When I told a friend that I was going to wear navy trousers and sneakers for Yigal Azrouel's menswear presentation this afternoon- he felt strangely ambiguous about the look. I can't blame him- it has to be the right shoe. I told him it is an amazing look if correctly executed. So how do you pull off the perfect sneaker-trouser look?
For starters, the fit and proportions of the trouser have to be perfect, that is the key rule to menswear- fit and proportion. Check out the fit of Ashton Kutcher's trousers. The trousers are not baggy or too tight. They should be fitted with a little room in the thigh region, for a relaxed silhouette. You should keep a close eye on the length of your trousers. If they are too long the trouser will bunch against your sneaker and create a sloppy look. The trouser should hit the tongue of your sneaker; wear it like a Tod's driving moccasin. If you think of your sneaker like so, pulling this look off will be a walk in the park. Have fun selecting a sneaker too. You can find so many great sneaks. I'm opting for a pair of navy croc and cream perforated low-tops by Creative Recreation. Complete your look with a polo, Rugby shirt or button-down, throw on a vest or cardigan if you decide to layer. Don't forget to tuck!