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Menswear Expert Ash​ ​Nouri ​Picks his Wardrobe Essentials for Everyday Wear

Long gone ​are​ ​the​ ​days​ ​that​ ​men’s​ ​wardrobe​ ​revolved​ ​around​ ​stiff​ ​suits​ ​and​ ​brown​ ​loafers. Nowadays,​ ​there’s​ ​an​ ​endless​ ​amount​ ​of​ ​‘must​ ​haves’​ ​for​ ​men​ ​and​ ​no​ ​wardrobe​ ​is​ ​complete without​ ​these​ ​essentials.​ ​We caught up with Menswear Expert Ash​ ​Nouri’s to give us an exclusive look at some of his favorite fashion statements for everyday wear. Ash said, “It didn’t take long for me to realize – clothing is one of the first impressions people have of you, so it’s important to make it count.” Social media has played a large role in his integration into the industry because it makes interacting with other creatives infinitely easier. There are many brands and designers that he has worked with whose introductions have all been made online. Constant engagement is the name of the game and having confidence in reaching out to new people is how everything begins.


Nothing’s​ ​more​ ​satisfying​ ​than​ ​spending​ ​little​ ​to​ ​no​ ​time​ ​deciding​ ​what​ ​to​ ​wear​ ​when
going​ ​out​ ​or​ ​even​ ​just​ ​dinner.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​where​ ​a​ ​quality​ ​jacket​ ​comes​ ​into​ ​play.​ ​Whether​ ​it’s a​ ​bomber,​ ​denim,​ ​or​ ​even​ ​leather​ ​(I​ ​don’t​ ​judge),​ ​you’ll​ ​know​ ​you​ ​picked​ ​the​ ​right​ ​jacket when​ ​you​ ​can​ ​throw​ ​it​ ​on​ ​with​ ​ease​ ​and​ ​it​ ​brings​ ​everything​ ​together.

– High​ ​end:​ ​Ami​ ​Alexandre​ ​Mattiussi​ ​Unstructured​ ​Jacket​ ​($940)
– Affordable:​ ​Levi’s​ ​Buttoned​ ​Jacket​ ​($98)


A​ ​quality​ ​pair​ ​of​ ​sunglasses​ ​can​ ​last​ ​you​ ​a​ ​lifetime,​ ​which​ ​is​ ​why​ ​it’s​ ​important​ ​to​ ​choose one​ ​that​ ​fits​ ​your​ ​face​ ​(more​ ​info​ ​on​ ​that​ ​HERE– ​Thank​ ​you,​ ​LensCrafters).​ ​With​ ​so​ ​many​ ​new​ ​sunglasses​ ​brands​ ​debuting,​ ​they’re becoming​ ​increasingly​ ​more​ ​affordable.​ ​A​ ​word​ ​to​ ​the​ ​wise​ ​-​ ​‘affordable’​ ​can​ ​sometimes be​ ​synonymous​ ​to​ ​low​ ​quality.​ ​Look​ ​towards​ ​higher​ ​end​ ​brands​ ​if​ ​you​ ​want​ ​your​ ​glasses to​ ​stand​ ​the​ ​test​ ​of​ ​time​ ​(which​ ​is​ ​a​ ​plus​ ​thinking​ ​about​ ​how​ ​much​ ​they​ ​get​ ​banged around).

– High​ ​end:​ ​Prada​ ​Square​ ​Frame​ ​($325)
– Affordable:​ ​Jack​ ​and​ ​Jones​ ​Aviator​ ​($24)

Duffle Bag

Let’s​ ​face​ ​it,​ ​sometimes​ ​our​ ​pockets​ ​just​ ​won’t​ ​cut​ ​it.​ ​Sure​ ​-​ ​our​ ​wallets,​ ​cell​ ​phones,​ ​and chapstick​ ​fit​ ​well​ ​enough,​ ​but​ ​going​ ​on​ ​a​ ​weekend​ ​trip​ ​or​ ​even​ ​to​ ​the​ ​gym​ ​requires​ ​some more​ ​room.​ ​In​ ​all​ ​those​ ​other​ ​instances​ ​where​ ​space​ ​is​ ​necessary,​ ​a​ ​duffle​ ​bag​ ​is​ ​a​ ​man’s best​ ​friend.​ ​We’ve​ ​all​ ​seen​ ​the​ ​classic​ ​Louis​ ​Vuitton​ ​glossy​ ​duffles,​ ​but​ ​the​ ​new generation​ ​men’s​ ​bag​ ​is​ ​built​ ​for​ ​any​ ​occasion.

– High​ ​end:​ ​The​ ​Last​ ​Conspiracy​ ​New​ ​Weekend​ ​Bag​ ​($946)
– Affordable:​ ​ASOS​ ​Carry-all​ ​Bag​ ​($56)


Whether​ ​you’re​ ​a​ ​diehard​ ​Hypebeast​ ​or​ ​you​ ​like​ ​adding​ ​a​ ​few​ ​inches​ ​to​ ​finally​ ​reach​ ​that 6’0​ ​mark,​ ​a​ ​pair​ ​of​ ​sneakers​ ​is​ ​a​ ​necessary​ ​part​ ​of​ ​every​ ​wardrobe.​ ​With​ ​the​ ​current street-style​ ​phenomenon,​ ​nothing​ ​is​ ​more​ ​in​ ​than​ ​a​ ​new​ ​pair​ ​of​ ​glossy​ ​high​ ​tops​ ​-​ ​a​ ​great investment​ ​considering​ ​the​ ​only​ ​downside​ ​is​ ​the​ ​time​ ​it​ ​takes​ ​to​ ​tie​ ​them​ ​up.

– High​ ​end:​ ​Saint​ ​Laurent​ ​Court​ ​Classic​ ​($595)
– Affordable:​ ​Religion​ ​Blind​ ​High​ ​Top​ ​($84)

Solid​ ​White T’s

When​ ​I’m​ ​talking​ ​about​ ​basics,​ ​I’m​ ​not​ ​referring​ ​to​ ​the​ ​white​ ​t-shirt​ ​that’s​ ​been​ ​in​ ​your closet​ ​for​ ​the​ ​past​ ​5​ ​years​ ​-​ ​even​ ​though​ ​you​ ​have​ ​no​ ​idea​ ​where​ ​it​ ​came​ ​from.​ ​A​ ​good short​ ​or​ ​long​ ​sleeved​ ​T​ ​should​ ​fit​ ​your​ ​torso​ ​and​ ​look​ ​good​ ​under​ ​a​ ​jacket.​ ​Hang​ ​these shirts​ ​up​ ​because​ ​if​ ​you​ ​splurge​ ​a​ ​little​ ​on​ ​these​ ​essentials,​ ​the​ ​quality​ ​and​ ​feel​ ​will​ ​show.

– High​ ​end:​ ​James​ ​Perse​ ​Plain​ ​T-shirt​ ​($142)
– Affordable:​ ​Selected​ ​Homme​ ​T​ ​($40)

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