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5 ways to wear a suit for any occasion

Suits are a staple in everyone’s wardrobe as they are the perfect outfit for any occasion. Whether you’re going to work or a special event, suits are able to make you look stylish instantly without putting in much effort. Though the suit is essential, it’s the details that make a difference. From denim shirts, knitted ties to white sneakers, it’s how you style your look that will turn it into a sleek ensemble. Here are 5 ways to wear a suit to any occasion so you can look stylish wherever you go.

Office Days

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When it comes to your office attire, suits are always a staple but that doesn’t mean you have to wear the same look everyday. For a stylish ensemble, stay away from the white shirt and go for something darker with a knit tie that matches your suit. Go for a sleek pair of shoes to finish of your look.

Get the look: Paul Smith suit (HK$5,366), Glanshirt shirt (HK$1,820), Bottega Veneta tie (HK$1,080) and Church’s shoes (HK$3,966).

Date Night

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When it comes to dinner dates, putting in a little effort when it comes to your outfit is always appreciated. Instead of grabbing your favourite shirt, style your suit with a knitted turtleneck and white sneakers for a chic and laid-back ensemble.

Get the look: Lanvin suit (HK$9,146), ATM turtleneck sweater (HK$2,006) and Common Projects sneakers (HK$2,473).

Casual Fridays

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Though on this day perhaps you would rather show up in t-shirt and jeans, wearing a stylish suit will look more appropriate. Give it your own spin with a simple zip-up sweater and Chelsea boots to match.

Get the look: Maison Margiela suit (HK$11,293), Burberry sweater (HK$2,333) and Lanvin boots (HK$4,243).

Weekend Vibes

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Even during the weekend you may have a special event to attend and though you have to wear a suit, it doesn’t mean you can’t be comfortable and stylish. Match your sleek suit with a denim shirt and a pair of Adidas retro-sneakers.

Get the look: Lanvin suit (HK$10,733), A.P.C. denim shirt (HK$1,400) and Adidas sneakers (HK$995).

Man in Black

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Whether you’re going to a wedding or gala, tuxedos are always a great way to look effortless yet elegant. Instead of wearing the classics, go ahead and turn your tuxedo into a stylish all-black look. Top it off with a black shirt, pocket square and studded shoes.

Get the look: Maison Margiela tuxedo (HK$18,013), Alexander McQueen shirt (HK$3,059), Armani Collezioni pocket square (HK$690) and Valentino shoes (HK$7,046).

Tais Elize
Taïs Elize is a half-Dutch half-Surinamese fashion model who has been travelling the world for more than a decade. As a stylist, Taïs believes fashion isn’t about the overall collections; rather, it's about admiring the individuality of each piece and appreciating the beauty that lies in the details. Follow @taiselize on Instagram.