You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You’re not your fucking khakis. You’re the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.
– Tyler Durden (Flight Club)
There is a lot of association with Khaki and spring/summer style, just like shades of grey throughout autumn/winter. I think it is time we stopped the rule mentality for good and branched out in the vast world and be inspired by colors throughout the years not month by month. For those who can’t get past the rules of style I will twist it for you, khaki is in the same family as the color “camel”. Camel coats are a staple throughout the colder months along with Grey, Black and Navy. No excuses now.
For advanced people who are already relaxed into their style, shades are the next step. Back in a past post I wrote about how to create an outfit using many shades of one color. A shade like grey is an easy step into advance style with monochrome collections already available around the would, but stepping into a color makes it more difficult as you will be playing with light, dark and bright factors. My first step into such a style angle would be with two shades of a color, then three and so on. Below I have paired a dark Khaki chore jacket with a lighter Khaki chino to contrast the top from bottom to allow for visual proportion.
Photos by Jacob Medina
Jacket by Denham the Jean maker
Tshirt by Uniqlo
Chinos by Levis LVC
PS and Sneakers by Christian Kimber