If you’ll like to learn how to style a business casual outfit in various ways, consider this your quick and simple guide to business casual style for men.
The world of fashion is dynamic as we see it. Gone are the days when strict business formal wears were the order of the day when going for your everyday business activities. Now we have business casual outfits that you could wear to work and still look look well put together while also maintaining a professional appearance.
Now, some of you may be wondering how you could mix and match clothes together in other to create a fantastic business casual look. You may also be struggling with what exactly to wear when trying not to dress too formal or dress too casual. Well “business casual” and “smart casual” are your answers, but today, we’ll focus on business casual.
In this article, you’ll find out how to confidently style a business casual outfit. Let’s jump right in!
7 WAYS TO CONFIDENTLY STYLE A BUSINESS CASUAL OUTFIT
1. ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES, BUT STICK TO DRESS PANTS OR SLACKS!
Now I know most business men we have here have this thing of buttoning up your sleeves with a cufflink and all, which is actually cool and gives you a professional look.
But you can alternate this style, by rolling up the sleeves of your dress shirts in a neat, stylish and orderly way. You should pair this dress shirt with dress trousers or slacks and for your footwear, go for a modern day dress shoe or dress loafers to give off a smart casual but stylish business look. You should definitely try this out.
2. YOU CAN SUBSTITUTE YOUR DRESS SHIRTS WITH T-SHIRTS!
Some of you may be wondering how you could possibly wear a t-shirt to work, Yes!!, with the right styling of course. Check out our article on how to wear a suit without a dress shirt.
Do note that your t-shirts should be tucked into your trouser pants or chinos, this will portray a business casual look and will give you this stylish aura. You could choose from a variety of not-so-formal footwear to pair with this look.
One of which could be Chelsea boots, casual shoes with white soles, and so on. You can also decide to use a pair of blazers as outerwear for this look.
3. TURTLENECKS ARE GOOD FOR BUSINESS CASUAL!
Turtlenecks are like a must-have in every man’s wardrobe, there can be used for a variety of events and can be very fitting
4. YOU CAN LEAVE THE FIRST TWO BUTTONS OF YOUR SHIRT OPEN AND THEN LAYER THEM UP WITH BLAZERS OR A DOUBLE BREASTED SUIT JACKET
The whole point of this article is to introduce to you how you can style your outfits in a business casual way, so this point can be a very useful one when you aim is to dress to kill.
5. GO FOR CUBAN COLLAR SHIRTS
You can choose to wear them alone or pair them with an outer ensemble, such as sports coat, menswear suit jacket or blazers, either way, they still look stylish and classy.
Cuban collar shirts have a lot of mystery around them, you might want to find out more about styling them here as we have a dedicated article on this style topic.
6. VINTAGES ARE ALSO GREAT FOR BUSINESS CASUAL
Vintages are great picks for business casual, you could either wear vintage shirts tucked into trouser pants or you could go for vintage coats and layer them off with a t-shirt or a suitable inner layer as shown above.
Chelsea boots would be an excellent pair of shoes to combine with your vintage long coats. And that would perfectly fit for a business casual look.
7. SCARFS & ASCOTS!
Nothing much to say about this super stylish accessories, other than the fact that scarfs and ascots can really be quintessential accessories you can use to spruce up your outfit when the occasion calls for business casual. We can also pretty much say that they serve as alternatives to neck ties.
You can wear them around a collared dress shirt. This piece is more like an “elevator piece” and should strongly be considered when finishing the look of your outfit especially for a super business casual look.
The above-outlined guide on styling your outfits for a business casual look are worthy to note and should serve as a guide for every classy gentlemen out there.
Arriving your place of work or an event with any of the these looks shows how dynamic and stylish you are. More so, it shows you are versatile enough to make outfit choices that will enable you to fit into positions without breaking a sweat.
And let’s face it, suits and ties can be a hell of cringe for some of you right? Well now, you’ve got a fantastic alternative – the business casual dress code. This is a safe and acceptable dress code in every organization, and as you can see from this guide you have versatile choices that will suit your style preferences as well.
So why don’t you take a hint or more from the above style inspirations and dress to express?
Lastly, if you have any style questions ASK MRKOACHMAN!
Thank you so much for stopping by and for reading till the end. Until next time, continue to do well, live well, and dress really well. Stay Classy, always!
Yours in Style,