Creating varied knitwear looks in winter can be tricky, throwing colours into them can be even tougher. So we’ve put together an outfit that utilizes a variety of colours and styles, with warm knitwear to provide a look that is both modern and sharp but has plenty of vintage influences in it.
The main focus of the look is the fine-knit, cream cardigan providing a clear contrast against the burgundy polo shirt worn beneath. Unbuttoned it creates a great casual style, whilst buttoned-up it sharpens up a little to make a smarter look. These items are then put together with dark navy jeans and a brown belt, for this style we used turn-ups on the jeans to add a slightly dapper element. Finally, the whole look is topped with pair of brown and blue trainers to add a fun yet sharp twist to the outfit.
Cardigan – H&M
Polo Shirt – Vivienne Westwood
Belt – Hawes & Curtis
Jeans – Replay
Shoes – Barbour
This outfit is inspired by some of the classic vintage looks from the 1950s era with contemporary details to add a more modern feel to the ensemble. We were lucky to get some good advice from Repertoire Fashion on a few of these items and, as a way of saying thanks we managed to get a discount code for you to use. Simply input MALESTYLE10 and get 10% off any spend over £100 (code expires on 16/12/2014).
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By Adam Walker