Rahul Khanna: Suit up: Pocket square or safari suit? – brunch columns

Pocket that!

Can a distinct pocket square actually make the identical jacket seem totally different? I don’t purchase it… persuade me it could possibly!

—PC, Via electronic mail

If you need aggressive convincing, may I counsel a stint within the judiciary? All I can current to you right here is {that a} pocket square is simply an adjunct. If it doesn’t give you the results you want, transfer alongside. Personally, I like vibrant, patterned ones for casual events and easy silk ones for formal occasions. My favorite are crisply-ironed white linen ones, organized right into a presidential fold (a skinny horizontal rectangle protruding of your breast pocket). If your goal is to get extra mileage out of your fits, I’d advocate switching up your trousers. I relaxation my case, your honour!

Suit your self

Can the safari swimsuit nonetheless work? Give me some concepts.

—Mukesh Sobhnani, Via electronic mail

Hell yeah! I’ve all the time thought it was such a cool, retro look. But it requires panache to tug off. For starters, make certain it’s in a pleasant cloth (A thick beige linen? A heavy ivory cotton?) and tailor-made properly. It may work equally properly for sundowners or a day of sightseeing (I would even do it with shorts as an alternative of trousers). The key to wanting nice is feeling nice, so it’s crucial that you just like what you see within the mirror earlier than stepping out. You’ll know you probably did it proper in case you discover you’ve gone from hunter to hunted! Grrrr…

Rahul Khanna is a “boutique actor”, whose sartorial statements and beauty typically ship hearts aflutter. He goes by @mrkhanna on Instagram

From HT Brunch, December 27, 2020

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