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Matching a dark blue blazer with trousers of an even darker shade of blue?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Rozes CH, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. Rozes CH

    Rozes CH Member

    Nov 28, 2012

    This is my first post. It’s also the first time I plan on wearing a blazer.

    It’s a dark blue, lightly patterened jacket, which (in my opinion) fits me reasonably well. But I am aware of its downsides. Although it’s not a “classical navy blazer,” the typical matching trousers would be khaki (and gray, but I’m not a big fan of the blue-gray combination).

    Now, I’ve heard that wearing an odd, blue jacket with blue trousers is generally a bad idea, but I happen to have very dark, “midnight blue” chinos and decided to post that combo here.

    Dark blue blazer with midnight blue chinos (left) and khakis (right):

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    In my opinion, the dark blue chinos match the blazer just fine. But does it look like I’m trying to “fake” a suit? What do you fine gentlemen think about this?

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