Sartorial style for the new dandy: details that make the difference
Sartorial style for the newdandy: Franceschetti FW14 collection
Sartorial style for the new dandy is the adage that fashion houses repeat for this winter season . Fashion is cyclical, made of trends that come and go. But sartorial style has never been forgotten and this season it lives a new life. The single-breasted suit is the icon of sartorial style; fabrics and colors make it suitable for different occasions from the most formal to the less conventional. Worsted wool, cashmere or flannel, in gray, blue, black or in the shades of brown; solid color or pinstripe, here are different options for different situations. It’s the shoe, for the new dandy of modern times, that gives personality to a suit. A derby with leather sole is perfect for a not too formal situation, an handpainted Oxford shoe , will give a touch of refined elegance, a beatles makes the outfit more fresh even in its simplicity.
Sartorial style for the new dandy: little big stylish details
Here the details that a true gentleman observes before choosing his suit:
- Buttons must be stitched by hand
- Buttonholes must be hand-embroidered: those on the sleeves must be really cut and openble
- Revers are of medium size
- Pockets are cut and finished with flap
- Back pocket is straight cut while the one on the side is skewed
- For daytime turn up of pants is 4.5 cm, but fot the evening it’s better without it
- The lower edge of jacket must enter into a closed hand
Slim or tailoring? Which is more suitable for the new dandy?
Sartorial style for the newdandy: garments by Marni; shoes by Franceschetti FW14
In other words , slim or skinny is that taste for tight jackets and short sleeve as well as tight and short pants , till the ankle . If on one hand this outfit follows the body figure , showing the efforts made at the gym to look beautiful, on the other side it highlights even smallest defects.
If your size is not a perfect 48 and you are not tall and slender our advice is to contact a good tailor that will satisfy your desire to be in step with the times without showing your weaknesses, but the new dandy knows it: it’s not nice what is beautiful, but what you wear well …