No man's wardrobe is complete without a suit. It is a staple in any discerning gentleman's wardrobe. You'll wear a suit for a variety of occasions, and you want to have more than one.
The first rule to wearing a suit is the fit. Even a very expensive suit can look bad if it isn't tailored to the contours of your body. Head over to
The Art of Manliness and Real Men Real Style for visual guides on how a suit should fit.
As far as the color of the suit is concerned, navy, charcoal and grey are the winning options. While black suits can look boring and somewhat outdated, dark grey or midnight blue are more versatile and go with more colors.
If you're a proud owner of a suit in navy, grey or charcoal, or ready to add this investment piece to your wardrobe, here's how you can
wear your suit stylishly. How To Wear a Grey Suit
A classic look with a grey suit
A grey suit and a shirt in white or light blue is your go-to combination if you want to achieve a classic, timeless style. A patterned tie will help to add a little something to your polished look.
Teaming a grey suit and a white dress shirt will hallmark your styling expertise. Rounding off with black leather derby shoes is an effortless way to inject a laid-back feel into this outfit. View Details
This sophisticated pairing of a grey suit and a white dress shirt will hallmark your styling prowess. View Details
This combo of a grey suit and a light blue dress shirt is a fail-safe option when you need to look really polished. View Details
Combining a navy overcoat and a grey plaid suit will create a confident, rugged silhouette. View Details An edgy look with a grey suit
If the situation permits and you aren't afraid to stand out, edge-up your suit look. For instance, you can opt for a tie in an unexpected color or a boldly printed shirt. Or take cues from David Gandy and add a cardigan to the mix.
This is solid proof that a grey plaid suit and a light blue vertical striped dress shirt look amazing when paired together in a sophisticated outfit for a modern gent. Dark brown leather tassel loafers are a wonderful pick to complement this look. View Details
You'll be amazed at how very easy it is to put together this refined outfit. Just a grey wool suit paired with a white and navy polka dot dress shirt. View Details
To look clean and sharp, wear a grey check suit with a tan cardigan. View Details
You'll be amazed at how easy it is to put together this classy look. Just a grey wool suit matched with a white dress shirt. Take an otherwise dressy outfit down a more laid-back path by slipping into dark brown suede loafers. View Details A sporty look with a grey suit
Wearing sneakers with a suit is nothing new, but it's a nice way to create a look that balances between formal and laid-back.
Without any doubt, you'll look great and stylish in a grey suit and a white long sleeve shirt. Finishing with a pair of white and green low top sneakers is a simple way to infuse an element of stylish casualness into this getup. View Details
This elegant combination of a navy windbreaker and a grey suit is a must-try ensemble for any modern man. And if you wish to easily play down your outfit with shoes, introduce navy suede slip-on sneakers to the mix. View Details
Marrying a grey suit with a white crew-neck t-shirt is an amazing option for a casually sophisticated ensemble. Go the extra mile and jazz up your ensemble by finishing off with grey suede athletic shoes. View Details
A charcoal overcoat looks so sophisticated when teamed with a grey vertical striped suit in a modern man's getup. For something more on the daring side to finish off your look, introduce white low top sneakers to the mix. View Details How to Wear a Charcoal Suit
A classic look with a charcoal suit
A dark grey suit and a shirt in light blue or light grey is a fail-safe combination if you're wearing a suit and want to look like you know what you're doing.
This ensemble shows that it pays to invest in such elegant menswear items as a charcoal wool suit and a light blue dress shirt. To give your overall getup a more laid-back touch, why not complement this getup with a pair of black leather derby shoes? View Details
Dress in a camel overcoat and a charcoal suit for rugged elegance with a fashionable spin. Get a little creative on the shoe front and tone down your outfit by sporting black leather derby shoes. View Details
When it comes to timeless class, this pairing of a charcoal vertical striped suit and a white vertical striped dress shirt doesn't disappoint. Black leather brogues are a nice option to complement this look. View Details
This combination of a charcoal suit and a light blue dress shirt is truly stylish and provides a clean and neat look. View Details An edgy look with a charcoal suit
Want to take your suit game to a new level? Wear your suit with a polo shirt or a turtleneck! Another way to spice things up is choose a shirt and a tie of clashing patterns.
So as you can see, looking dapper doesn't take that much effort. Just pair a charcoal suit with a navy polo and you'll look awesome. Let your styling chops truly shine by completing your outfit with a pair of dark brown leather tassel loafers. View Details
Consider pairing a charcoal suit with a dark green crew-neck sweater for sharp style with a contemporary spin. Black leather derby shoes are a tested footwear option here that's also full of personality. View Details
Rock a charcoal suit with a white and black plaid dress shirt to look like a complete gent. View Details
Try pairing a charcoal plaid suit with a white and blue vertical striped dress shirt to look like a true fashion expert. View Details A sporty look with a charcoal suit
A cashmere wool suit in charcoal is great for creating sporty looks. It works with a variety of colors - you can opt for a t-shirt in black, grey, white or navy.
Inject personality into your daily arsenal with a charcoal suit and a black and white print crew-neck t-shirt. Introduce a pair of black slip-on sneakers to the mix to keep the look fresh. View Details
This is hard proof that a red bomber jacket and a charcoal wool suit look awesome when you team them together in a sophisticated ensemble for today's gentleman. If not sure as to what to wear in the shoe department, go with a pair of burgundy leather derby shoes. View Details
Wear a charcoal wool suit and a navy turtleneck and you'll be the epitome of polish. Complement your ensemble with a pair of white and green low top sneakers to jazz things up. View Details
Put the dandy mode on in a charcoal suit and a grey crew-neck t-shirt. Puzzled as to how to finish? Complement your ensemble with a pair of white low top sneakers to switch things up. View Details How To Wear a Suit in Navy
A classic look with a navy suit
Once again, a shirt in white and light blue looks great with a navy suit. Add a playful touch to your look and choose a contrasting tie - those in red and beige complement the looks below perfectly.
Channel your inner James Bond and marry a navy suit with a white dress shirt. A trendy pair of black leather double monks is an effective way to give a dash of stylish nonchalance to your look. View Details
You'll be surprised at how easy it is to pull together this sophisticated ensemble. Just a navy suit and a white gingham dress shirt. Dark brown leather oxford shoes are a great option to finish off this ensemble. View Details
Consider teaming a navy suit with a white dress shirt to look like a perfect gentleman. On the fence about how to round off? Complement your outfit with a pair of brown leather brogues for a more casual vibe. View Details
Definitive proof that a navy suit and a white dress shirt are amazing when worn together in a polished outfit for a modern gent. Make this ensemble more fun by finishing with dark brown woven leather derby shoes. View Details An edgy look with a navy suit
A great way to bring a fresh vibe to a classic suit outfit is to wear a waistcoat or sweater in different color under the suit jacket. And there's no way you'll look boring in a suit if you pair it with a denim shirt.
We love the way this combo of a navy suit and a brown waistcoat instantly makes a man look classy and dapper. View Details
Choose a blue wool suit and a white and black horizontal striped crew-neck sweater and you will surely make an entrance. View Details
This pairing of a navy suit and a light blue cardigan couldn't possibly come across other than seriously sharp and refined. If not sure as to the footwear, add white and red and navy leather brogues to the equation. View Details
This combination of a blue wool suit and a blue denim shirt is a never-failing option when you need to look incredibly dapper and classy. View Details A sporty look with a navy suit
Combining navy and white in a sporty suited look will create a stylish contrast and make you look sleek and put together.
When the dress code calls for an effortlessly stylish look, marry a navy wool suit with a white crew-neck t-shirt. For something more on the daring side to complete your look, introduce a pair of white low top sneakers to this ensemble. View Details
Choose a blue suit and a white polka dot long sleeve shirt if you're going for a proper, trendy outfit. Complement this ensemble with white plimsolls to avoid looking too polished. View Details
Try pairing a navy suit with a light blue dress shirt for a proper polished look. Inject a dash of stylish casualness into your outfit with a pair of grey low top sneakers. View Details
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