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  • facelessghost
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    It’s too late to matter, but I think blue on blue is fine, especially since a topcoat will almost certainly have a different texture than the pants.

    I may be remembering wrong, but I believe Simon Crompton recommends navy over charcoal for a first or only coat, because a navy coat looks good with navy and charcoal suits, but a charcoal coat doesn’t work as well with a navy suit.

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  • neminat
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    thanks guys! i grabbed one from SM - Navy Wool/Cashmere - Single Breast Overcoat (spierandmackay.com)

    Hoping it fits properly as its meant to go over a jacket so i sized down as recommended. I don't wear jackets too often - maybe once a week - twice at most.

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  • andrewrg
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    I like the combination. I wore this to a wedding. I like it better when there's more contrast, but not a deal breaker.

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  • mebejoseph
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    Originally posted by neminat View Post
    I wear a lot of blue trousers (different shades / textures) but also have a pair of brown flannel and a medium grey pair. My question is if i should purchase a navy blue top coat or not?
    That depends. If you live in the topics, I would suggest you don't need one.

    Would the blue on blue be terrible?
    Not at all.

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  • Galcobar
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    Navy almost functions like a neutral in Western fashions, in that it automatically is treated more as a background colour. This is even more true when used in outerwear, and happily men are -- unlike women -- not burdened with the expectation our coats match or overtly contrast with our shoes, belts, bags, etc.

    Short answer: navy coat over blue suit isn't a faux pas.


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  • DrewCPA
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    Since most of us have more variety in pants and top coats are a seasonal and pricier item, I think color matching the top coat with the rest of the outfit becomes less important. However, if my wardrobe leaned blue like yours, I would suggest a gray or (my personal favorite) camel colored top coat.

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  • neminat
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    Navy Blue Overcoat with Blue Trousers?

    I wear a lot of blue trousers (different shades / textures) but also have a pair of brown flannel and a medium grey pair. My question is if i should purchase a navy blue top coat or not?

    Would the blue on blue be terrible?
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