For selecting color for mens suit it is very essential that how precisely you can make good combination with shirt, tie etc. First of all look carefully at your suit and find the available colors in the fabric, how many colors are in woven, especially if you are looking at a patterned suit. Consider a subtle glen plaid gray suit; Overall look of the suit is gray but up close we find it has very fine lines in teal, maroon and blue.
Once you have selected color of suit you need to find more of it and the easiest place to do this is with your tie. The color of tie should need some contrast effect. Think in terms of color family. Navy, light blue and bright royal blues are from the blue family. Claret, pink and red are from the red family. Teal, green and aqua are from the green family.
Now check how good the tie and suit together look. Select tie with a deep red background with decoration that has blue green, blue and off-white in the design. Now select color of shirts. White shirt look good for more formal look. Light blue color shirt is good option for regular workday. Therefore for final outfit looks like for mens navy blue suit, with white color shirt and tie with combination of red and black is a perfect good combination for men suit of navy blue color. For mens gray suit with burgundy, teal and blue; a light blue shirt and a tie in deep red with blue-green, blue and off-white.
Combining different Patterns of Mens Suit
Select same color of suit, shirt and tie but with different tone of same color family. Mixing two stripes; select them in a different width such as a subtle tweed suit, narrow striped shirt and bold striped tie. Combine small patterns with bold patterns. Select the jacket, shirt and tie within the same formal level. Do not combine formal with casual. Also double-breasted suit with a button-down shirt is not advisable.
Mens Suits Pattern Combination
It is very important that how best you select colors and patterns of your suit. It is good combination to select solid color of suit and shirt while tie with some pattern. Consider a solid navy suit with white shirt or light blue shirt and striped tie. If you select pattern suit and tie than shirt must be plain. For striped navy suit solid blue shirt or white shirt and foulard tie.
For more casual outfit select dark color shirt with light color tie.
For the dark color suit, shirt and tie color should be lighter for formal look. For dark charcoal gray suit white shirt and light grenadine silver tie is formal.
A gray patterned suit and pair it with a gray shirt and medium violet with white and yellow foulard tie.
The colored shirt makes the outfit more casual. Lighter color shirt such as icy gray or white gives more formal look. You can also try a deep purple tie.