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How to Dress for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s not easy being green. Actually, that’s not true. It is. It’s incredibly easy. And it just got easier, with these five items for your St. Patrick’s Day wardrobe.

The Skichin Slim-Fit Chino

The Skichin Slim-Fit Chino

What it is: A snappy 100% cotton green chino. With striped internal detail and Ted Baker–branded buttons. Which means you’re not the only one with your name on your buttons.
Use it for: Anything. They’re all-purpose, just like you’ll be on St. Paddy’s Day.

Skichin Slim-Fit Chino, $165, Ted Baker, 201 Newbury St, #3, 617-450-8339

Foulard Small Flower Bow Tie

Foulard Small Flower Bow Tie

What it is: A formal UK-made bow tie. Heavy on the green, accented with a navy flower print design.
Use it for: Your Saturday night house party. Or a secret green-tie St. Paddy’s Day dinner in the catacombs under the State House.

Foulard Small Flower Bow Tie, $59.50, J. Press, 82 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge, 617-547-9886

Rag & Bone Slim-Fit Polo

Rag & Bone Slim-Fit Polo

What it is: A white slim-cut pullover polo with light-green stripes. The picture of St. Paddy’s Day comfort.
Use it for: Getting rowdy at the Southie parade, followed by party crashing in Fort Point. Should spills happen (and they will), wash cold.

Rag & Bone Slim-Fit Polo, $115, Rag & Bone, 111 Newbury St, 617-536-6700

Hunter Green Silk and Wool Tie

Hunter Green Silk and Wool Tie

What it is: A handcrafted hunter green tie made by a guy named Otis in Nashville. Has the texture of wool but the sheen of silk. And you love a silky sheen.
Use it for: Your time with the kilted BPD bagpipers. Tip: behave yourself. They’re still cops.

Hunter Green Silk and Wool Tie, $110, Ball and Buck, 3 Lewis St, 617-742-1776

Tretorn Arsta Boot

Tretorn Arsta Boot

What it is: A special-edition version of the Tretorn slip-on galosh for the Tannery’s Wilderness Workshop. Waterproof rubber upper with a durable rubber sole.
Use it for: Galloping through the streets of the South End, especially if it’s raining. Beer tastes better in the rain.

Tretorn Arsta Boot, $85, The Tannery, 11A Brattle St, Cambridge, 617-491-0810

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