The green parka

The green parka

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      Hello everybody!

      Having so many types of different coats available for men in the stores it is really easy to get a little lost. Looking trough the shapes and colours I found myself grabbing a military green parka, a jacket popular mostly during fall season. Not sure how to style up a parka jacket or maybe you haven’t tried wearing one, well that’s what this article is all about, a short guide in my opinion about the parka.

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      If there is a heavy parka in your wardrobe you might have the temptation to throw it on you when the bad weather hits and not really think about how you can style it, but getting a parka that matches your look is ideal for you.

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      Might be that a parka jacket doesn’t look like the most versatile of pieces in your wardrobe but there are different ways you can dress it up or down to style it your way, to ad d on it your personal touch. There are so many styles available right now from which you can choose, long or cropped, long fishtail or even slim ones and many different colours.

 

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The traditional one is the long parka in military green, usually with heavy filling to keep you warm. This should be easy for you to match it in a casual outfit that you just throw on. You could benefit of the layered look or just take it over a plain t-shirt like I did in matching colour. I chose a lightweight parka to enjoy one of the last warm and sunny days before the winter comes.

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When we speak about trousers options to style up with a parka there we don’t have many limitations. A parka will come perfect for outfits like smart-casual, formal, business, relaxed and even urban/streetwear outfits I went for a cropped navy trouser. To make the look even more casual for sure sneakers were my pick for shoes.

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If you prefer a slightly smarter look to wear it daily or a casual Friday at work, choose a long parka jacket. Layer underneath it classical smart casual pieces: white shirt, knitted cardigan and slim fit jeans. The shirt and jean combination is a timeless outfit you don’t have to worry about. The muted green helps to brighten the white of the shirt and create a clean contrast with it.

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Short guide for your parka

  • Add some colour to your outfit when you’re wearing a navy or military green parka. A multi-tonal outfit will look complex yet put together.
  • Choose the colour of your parka depending on what kind of clothes you wear. If you wear it just in cold season might be a good idea to choose a darker colour. Still, if you like lighter colours, consider a lighter toned parka.
  • Green parkas can give off a warm tone, and are the classic version of this type of jacket. You can try matching it with cool tones like blue or grey or just keep some warm colours like I did with a sunny yellow t-shirt.
  • The parka is an investment being a timeless piece which can be worn years after years without giving an out of date feeling.

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Keep on looking great!

Styling ⇒Emilio⇐   Photography ⇒Ion Cota⇐

 

 

the leather vest

the leather vest

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Good morning!

 

Leather vest is a timeless piece that should exist in your wardrobe no matter the season, your age or personal style.

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How to pick your leather vest?

Well, this is easy, count that the leather vest you choose should fit your body properly, the same way a blazer or a leather jacket does.

During the 20th Century black leather jackets became a staple item of clothing for the rebel biker. The leather vest derivates from the jacket, keeping the fit but loosing the sleeves.

 

Choose a versatile leather vest, a vest that can be worn alone over a short or even under a blazer or a jacket.

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How to mix and match the leather vest?

My personal choice for the first days of fall is a plai t-shirt with contrast short denims. Usually the leather vest requires some simple pieces to wear with them. Think plain t-shirts and jeans to get the greaser look and finish it with some plain trainers.

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The trick to wearing a leather vest is making sure that you don’t bulk it out underneath. Keep the vest fit comfortably, almost like a suit jacket, showing your body shape. Shirts and t-shirts are the best friends of your leather vest and can be used in styling as a base.

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 When you style up a leather vest with studs or other applications keep in mind not to match with it more than 2 colours. Usually you’ll find in stores black leather vests, especially biker style like the one I’m wearing so I recommend you to play around the black.

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My choice for jeans, to pair up with this biker vest is a short ripped white jeans. As other options I would recommend black plain or destroyed long jeans in case you would like to have a black on black outfit. Should you like a contrast in your styling? Pair then to this vest a pair of formal trousers and a plain slim ft shirt.

When it comes about footwear, for sure I went for comfy trainers in matching colours. I would wear as well for this outfit a pair of high-tops in black or white.

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Where to wear the leather vest? I would wear it in a day casual outfit with rock influences or a relaxed evening outfit where a dress code allows an urban outfit, when the vest is matched with denims. If you need your outfit to be more elegant try a lightweight leather vest underneath a blazer with formal trousers and leather shoes or even boots!

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Keep on looking great!

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Relaxed fit SPRING

Relaxed fit SPRING

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Salutari si bine v-am regasit!
Renuntam la hainele groase imbiati de primavara ce isi intra in drepturi si ne dorim sa ne bucuram de soare, sa purtam ceva mai usor si mai colorat. Desigur, ne gandim la o reimprospatare a dressing-ului dar avem nevoie de asta? Am putea sa mai purtam din articolele achizitionate primavara trecuta? Raspunsul la aceste intrebari a venit imediat: trendul cel mai bun consta in outfitul care ma face sa ma simt bine si sa arat bine.
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Pentru ca sfarsitul de saptamana se apropie cu pasi repezi am ales un outfit lejer. Verdele in aceasta primavara este un trend si este prezent in reviste de moda si lifestyle, magazine si in colectii ale diferitilor designeri. Verdele este o culoare neutra din natura care este usor de purtat si de asortat cu aproape orice alta culoare. Eu am ales o pereche de pantaloni verzui cu turul lasat pentru un outfit relaxat de weekend, o jacheta uzata de jeans si o pereche de pantofi sport.
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Jacheta de jeans este o alegere naturala alaturi de pantalonii chino pentru un outfit de primavara si pentru ca vremea este inca schimbatoare am adaugat pe dedesubt nu doar un tricou ci si un cardigan pentru a ma feri de frig. Va recomand sa alegeti jacheta cea mai uzata din garderopa voastra sau o jacheta bomber in orice culoare. As evita negru pentru ca negru a fost culoarea cea mai prezenta in zilele de iarna. Daca va simtit bine in negru mergeti pe aceasta varianta.
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Cand vorbim despre incaltaminte as merge pe pantofi sport. Dupa o iarna lunga in care cizmele si ghetele au fost o necesitate este timpul sa aducem bucurie si confort picioarelor noastre. De aceea o pereche de pantofi sport confortabili sunt cea mai buna alegere pentru o plimbare lunga intr-o zi insorita.
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Hello friends! Hello Spring!

When spring comes we all want to loose all the heavy clothes right away. we want to enjoy the sun, put some colors on and wear lightweight garments. We might get the thought that our wardrobe needs a refresh, but is it so? Could we still wear the last spring season? I answered to this question easily understanding that the best trend i can wear is the one that makes me fell GOOD and Look Great.

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‘Cause the weekend is just around the corner i brought this outfit out of my wardrobe. This green it really is a trend for spring and you will find it in so many collections and proposals of different designers, brands or fashion magazines. Green is an earthy neutral color and all shades derived from it are so easy to be paired with any other color of your choice. My pick for this color is the low crotch chinos, these trousers give a weekend relaxed feeling to the outfit, reason why i paired them with a denim vintage jacket and sneakers.

#emilioghamanIt became a natural choice to pair the chinos with a used denim jacket and because the wheather is still changing i layered blue zip knit over a t-shirt to make this outfit a cosy one. I recommend wearing the most used blue jeans jacket in your wardrobe if you go for a denim jacket or pick any lightweight bomber you prefer. It can be nearly any color. I wouldn’t go for a black jacket considering that black was present nearly every day in the winter, but even so if black makes you feel good go for it.

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When we speak about the footwear i prefere sneakers.Again, after a long winter when boots were a necesity it is the time now to bring joy and comfort to our feet. That’s why a pair of confortable sneakers will be the best choice for a long walk on a sunny spring day.

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Spring Beige

Spring Beige

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Bună dimineața Primavara, Bună dimineața prieteni!

În ciuda zilelor ploioase și a dimineților întunecate cu aer rece, este confortabil să stii că Martie este prima lună de primăvară. Zilele puloverelor voluminoase pe care le purtăm ca să ne țină cald sunt aproape uitate.

      A venit momentul să ne reorganizăm dressingul și să ne alegem ținutele de primăvară iar una dintre culorile must have ale acestui sezon este beige, o culoare ce nu se demodează indiferent de trend.

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      Culorile neutre sunt mereu o alegere ușoară și sigură, sunt perfecte pentru acele zile în care garderopa îți pare neprietenoasă și nu ai nici cea mai mica idee cu ce să te îmbraci pentru birou sau o întâlnire de business. Beige este culoare de primăvară pe care o poți accesa pentru a înlocui negru, negru pe care l-ai tot purtat în lunile reci de iarnă. Beige este chic, elegant și nu va ieși niciodată din trend.

      Perioada de tranziție de la iarna la primăvara ne poate creea de multe ori dificultăți în a alege ce să purtăm, cu temperaturi ce fluctuează ne este dificil să intuim vremea de la o zi la alta. În această situație prima modificare în dressing este să renunți la jachetele groase de iarnă și să alegi ceva mai practic: jachete mai subțiri, jachete scurte și jachete de ploaie, toate aceste variante sunt excelente până când temperaturile vor crește, îți oferă protecție împotriva condițiilor meteo nefavorabile și sunt suficient de groase astfel încât să nu îți fie prea cald.

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      Suntem norocoși să găsim aproape orice tip de jachetă în tonuri de beige și putem asorta o jacheta beige cu ușurintă la un jeans sau un chino. Pentru pictorialul de astăzi am ales un outfit smart casual urban minimalistic având ca element de baza trenciul beige.

      Probabil te intrebi ce pantaloni sunt cea mai bună alegere pentru un trenci beige. Este foarte simplu! Dacă ești fan denim atunci alege o pereche de jeans. Iar dacă vrei ca pantalonul să fie ceva mai elegant, poți alege pantalonul unui costum din dressing-ul tau sau o pereche de chinos. Eu am ales o pereche de chinos din raw denim, un pantalon chino este adesea folosit pentru o tinuta casual sau formala iar albastrul inchis este o culoare perfecta pentru birou. Pentru zile insorite iti recomand o pereche de pantaloni albi, merg perfect cu trenciul beige!

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      Ce punem pe sub trenciul beige? Este alegerea ta, și sigur nu ai avea bătăi de cap. Eu am optat pentru un pulover subțire peste o cămașă, imediat după ședinta foto aveam o întâlnire planificată și nu aș fi avut timp să mă schimb. Alege o cămașă în care te simți bine și poți pune chiar și un cardigan lung peste, ține cont să nu alegi o piesă vestimentară mai lungă decât trenciul. La capitolul incălțăminte sortimentul pe care îl poți accesa este bogat, poți purta pantofi sport pentru o ținuta de stradă, pantofi eleganți pentru birou sau întâlniri și ghete sau cizme pentru o zi ploioasă.

Un weekend frumos vă doresc!

Feel Good, LOOK Great
Ems
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      Hello Spring! Hello friends!

 

      Despite the rainy days, cold air and gloomy dark mornings, it’s comforting to know that March is the 1st month of spring. The days when our chunky knits are meant keep us warm are nearly forgotten. It is the time now to plan our spring outfits and colors and I will start with a trend that will never be outdated: NUDE!

      Neutrals are always an easy choice and perfect for those days when your wardrobe looks unfriendly at you and you have no idea what would you like to wear that day at work or a business meeting. Beige is the tone you should wear in spring as an alternative to the black you worn in winter months. It is chick, elegant, stylish and timeless.

      The transitional period from winter to spring many times gives us difficulties I choosing what to wear, temperatures are fluctuating and it is hard to predict weather conditions from one day to the other. This case the first adjustment to your wardrobe should be to ditch the big winter overcoats and go for something more practical: lightweight in between jackets, cropped bombers and raincoats, all these are excellent top layers as the temperatures begin to rise providing protection from the elements while ensuring you don’t overheat.

 

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     PHOTOGRAPHY: VALENTIN Alexandroae    STYLING: EMILIO Ghaman

OUTFITCALVIN KLEIN JEANS Shirt, Chino Denims & Bag, ZARA Trench, DR. MARTENS shoes, DOLCE&GABANNA Sunshades


We are lucky to find the nude tones on nearly every outerwear silhouette and we can mix and match easily jeans or chinos in different cuts and washes. For today’s shooting I picked a minimalist urban smart casual outfit.

      Are you are in doubt of which pants are a better match to your beige trench? It’s easy! If you are a denim lover choose some denims. If you wanna go for a more formal look you should then take the trousers from one of your suits or a pair of chinos. My pick is a slim raw denim chino. The silhouette of this trouser makes it a casual/formal pant and the navy color gives that office feeling. You can match a beige trench with white trousers as well, it is perfect for cold sunny days.

 

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      Underneath, the layering is by your choice. For the morning meeting I have my thoughts were for a formal outfit, that’s the reason I wear a shirt and v-neck knitwear, because right after the shooting i had a meeting scheduled and there was no time to change the outfit. Go for a comfortable shirt and add a long cardigan over it, take in consideration one thing, whatever you choose, it shouldn’t be longer than the trench coat. Shoes options for this outfit are wide, try sneakers for a street style outfit, some elegant shoes for the office look and the boots for rainy days, whatever you choose it won’t be wrong.

 

Enjoy the weekend guys!

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Ems
Oversized squares and warm knits

Oversized squares and warm knits

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When winter comes we are all thinking about the hot summer days, holidays at the seaside and long tropical nights with beach or pool party, but we still have to wait until summer is again here. Until then let’s find warmth with good looks for winter season.
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PHOTOGRAPHY: VALENTIN Alexandroae    STYLING: EMILIO Ghaman

OUTFIT: SCOTCH&SODA Pulloover & Scarf, BURBERRY belt, CALVIN KLEIN JEANS Shirt, ZARA Bag, RIVER ISLAND Monk shoes, DSQUARED2 Sunshades


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From flowers to butterflies to tapestry, there were so many patterns across the catwalks this season –  however when we looked back, we noticed squares were everywhere, whether used in big, bold blocks of color or as patches on jeans or coats.

Geometric prints as one of the most prominent fashion trends for men can already expect a guy’s traditional autumn / winter wardrobe to get a little bit of fun. Count on the subtle splashes of color, and on the playful juxtaposition of shapes, to ensure all the elements necessary in helping revamp both the classic, and the more modern menswear silhouettes intended for the cold months.

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If your wardrobe is minimal and you would like to ad some geometric prints into your closet, choose the subtle route. Think in terms of classic how to join the art of geometric prints, wear over your favorite white shirt a geometric cardigan or knitted jacket, it is enough to make your outfit stand out.

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My pick is a fine zip knitwear in big colored squares for today’s photoshoot. To make this inspiration easy for you, I layered this knot over a white shirt and blue denims. I thought that for every guy to combine a bite shirt with blue denims is a routine already so why not change this basic outfit in an outstanding one. Wear shoes in a matching color and ad an oversized scarf, accessories will always complete your look.

Enjoy the weekend guys!

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Ems
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