Lets face it, not every guy is comfortable or confident enough to wear a vest, let alone one without a jacket. Some find it too formal while others often associate vests as the go-to uniform for waiters. With the help of our stylists we’re here to illustrate that not only can you wear a vest to any occasion but you can do so confidently, without looking like a waiter.
Try, for a second to erase all your preconceived notions about a vest and simply think of it as another layering piece. Much like a sweater or scarf, a vest is a great way to add dimension and character to any outfit. And with the growing number of styles and fabrics to choose from, there’s a lot you can do with it. Wether your exploring the city by day or out on the town at night, adding this simple piece into your arsenal could be all you need to one up your biggest style critics.
HOW TO WEAR A VEST: CASUAL BY NEALE
John Varvatos 5-Button Vest: $225 Rogue 4 Button Pima Cotton Henley: $110 Zanerobe Dynamo Denim Jogger: $179 Swims Boots: $175
HOW TO WEAR A VEST: SOCIAL BY MAXIM
Van Gils Wool Vest: $150
HOW TO WEAR A VEST: BUSINESS BY DARIA
Strellson Allen Mercer Caine 3-Piece Suit: $848
HOW TO WEAR A VEST: FORMAL BY SHARAD
Duchamp Velvet Vest: $325 Duchamp Velvet Jacket: $795
We love celebrities and quite possibly the only thing we love more than them is what they wear. Celebrity style has been a phenomenon in the women’s market for decades and is an obvious trend that is transitioning towards men. North American men have finally started taking a vested interest in the way they dress a trend that can be attributed to one single fact, the male celebrities they admire.
With the Toronto Film Festival in full swing, celebrity sightings have become common place. From Bill Murray joyriding about town on his bicycle to Adam Sandler grabbing a bite at the Thompson Dinner, A-list celebrities are everywhere and so are the paparazzi that stalk them.
With candid celebrity street style photos popping up daily we thought it would be interesting to approach the topic of style from the other side. We reached out to some of our in-house style experts to pick a celebrity they love and then an outfit that they’d love to style them in. From Denzel Washington to Chris Evans, here’s what they came up with.
With a history dating as far back as the 17th century, suits are a ubiquitous feature in most men’s wardrobe. With so many cuts, patterns and styles to choose from, coupled with our Suit-Trade-In event, there couldn’t better time to update your suit wardrobe. To get you out of the winter rut and into more cheerful Spring/Summer suits we reached out to our stylists for their expertise. In this article each stylist has picked their favourite suit for the season and how they’d wear it. These four looks hand-picked by Neale, Mallory, Nicole and Tia cover take you from linen all the way to 3-piece options.
Ok, lets face it. The trees are slowly starting to change colour, CNE officially opens in a few days and we’ve already started to receiving some of our Fall merchandise. We hate to say it but Summer is almost over. But, recognizing the crazy Toronto weather we have we know that there are going to be a few (hopefully several) hot days still to come and realistically speaking probably several (hopefully few) cold days and evenings. Keeping that in mind we asked our Gotstyle stylist to pull together some great transitional looks that can keep you cool during the day and warm during the night.
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