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Velvet blazer: blue or black?

MyHeartIsMyProphet

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Hello, I would like to buy a velvet blazer and found one interesting on-line that comes in both
dark blue and black colours.
Which one would you suggest me? I would wear it in a casual way, with a shirt, no tie and
a pair of jeans or Prince of Wales pants.

Thanks for your advices,
Carmine
 

Zenny

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Dark blue, personally. Though black wouldn't be all bad either.
 

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Up to you but if you choose dark blue make sure it does not clash with the jeans you want to wear it with.
 

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I'd lean towards dark blue, but would have to see the color to make a final decision.
 

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I'm of the mind that a warm brown (not too chocolate) makes for a good velvet jacket to wear casually. The colour seems to work better with the appearance of the velvet than blue or black in that context.
 

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I`d definitely buy the darb blue suit. If you want, you can still pair the jaclet with some odd trousers, but personally I like the idea of a whole velvet suit much more.
 

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Originally Posted by Tumbleweed
I'm of the mind that a warm brown (not too chocolate) makes for a good velvet jacket to wear casually. The colour seems to work better with the appearance of the velvet than blue or black in that context.

That's the color I wear when lounging about the city. I'd choose the dark blue over the black. Black velvet almost seems like an oxymoron when it comes to a sportcoat.
 

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no question a blue one, a blue velvet blazer it way more stylish and fun. Pair a dark blue velvet blazer with a light blue sweater.
 

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