When styling comes, there are no rules that restrict your choices of garment styles. One can always opt for their favorite styles provided they keep their body variations in their mind. Double-brea…
When styling comes, there are no rules that restrict your choices of garment styles. One can always opt for their favorite styles provided they keep their body variations in their mind.
Double-breasted Jackets are so very chic and classic that one cannot miss them just because you read it somewhere that it is not for your type of body shape.
Here are my selected double-breasted styles that will flatter your figure type. Hope you will enjoy wearing this classic piece of garment with little variations mentioned below.
Double Breasted Jacket for rounded body shape – Rounded body shape is heavy at midriff area. Key of any garment on such body type is a perfect fitting, neither loose nor tight, just perfect. Loose fitting clothes makes them look bulky and body hugging clothes accentuates their wide midriff area that is not flattering. Rounded body type men can opt for lightweight double-breasted jackets with medium padding at shoulders. Look for finer details mentioned below if you are a rounded body shape.
Prefer darker shades of jackets.
Keeping the bone structure in mind, one can prefer pin stripes to make your upper torso look visually longer.
Choose your jacket buttons similar to the color of the jacket and proportionate to the body scale. Contrast and big buttons can draw attention towards your midriff area and that is not advisable.
Lapels are important part when jackets are considered. DB jackets come with peak lapels that are extra wide and hence give an illusion of wider chest. Again the key is to consider your frame and choose proportionate peak lapel.
Double-Breasted Jacket for thin and tubular body shape – This type of body structure is thin overall and aim of styling such body type is to make it look inverted triangle by choosing right styles. While selecting double-breasted jacket for tubular body shape, points mentioned below need to be considered.
Choose fabrics that are medium weight.
Choose checks and plaids over stripes.
Well-defined padded shoulders are going to make you look inverted triangle shape that is an ideal body shape for men.
Choose peak lapels that are not very big for your frame.
Play with contrast buttons that are medium in size and placed on a jacket at such a distance that one can see an illusion of letter V. This will help to make you look inverted triangle.
Double-Breasted Jacket for rectangular body shape – Rectangular body shaped men need to fill up at their shoulders and tuck in at the waist. Here are few tips to choose your double-breasted jacket
Waist fitting of your DB jacket is most important. Look for slim cuts.
Go with medium size lapels.
Your DB Jacket button spacing could be such that one can see an illusion of letter X. This will make your waist look tucked in visually creating inverted triangle shape.
Double-Breasted Jackets for short men – Shorter men can choose their double-breasted jackets considering following points
For shorter men, jacket’s length is most important. DB Jackets are conventionally little longer but a short man can opt for a length that ends just below the middle of zipper of your trousers.
Pay attention to your sleeves length. Nice fitted sleeves at the arm and little wider at the wrist can make an illusion of longer sleeves.
More number of buttons on your DB Jacket will create an illusion of longer torso.Opt for same color buttons as of your jackets color.
Match your jacket color with your trousers.
Double-Breasted Jackets for taller men – Tall men have their own advantages as well as disadvantages when styling comes. Your DB Jacket selection should be according to the tips mentioned below.
Stripes are a big no-no for you. However you can opt for some plaids like glen plaid.
Go for little longer length Jacket, which is till your trouser’s crotch line.
Taller men can play with textures like tweed and herringbone.
Keep optimum sleeves length.
Go with contrast color buttons and keep less number.
Contrast color trousers can make you look visually less tall.
Dressing for a business portrait could be perceived as a simple task because one may think of wearing suits, ties and shoes, the same way you do while getting ready for a boardroom meetings.
However it’s not so easy. If you really want to make your portrait a stunner one then you need to look into points mentioned below.
Aim of any portrait photography is to draw attention to your face and eyes by capturing your style and personality and your clothing can make or break this aim.
Your portrait is going to show only your head, neck and shoulders,you can emphasize and enhance these areas by doing the following:
- Having a decent haircut which is according to your face shape and hair texture.Also add some texture to your hair by using suitable hair products like gel, clay, cream, moose, shine spray etc. Plan your haircut at least a week before the photo shoot.
- Trim and groom facial hair if you wish to keep your beard and moustache. Again the key is considering your face shape when you decide on your beard and moustache style. If you are going clean shaven then make sure its a good close shave.
- Follow a skin care routine a month prior and drink plenty of water to make your skin glow and hide dullness.
- Visit your dentist for a teeth-cleaning session if required.
- Colors play a big role, hence check with your photographer for background colors and bring some complimentary colors in your clothing.
Repeating your eye, hair or skin color and overtones in your clothing is advisable to bring attention to your face.
Neutral colors and dark colors in your clothing can draw less attention and hence help to highlight your face.
- Patterns and textures create optical illusions.When light falls on your fabrics, its texture and pattern creates some visual effects. This has to be considered while you dress up for your photo shoot.
Avoid small-scale patterns like ginghem checks, small houndstooth, closely spaced pin stripe as they create moire effect while shooting.
Your silk ties can be too shiny for your shoot.
- Choose a classic and basic styles of your garments.Classic styles are always in vogue. Dressing up is always good than dressing down for your business portrait. Don’t hesitate to wear your best of the best fabrics and cuts. It’s going to add finesse to the whole look.
Last but not least- Be yourself and relaxed while shooting.
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Many of us go through this simple yet confusing question.
Well, the answer is bowtie is a type of necktie and it can be used as a substitute to the regular necktie.
Bowties have become socially acceptable for majority of events. However events like Black Tie Event & White Tie Event are associated with bowties only.
In a Formal or Business setting there are rules that must be adhered to and observed while choosing the right bowtie.
Wearing a bow tie for an interview is perfectly appropriate; just make sure you are choosing it right.
Neckties are traditional and classic. Wearing a right color, size, pattern and texture of a necktie can enhance your appearance. Moreover, right length of a necktie can make you look tall.
Gentlemen, does your office have any rules on facial hair? Common sense is in understanding one’s industry, designation, age, general appearance and physical limitations.
Man with facial hair is perceived as powerful, masculine, manly, aggressive, and dominating. On the other hand, clean shaven look is associated with traits like approachable, gentle and cleanliness.
If you have facial hair, make sure you are groomed well.
Razor shape look can be achieved by trimming and removing strays regularly.
Treat your facial hair in the same way as you would treat your hair on the head. Use Shampoo (or beard wash) to wash your hair. Moisturize and condition your facial hair to make them soft and manageable.