Let’s set the record straight:
a three-piece suit looks sharp, but nothing beats the comfort that casual work outfits can give men.
The good news is that there are lots of casual work clothing that have emerged to keep men looking just as smart and sleek as they do in a full suit...the only question now is, what pieces go together?
Attica Clothing came up with a style guide featuring two outfit ideas for casual office dressing. We curated tips and tricks to dressing well and comfortably at the same time, and kept the business-ready factor that workwear is supposed to have. It’s handy to have casual work style formulas, especially for days when you just aren’t in the mood to overthink what to wear. The best part? These looks can go straight from the screen to your wardrobe at a click of a button.
Casual Work Outfit #1: sport coat + plaid shirt + slim trousers + boat shoes + sleek accessories
Checkered shirts are a casual wardrobe investment. Cavalli’s crisp take on it features a neat check design and is made of cotton fabric, ensuring a comfortable fit. Pair it with well-fitting navy trousers, a brown leather belt, and matching moccasins for a laid-back get-up. The key to making it office appropriate is a summer sport coat thrown over the checkered shirt--with a streamlined blazer, you’ll still look ready to conduct business.
Accessorize with a GF Ferre two-tone leather briefcase bag that can house all your documents and other work needs, and a nice leather watch to accentuate the black tones of the briefcase bag. Have a pair of sunglasses at the ready for walks outside!
Casual Work Outfit #2: tweed blazer + blue buttondown shirt + gray sweater + cropped trousers + white sneakers
Cavalli men’s dress shirt, Attica Clothing; Gucci Classic G watch, Attica Clothing; D&G snakeskin brown belt, Attica Clothing - Just Cavalli black leather messenger bag, Attica Clothing - D&G card holder/slim wallet, Attica Clothing
Who isn’t down for weekend wear? This outfit combines snug layering essentials (great for fall and winter!) but highlights stylish details, such as neat tailoring. This way, you get maximum dimension without looking slouchy or bulky. Start with a great foundation: this buttondown shirt from Cavalli features a versatile blue shade and a nice fit that is apt for the office. Pull a dark grey sweater over the shirt, and then throw on a textured tweed blazer in a dark corporate hue, like navy blue.
Cropped pants lean towards summer street wear, but a tailored fit will add some casual workwear points. Wearing it in the same shade as the coat pulls the outfit together, but it’s equally fine to wear it in another apt shade. Finish off your look with white sneakers.
Accessorize with a classic, structured Gucci watch, and a pair of mirrored sunnies. A brown belt like the D&G leather belt featured complements the white and navy palette of your work outfit, and so does the bag from Just Cavalli--the leather material will add texture and edge to your get-up.
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