How To Pull Of Business Casual Style

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What do you mean by business casuals? dressing up appropriately for a company or an organization.

business blazer

Every company has a set of rules for dress code and it may vary from organization to organization but the rule is to look formal and presentable.

Now a formal look can be achieved not only with suit and ties and uncomfortable fitting but also with comfy casuals like chinos, shirts, cardigans, and jackets.

But first, we will look into what not to wear to pull off the professional look:

  • A big no to JEANS. It may seem a bit informal
  • Avoid SNEAKERS as it does not go or pair up with business casuals
  • Avoid shorts  or anything which shows obscenity
  • Eliminate outfits which are too tight
  • Avoid printed shirts, sandals and hooded sweatshirts

These essential garments are must to be present in your wardrobe to have a lowkey dressing but help to maintain a perfect look


The best way to enhance the business look is with a blazer. black, grey or blue blazers paired up with a fitted formal shirt and chinos with suitable shoes. a tip is that blazers differ from suit jackets and blazers help to stretch out, unlike suit jackets.                                                                                                                                             


Button-up shirts are primarily considered for the formal casual look. Plaids, Stripes are addons for the shirt. Solid shirts with dark colors like maroon, naval blue or blue enhances the look.

Button Up Business Casual
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The shirt can be accessorized or compliment with a tie or a cardigan and zip-up sweater.

sweater business casual
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Good shoes take you to good places!

  • Derbys
  • Brogues
  • Monk straps
  • Oxfords

business shoes

Spend some extra time while buying your shoes to fit properly into your comfort zone after a pair of shoes can make or break your look.

Make sure you are going for a conservative color and ensure you polish them regularly for a shiny look.


This could be used as a substitute for a blazer. On a day when you don’t feel like wearing a heavy outfit, you can always go with a cardigan. This is more versatile and comfy.

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Cardigan goes with a collared shirt with a tie and sharply tailored pants. Or it can be paired up with a polo T-shirt and chinos. It’ll keep you snug and stylish throughout the day.


Apart from clothing, accessories like belts and watches enhance your look. knit tie or pocket square for your blazer pocket will crisp your attire. Also, don’t deck yourselves with too many accessories, it may outgrow your appearance.

business casual accessories


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