The Boating Blazer

Deutsch s.u. THE BOATING BLAZER – Similar to the striped necktie, the ( striped ) boating blazer gives the opportunity to express the membership to a club, a school, a regiment etc. The origin of the boating blazer is the classic rowing. Basically there are two types of coloring, firstly the colored piping of a…

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White Tie – The Tailcoat

Deutsch s.u. WHITE TIE – THE TAILCOAT – This is the most formal dress. Nowadays the tailcoat is primary worn on ( opera ) ball or state occasions. a The tailcoat jacket and trousers are always black, the shirt, bow-tie and waistcoat always white cotton piqué. a THE JACKET – Alway black and singlebreasted with…

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The Dress Of The Day

Deutsch s.u. THE DRESS OF THE DAY – Today it is time again to present a dress of the day. As always, let us have a look at the details: a Suit: Single breasted royal blue suit Waistcoat: Double breasted light grey morning suit waistcoat Shirt: Blue shirt with white stripes and white collar /…

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The Different Pattern Of Suits

Deutsch s.u. THE DIFFERENT PATTERN OF SUITS – Not only the cut of the suit creates the look but the pattern of its cloth as well. There are different kinds of pattern that are more or less common, some for business some for leisure-time. Let us have a look on some well known types: a…

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The Midnightblue Tuxedo

Deutsch s.u. THE MIDNIGHT BLUE TUXEDO – A couple of weeks ago I wrote about velvet jackets and hence the blue velvet dinner jacket as well. Because this is just a special kind of creating your tuxedo look, toady I want to point out the midnight blue tuxedo. This version of the tuxedo is the…

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The Dress Of The Day

Deutsch s.u. THE DRESS OF THE DAY – Again I present the Dress of the Day. I like double breasted suits and waistcoats as well. So I often wear a waistcoat under a double breasted jacket. Let us have a look a the details: a Suit: Double breasted navy suit with chalk stripes Waistcoat: Double…

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The Dress Of The Weekend

Deutsch s.u. THE DRESS OF THE WEEKEND – Amongst other things this weekend I had dinner with some friends at the Hyatt Regency hotel at Cologne. The specialty of this hotel is its location directly at the river Rhine with a spectacular view on Cologne Cathedral. In the night the cathedral is wonderful illuminated and…

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The Hat

Deutsch s.u. a The Hat – In this day and age the classic hat is nearly disappeard from the streets. Sixty years ago it was absolutely unimaginable to go outside without wearing a hat. So let us have a look at some very popular kind of hats. THE HOMBURG – This is basically a very…

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Special Shoes

Deutsch s.u. Special Shoes – The variety of shoes is such a large topic that I just want to pick out some classes that I personally like very much. a THE WHITE BROGUE – This is for the summer. One can combine this shoe with a variety of different kinds of trousers and suits. As…

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The Velvet Jackets

Deutsch s.u. The Velvet Jackets – Everybody who knows me is aware of the fact that I love velvet jackets! But, where can a velvet jacket be worn? Well, simply, where ever you want to, because there are a lot of different types. But in fact in a very narrow interpretation of dresscodes this is…

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