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Gray Windowpane Blazer - He Spoke Style
Gray Windowpane Blazer - He Spoke Style
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Gray Windowpane Blazer: Off Duty Weekend

July 31st, 2015
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With any suit, you should always look for ways to achieve maximum versatility. No piece of a suit can get more mileage as a separate than the jacket. Wrapping up our 1 Piece/3 Ways partnership with Gilt, here’s one way to style a gray windowpane suit jacket as a separate.

Gray Windowpane Blazer - He Spoke Style

| WEARING | Z Zegna blazer, Reiss shirt, Oliver Peoples sunglasses, Watch c/o Uniform Wares, E. Bannister for He Spoke Style pocket round, Tateossian and L. Jonas bracelets, Chelsea boots c/o Jack Erwin | PHOTOGRAPHY | by Lydia Hudgens

When it comes to suit separates, not all jackets are created equal. In other words, not every suit jacket can be worn as a separate. Fabrics with a sheen don’t pair well with casual bottoms like chinos or denim. Wools with a pattern and/or bit of texture work well. If you’re ever unsure, use my favorite style rule: if it doesn’t look like it works, it doesn’t; if it does, it does.

A blazer with denim and an unbuttoned shirt is my classic “sharp casual” look. A no-brainer for happy hour drinks, a first date, weekend brunch or coffee.

Gray Windowpane Blazer - He Spoke Style

Big news this weekend is that we’re finally rolling into development for the new site. We’re working with a fantastic new team and I know that the slight delay in relaunch will have been well worth the wait. Also, we’ve been in talks with a production company in NYC for a brand new “on the street” style video series for the blog and YouTube channel. Lots of great things in the queue!

Gray Windowpane Blazer - He Spoke Style

Jack Erwin Chelsea Boots - He Spoke Style

Thanks for reading and have a great weekend.

Stylishly Yours,

Brian Sacawa
He Spoke Style

Brian Sacawa

Brian Sacawa is the Founder of He Spoke Style and one of the original men’s style influencers. Since 2013, his goal has remained the same: to provide men the advice and inspiration they need to dress well, develop their personal style, and gain more confidence. Brian’s interest and passion for men’s style and luxury watches has led to his writing for The Robb Report, The Rake, and Sotheby’s and he has been quoted on menswear in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Today.com, Brides Magazine, and the Huffington Post. He lives in the woods north of Baltimore with his wife, Robin, kitties Nick and Nora, and German Shepherd/Collie mix Charlie.

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