A Spring Prelude: Matches Highlights Transitional Layering

The Fashionisto

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Published February 4, 2024

Sanggun Lee layers in an Our Legacy oversized gingham shirt with Manastash trousers from Matches.Pin
Sanggun Lee layers in an Our Legacy oversized gingham shirt with Manastash trousers from Matches. Photo: Georgia Devey Smith / Matches

As the winter chill thaws and gives way to the first hints of spring, Matches presents a narrative of transitional dressing that marries the ease of layering with the polish of tailoring. The curated wardrobe, a canvas of textural interplay and color subtlety, reflects the versatility required by the unpredictable embrace of spring.

Matches Transitional Style for Men

Fernando Cabral wears an Auralee trench coat from Matches. Pin
Fernando Cabral wears an Auralee trench coat from Matches. Photo: Georgia Devey Smith / Matches

The balance of weight and warmth is the key to mastering this sartorial transition. Coats in lighter hues offer a sartorial nod to the brighter days ahead while maintaining the coziness needed for brisk mornings.

The magic is in the mix—combining relaxed silhouettes with structured pieces. Stylist Alesha Jivanda proposes a coat draped over a sweater and shirt with trousers that speak to a tailored finesse.

Showcasing men's styles from Matches, Fernando Cabral wears an Auralee cardigan with Alexander McQueen wide-leg trousers. Pin
Showcasing men’s styles from Matches, Fernando Cabral wears an Auralee cardigan with Alexander McQueen wide-leg trousers. Photo: Georgia Devey Smith / Matches

The narrative unfolds further with cardigans and shirts that carry the freshness of spring’s palette—soft greens and warm neutrals that mirror the awakening earth. These pieces act as versatile players in the wardrobe, ready to be layered or featured solo as the temperature dictates.

Footwear follows suit, with selections that ground the look, emphasizing transitional dressing that’s as much about practicality as aesthetics.

Model Sanggun Lee rocks a denim shirt by Agolde for Matches.Pin
Model Sanggun Lee rocks a denim shirt by Agolde for Matches. Photo: Georgia Devey Smith / Matches

Accessories serve as the final flourish, providing an opportunity to inject personality into the ensemble. They are the subtle yet striking companions to a well-considered outfit, capable of transforming the overall look from everyday to exceptional.

This is a time for embracing a lighter, more relaxed approach to personal style while maintaining a thread of sophistication from the colder months.


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