21 Aug How To Wear The Business-Casual Look
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Ever wonder how to seamlessly pull off a business casual look?
As an elegant young professional with a clean and preppy style, the business casual look comes easily to Christian. Check out how he manages to pull this off every day.
Why is he the perfect guy to give insight on business casual attire?
Christian is close to getting his teaching degree and has already done a few internships.
As a teacher, he has work experience in an industry where a business casual look is the go-to dress code.
He’s therefore the perfect person to give advice on how to look put-together at work, without being overdressed.
Why should you be wearing business casual looks more often?
This polished look can make you feel very confident, professional and classy at the same time.
What’s really great about this look is it gives you the same feeling as a suit would, without the discomfort!
It also requires a lot less maintenance to wear a business casual ensemble and is quite easy to put together.
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Here’s a typical business casual outfit Christian would wear to work.
During the spring months, he likes to wear vibrant colors such as the red pants in the pictures, with a neutral T-shirt, polo or dress shirt.
Over top his entire look, he likes to throw on a neutral blazer to keep the outfit true to his style, while still looking professional enough to teach lectures all day.
(Read until the end of the post to find out which accessories you should be wearing with a business casual outfit!)
Why choose colorful pieces when putting together a business casual attire?
Realistically, no one says you have to wear color in your outfit. It’s completely a personal choice.
However, considering the rise of summer/the end of spring, Christian likes to add personality to his look, and have more fun when he puts together his outfits.
He’ll wear one piece in the outfit that’s more daring, but keeps the rest of the look more professional.
What kind of pieces can you wear under a “business casual” dress code?
Blazers, button-ups, sweaters, chinos, dress pants, dress shoes, loafers and leather shoes are some of the pieces amongst a plethora of items one can wear in a business casual setting.
All it takes is a little bit of creativity and some mixing and matching to put together this kind of ensemble.
Here are a few awesome style combinations you can put together straight from your closet.
First: Polo + Dress Pants + Dress Shoes
Second: Dress Shirt + Sweater + Dress Pants + Loafers
Third: Plain Shirt + Blazer + Chinos + Leather Shoes
Which accessories can you wear with this kind of look?
With this type of classy, polished look, you could pair your outfits with a lovely statement watch that has either a leather or metal strap.
You could also wear a simple pair of sunglasses for after work or a nice chain around your wrist.
Mastering business casual looks can be hard. These tips will help you master it seamlessly.
Hope you enjoyed the blog post! Comment below your go-to business casual looks 🙂
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