Wave goodbye to dissertations, exams and endless revision and say hello to a new knockout suit for the much anticipated grad ball. Now's the time to really let go, without the fear of getting that high grade on your mind you have every excuse to celebrate the past years of hard graft, make sure you do it in style! Struggling for ideas? We've got some looks which will bring the party...
P O P S O M E P A T T E R N
Thankfully most grad balls aren't pigeonholed to specific dress codes, providing it's a formal look and you're dressed to impress, you can pretty much go as wild as you like. This makes for the perfect opportunity to don a statement, patterned piece; cue the Simon blazer! The key to styling such a detailed blazer is keeping it the main focus and pairing back your shirt and trousers. Team the Simon blazer with a pair of plain black tapered trousers and a simple white shirt, or a collar bar shirt to show you mean business. Achieve optimum levels of finesse by adding a classic black bow-tie. The same styling tips can be applied to our new Hudson blazer.
K E E P I T C O O L
Ever tried teaming your holiday Hawaiian shirts with a suit? Believe us when we say, when done right it works a treat! Gone are the days of serious study, it's time to throw in some playful spirit (and get more wear out of those once a year holiday shirts!). If this is the look for you, we'd recommend opting for shirt in a similar colour palette as your suit. The Max suit in navy looks great with a predominantly blue shirt and the black version works a dream with a monochrome style. If the Hawaiian shirt is a bit too adventurous for you, you can still achieve the cool casual vibes with a plain tee and a pair of kicks.
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C H E C K Y O U R S E L F
A check suit can cause you to instantly think work wear but this season they're all the rage for occasion wear and will add an air of sophistication to your grad ball get up. To ensure you don't sway towards the corporate side, play things down with a white tee or grandad collar shirt and make subtle changes such as tucking away the pocket square and letting your shirt hang loose. Topped off with a pair of fresh white trainers or matching loafers and you'll be well on your way to the top grade in style!
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P A S T E L P A R T Y
Gone are the days of dull dark suits, pastels are well and truly in their prime and will knock 'em dead at the grad ball! The Sid range comes in three colour ways and because of their lightweight fabric they're spot on for the spring/summer season. So when you're done wowing everyone at the party, you can work this one into your summer wardrobe. We think the Sids work best with white, whether it be a grandad collar, penny collar or a simple tee you're guaranteed to look fly in this one. If you choose to smarten up with a tie, go for one that matches the lining and pocket square like our paisleys.
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