When it comes to dressing smart casual, what comes to mind is usually denim jeans and blazers, and that’s so true, but it’s not limited to just denim anymore, there are many other ways to explore the smart casual look, that will fit into many areas of life, from work, to weekend out with friends, including friends’ birthday parties, etc.
Although you can’t think of a smart casual look without thinking of denim jeans, the popular question is if it’s actually appropriate for office settings,? the answer to this question will be, it depends…with the work-from-home post-pandemic lifestyle on the rise, jeans are becoming more and more acceptable in a workplace environment although it’s wise to check what the accepted dress code in your work settings before embarking on denim jeans as smart casual work style look.
Putting this into consideration, there are many other ways to dress smart casual nowadays to fit for work, especially if your workplace does not accept jeans as an option, but if it does, consider straight-leg jeans with dark washes as part of your work wear.
The truth of dressing smart casual is finding a balance between smartening up and dressing down. to smart-up a smart casual look, you might want to consider fashion pieces like blazers paired with denim jeans and finished with a pair of slingback pumps or a good chinos fabric wide leg trousers paired with a linen stripy poplin shirt finished with sneakers or loafers, these two are the perfect example of a high low mix.
The key point to remember is that dressing smart casual does not have to be boring, once you’ve found the right accessories to style yourself in an informal way, then you’re good to go. Mixing your basics with formal wear is the foundation for a smart casual wardrobe, adding accessories like gold jewelry and metallic bags will be elevating the wardrobe for a special occasion, and taking out some ‘blings’ will make the same look fit for work.
High Rise Straight Jeans
Satin lace top
Patent leather slingback pumps
Pretty Little Thing
Black Boxy Oversized Drop Shoulde rDad Blazer
Leather-effect shopper bag
Kayali Yum Pistachio Gelato 33 Eau De Parfum 100ml
Axiom Chain Necklace
Ovate Hoop Earrings