The Color of Ingenuity

Chiwionne Mason, the owner and visionary behind Modish Vine, provided a ton of gems throughout the course of our interview. Today we are sharing his take on wardrobe essentials for young professionals and seasoned gentlemen looking to upgrade their image. These basics can easily take you from the boardroom, to happy hour and church on Sunday morning.

Wardrobe Essentials for the Aspiring Dapper Gent:

3 suits: Black, Gray & Navy Blue
3 Plain White Shirts w/ Varied Collars
A Patterned Shirt (window pane or gingham pattern)
A Light Blue Shirt
A Striped Shirt
A Contrasting Shirt (Ex:black, gray or blue shirt with a white collar)
A Plain Black Satin Self-Tie Bowtie
An array of neckties & bowties both solid and patterned
Pocket Square
Slinder Leather Belt that matches your shoes
4 Pair of Shoes: Standard Black Oxford lace up, black loafer, Cognac colored and Chocolate Brown Shoe
A Single or Double Black Monkstrap
Loafer socks for a subtle look
Socks with a funky design (TIP:They don’t have to match your ensemble)

Visit for the accessories to start building your wardrobe.

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