Rules of Style According to Nicola Ricci
15 things you can learn from Nicola Ricci of Sciamat
In 2002, Nicola Ricci along with his brother Valentino, founded Sciamat, which has become an exceptionally successful bespoke tailoring house. Though we’ve not had the pleasure of visiting the showroom in person, we’ve definitely taken note (and taken notes) on Nicola’s amazing style via his Instagram account.
Here are 15 things you can learn from his style.
Rule No. 1:
A green tie is an easy way to spice up a classic navy/grey jacket and pants combination.
Rule No. 2:
Linings are the perfect place to go all-out – though it’s just as well if nobody ever sees it.
Rule No. 3:
A denim shirt easily dresses down the formality of a suit and makes it infinitely more versatile.
Rule No. 4:
There are many shades of blue suit – royal blue is a contemporary must-have.
Rule No. 5:
A double-breasted jacket without a tie is most definitely okay.
Rule No. 6:
Know how to do weekend casual properly.
Rule No. 7:
Know how to do the classic pocket square folds, then get creative.
Rule No. 8:
Understand and embrace the notion that in matters of style, imperfection is often perfection.
Rule No. 9:
Know the importance of dressing seasonally and be willing to step out of your comfort zone once in a while.
Rule No. 10:
Put your own spin on the classics.
Rule No. 11:
Pleats and thank you.
Rule No. 12:
Stop and enjoy the coffee.
Rule No. 13:
A turtleneck under a blazer is always in style.
Rule No. 14:
Every man needs to own a quality navy silk knit tie.
Rule No. 15:
That denim shirt? It works with a double-breasted jacket as well.
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Thanks, as always, for reading.
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