? What kind of shirt/trousers would you pair it with?
Only if you are going to a lot of casual, cold funerals...
post #29 of 31
Black sweaters are ugly.
post #30 of 31
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Only if you are going to a lot of casual, cold funerals...
Don't be absurd.

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Black sweaters are ugly.
Not at all. If they were, I wouldn't wear them.
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