A Basic Guide To Wearing Knitwear With Shirts
Smarten up any outfit in an instant.
We can all agree that it's hard to be a fan of knitwear in our slice of the tropics. Aside from the not-so-ideal climate, you don't want to be that guy who wears "cold weather" outfits in this wretched heat. Pick the right ensemble, however, and you've got a look that can transcend the seasons. Here are some of your options:
The V-Neck Cardigan
Made from soft Cashmilon fabric, the v-neck is a timeless knit that you can wear all year-round. Wear it over a collared shirt and you're good for any occasion.
Cashmilon”ž¢ V-Neck Jumper (P1,950), LS Geo Print Shirt (P2,650), Stormwear Jeans (P3,650), Suede Tonal Trainer (P5,950)
The Seasonal Sweater
If you're looking for a more traditional color, you can wear a dark green top and layer it with this red llama sweater.
Falalalama Jumper (P3,450), Stormwear Chino (P2,950), White Sole Lace Up Trainer (P3,650)
The Textured Knit
Having a complex knit texture is key if you want to look smart when layering with a knit. Made with pure cotton, you can dress it up with a pique polo or a tee.
Pure Cotton Textured Jumper (P3,450), Autograph Clean Chino (P5,950), Suede Tonal Trainer (P5,950)
The visually striking "ladder stitch" is a favorite for the sartorially inclined. Accent it with an equally bold print, like a checkered shirt-peeking out from underneath.
Supima® Cotton Ladder Jumpwear (P4,950), Shirt Sleeve Plain Polo (P1,650), Italian Cotton S Travel Pocket Jeans (P5,250), Leather Lace Up Brogue Shoes (P7,650)
Thinking of something more casual? Lose the layers for once. Keep jumper detailing to a minimal and go for something as comfortable as this cotton textured jumper.
Supima® Cotton Textured Jumper (P4,950), Tapered Fit Vertical Stretch Jeans (P4,250), Suede Tonal Trainer (P5,950)
If you want something that would add a smart finish to your look, don't be afraid to go for a printed jumper. A plain polo shirt underneath should be able to neutralize the bold pattern.
Short Sleeve Plain Polo (P1,650), Pure Cotton Textured Dot Crew Slim Fit Jumper (P2,650), Regular Fit Pure Cotton Chinos (P2,150), White Sole Lace Up Trainer (P3,650)
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