Rules of Style: How to Wear Bold Patterns and Colors

Wondering how to wear this summer's brightest looks? Top menswear designers like Richard Chai, Tommy Hilfiger, Kenneth Cole, and Patrick Robinson lay down the rules of incorporating pattern and color into your wardrobe.

Richard Chai

"A lot of guys are wearing plaid. To differentiate yourself you have to really think about the tone and scale of the pattern. Go for something with a shot of color, but if you want to tone down the look, layer a neutral V-neck sweater over it."

Slide 2: Photo Courtesy of WWD; Slide 3: Photo Courtesy of GQ; Slide 4: Photo Courtesy of Timo Weiland; Slides 5-9: Photos Courtesy of WWD; Slide 10: Photo Courtesy of the Chai Brothers; Slide 11: Photo Courtesy of Christopher Bastin.
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