We’ve put together some key looks to take you through from a working lunch to a summer evening at the bar. You could consider the definition of smart casual to be rather ambiguous – get the balance between neat and informal right and you’ll be dressed appropriately in any situation. This versatile look will not only keep you on the right level of smart but you can allow yourself to delve into more of those spontaneous outings – no need to RSVP.
Take a closer look at a few key pieces to make any wardrobe on point with this flexible dress code.
THE OXFORD SHIRT
Proven to be stylishly interchangeable – a wardrobe essential for every gent and something that is sure to stay in fashion. This is the Dapper Stag White Oxford Shirt, handcrafted in England from the classic heavy Oxford fabric.
THE 3- BUTTON BLAZER
An Authentic piece from the Fred Perry x Nigel Cabourn collection. This reflects more of a relaxed sportier feel which sets you apart and creates the classic mod look. Relatively trend proof but it’s dressed down dapper.
To be any form of smart wearing jeans, the denim has to be dark. A straight slim fit paired with the organic dry denim in this pair of Nudie jeans is the clean finish your looking to wear on your legs.
The definition of smart-casual footwear. With penny, tassel and t-bar detailing, loafers are a vintage piece of footwear, also ranging from a variety of materials they are a truly versatile style of shoe. Taking a modern and playful approach to a classic design, Swims keeps it practical with a signature outer shell of rubber these are a perfect addition to your smart-casual wardrobe.
If you’re on the move from work to the bar a bag is a must have and a lasting investment that can refresh your outfit. This Sandquist bag is a real statement piece with a perfect touch of leather.
To tie your outfit together you can afford to be more experimental with the choice of belt. To really pull of the smart-casual look a formal belt just won’t do. A smooth spanish leather belt like this Paul Smith one has an weave detail which stands out from the average formal belt.
Keeping well groomed is the finishing touch. This will help you feel your absolute best and by adding to your confidence it will ultimately lead to a lasting impression. High end Grooming products will buff your confidence which all together perfect your ‘smart-casual’.