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Festive attire: men’s suits with a twist

Here’s our pick of the season’s best suiting with a fun, festive edge!

Dec 03, 2014 | By AFPRelaxnews

There’s no need for a simple two-button navy blue affair this Christmas.

Whether you’re picking something new for the party season or you’re on the hunt for the perfect present for a sartorial friend or relative, here’s our pick of the season’s best suiting with a fun, festive edge.

Denim tailoring – Officine Generale

Officine Generale denim suit FW14

This Officine Generale blazer can be paired with matching pants (€365) for a very modern take on a classic suit look.

The stuff selvedge denim will hold its shape perfectly and will pair nicely with a crisp white shirt. Blazer: €650

Modern retro – Our Legacy 

Our Legacy Herringbone Suit FW14

Our Legacy have done a good job offering new twists on classic suiting over the past few years, and this season is no different.

This double-breasted herringbone blazer should be worn with the matching pants (€210). Blazer: €490

Tweed-Remixed – Acne

Acne Stan Tweed blazer and trousers FW14

With a rusty tweed color, this effort from another Swedish brand, Acne is a fun take on deconstructed tailoring.

The matching trousers are a further €290, but they’re well worth it for this eyecatching combo. Blazer: €550

Holiday blues – H&M

H&M Slim-fit Oxford-weave Blazer and trousers FW14

As ever the high-street brand has some fun options. Try this cotton-blend blazer in an Oxford weave for an elegant light-blue solution to the Christmas party conundrum.

Wear it with a thin knit or polo neck for a chic look. Blazer: $69.95

Italian classics – Reiss 

Reiss Lungano three-piece suit FW14

Reiss has served up an Italian touch with this three-piece full wool suit in blue. Pair it with some velvet evening slippers or driving shoes (no socks please) for the full Marchese look. Buon Natale! Suit: €685

Auld Lang Syne – J Crew 

J. Crew Ludlow tuxedo jacket in black watch FW14

This Black Watch tartan tuxedo jacket is perfect for adding a little extra fun to formal occasions.

The matching wool trousers ($265) are by no means a must, but hey why not? It’s Christmas! Blazer: $525

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