5x5=25 (A Lesson in Versatility)
By now you probably understand the AOS philosophy of building a versatile wardrobe.
Today we're going to focus on shirts and ties.
Most guys have ties that go with certain shirts. Or shirts that go with certain ties. But that is not the best strategy.
Here is an example of 5 shirts + 5 ties that all work together, giving you 25 total combinations.
THE 5 SHIRTS
For this example we're working with the following 5 shirts:
- Heather gray solid twill
- Lavender glenplaid poplin
- Yellow bengal stripe oxford
- Sky blue classic broadcloth
- Blue candy stripe poplin
THE 5 TIES
And the following 5 ties:
- Navy bamboo solid
- Blue floral foulard
- Raspberry windowpane bamboo
- Yellow/red circle foulard
- Forest raw silk double stripe
Heather Gray Twill: 5 Options
Lavender Glenplaid Poplin: 5 Options
Yellow Bengal Stripe: 5 Options
Sky Blue Broadcloth: 5 Options
Candy Stripe Poplin: 5 Options
Just some food for thought today, hopefully it inspires you to buy smarter.
Jacket/Trousers/Suits that would work with all 25 of these combos: navy, light gray, khaki/camel, brown.
Thanks for reading.
Yours in style,