Tailoring does not just need to be for the 9-5. If your office has a casual dress code, invest in a suit that can be worn on a multitude of occasions. Unleash a suit’s potential with these five tips to dress it up or down.
Two-piece suit, polo shirt and sneakers.
This was Don Draper’s weekend staple, but give it a modern twist with sneakers and a backpack. To keep this smart, ensure everything is logo-free and neutral.
Two-piece suit, colourful shirt and tie.
If you want to make an impression, mix in a bold print shirt and tie. There is a fine line between looking like you’re making a statement and looking like you don’t know what you’re doing, so stick to similar or complementary colours.
Suit jacket, casual shirt and jeans.
Saturday night down the pub.
Throwing a jacket over a shirt and jeans is a fail-safe smart-casual look. Keep things simple with navy, selvedge denim and a light-cloth oxford shirt in a neutral colour and with a subtle pattern.