The dark gray suit, that stalwart of your winter wardrobe, doesn’t have to be dull. When the gray days of winter start stacking up, and you wonder if the sun will ever return, it can be difficult to get inspired to bring some color into your wardrobe. But wearing dark suits in the winter doesn’t have to sap the color out of your wardrobe.

Below we’ll start with a dark gray canvas (our body-slimming Charcoal Herringbone Custom Suit, winter weight Highbridge Charcoal Houndstooth Custom Suit and luxurious Gray Custom Suit suits) and show you how to trick them out with color and panache.



Charcoal Herringbone Light Blue Shirt Blue plaid tie Blue diamond beats fossil dunhill


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Solid gray suit Green plaid white shirt Art-deco pocket square timex STOLEN RICHES valextra

As you can see, a gray suit is the perfect starting point to experimenting with color.

Leave a comment below with your favorite ways to inject some color in your look.

To get the ball rolling, here’s a snapshot of Garry from Black Lapel, rocking the purple with his charcoal suit.

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