Pastels often get a bad rap, mostly due to a hangover from an early '90s TV show called "Miami Vice" - the "vice" didn't refer to the hairstyle and pastels, but it should have. The truth is pastels have enjoyed a long history of elite and elegant wear by the upper class in places like Palm Beach. So done right, the look should bring envy, not snickers. Ticket pocket detail on this particular jacket also subtly elevates its seriousness with one key sartorial details.
||The key to pastel is to pull in one item and pair with standard stuff. Don't pile up pastel pieces, you run the risk of looking like an ice-cream counter.