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Truman Says

Belted: Too Feminine?

Photo: Marico Madeira via men.style.com

Left to right: Yves Saint Laurent; Raf Simons; Z Zegna

I stand unafraid when I, validated by anatomical evidence, say men are undeniably men. And we all know that menswear these days seem to be 'borrowed' from our female counterparts, but to a certain degree we can pull off the femininity of crotch hugging skinny jeans and (maybe) skirts (in Milan and Scotland). Yet, where is the line drawn for menswear that leans too far left? Although I'm not privy to belts around my waist unless my slim silhouette is squatting 135 at the gym, by no follow my opinion verbatim because the look can be easily pulled off -- keep the belt slim and relatively concealed. The belt shapes an otherwise sloppy and loose fitted look (Z Zegna). I do have to strongly suggest sticking to tailored suit jackets over Raf Simon's belted jacket collection.

--Francis Bea

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