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How can men coordinate colored items in a fashionable way?

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How can men coordinate colored items in a fashionable way?

For men who want to wear colorful clothes in a stylish way, we will introduce some techniques along with examples of fashionable color schemes from overseas!

To look stylish with color scheme techniques, it is a good idea to be aware of the golden ratio of ” 60:30:10

When styling color combinations, it is important to be aware of the color scheme ratio. The golden ratio of “60:30:10” is a guide for this. It is said that if the base color that constitutes the atmosphere of the styling is 60%, assorted colors that support the image are 30%, and accent colors that emphasize a specific part are 10%, it is visually balanced and simplicity and consistency are ensured. If you feel that your color coordination is not good enough, please try to coordinate with this ratio in mind.

Dressing Point 1: “To achieve balance in winter coordination, it is best to apply the base color to outerwear, assorted colors to bottoms, and accent colors to innerwear.

To balance the color scheme of a winter coordinate, in which long overcoats and voluminous warm-weather outerwear are the mainstay, it is a good idea to use base colors for outerwear, assorted colors for bottoms, and accent colors for innerwear. In particular, long lengths that are longer than knee-length will balance well with full-length wide pants or baggy denim, making it easy to create a well-matched color scheme.

Dressing Point (2): “Use dark colors to blend in with the upper body layers, while refreshing the look of the coordinate with accent bottoms.

It is a common technique to select and combine colors according to the “60-30-10 rule,” but even if you construct your styling without being bound by the rule, the result will be fine as long as it looks fashionable. Originally, accent colors (emphasized colors) are most effective when they are used as a single point (=10%) of the color, such as yellow, orange, green, etc. However, to refresh the impression of the coordination and to renew the image at once, it is interesting to boldly use a larger amount of color, as in the coordination below.

Point 3: “Sneakers in a wide variety of colors are a strong choice for accentuating the autumn/winter coordinate, in which subdued colors are the mainstay.

If you want to accentuate dark colors such as black, charcoal, and navy, as well as muted tones in fall and winter coordinates, sneakers in a variety of vivid and colorful color schemes are a strong choice. You can create a cozy look with the classic white sneakers, which can create a sense of escape, or you can accentuate your look with vivid colors or play with colorful schemes to add a touch of fun to your look.

Take a quick look at international street snapshots of colorful items! Find your ideal men’s coordination!

To see more stylish men’s coordination, check out the “OTOKOMAE Snap Page”!

The snapshots we picked up this time, including the color coordinates, are now available on the OTOKOMAE Snap Page. Using the hashtag function, you can check out snaps focusing on a single item at a time. If you register as a member, you can save your favorite snaps and articles.

To see more stylish men's outfits, check out the "OTOKOMAE Snap Page!

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Recommended Items

Finally, the OTOKOMAE editorial department introduces “items that can be used as accent colors” that we recommend to our readers, based on information obtained from interviews at exhibitions of hot brands and at leading select stores, as well as from fixed-point observations in major fashion cities!

(1) JOHN SMEDLEY recommended turtleneck knit “RENOLD

The yellow model of JOHN SMEDLEY’s standard popular turtleneck knit “RENOLD” that creates an elegant atmosphere for adults, with a glossy and elegant color named “HONEYCOMB”, it will be useful as an accent color for coordination.

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(2) adidas recommended sneakers with a splash of color: “Human Lace Samba “Pink” Sneakers

Pharrell Williams has taken inspiration from an adidas classic and reinterpreted it with a sophisticated design for the modern age in this pink model of the Samba. It adds an elegant sweetness and lightness to the styling footwear.

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(3) BALENCIAGA Recommended colorful parka ” Oversized Parka

The green model of BALENCIAGA’s Oversize Political Campaign Hoodie tailored with medium fleece. The color is almost fluorescent green, and it shows potential as a main top as well as a styling accent.

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(4) newera: Recommended cap with a splash of color “NY Yankees Cap Black MoMA Edition “.

The MoMA Edition New Era cap is a popular cap with its versatility that fits everything from a classy adult street style to a dressy mix of outfits. The embroidered MoMA logo on the side is a nice touch. The lineup includes not only the standard colors of black and navy, but also a wide range of colors such as red and blue that are just right for using as a color accent.

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(5) Supreme: Recommended colorful knit hat ” Box Logo Beanie

Supreme’s orange beanie with a small box logo decorated on the folded part is subtle. It is effective not only as a styling accent, but also as a subtle addition to your outfit.

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