SMART CASUAL, HOW TO WEAR JEANS
Jeans are the american staple and worn by millions of people, and it’s no wonder; they’re fashionable, trendy, comfortable and go with anything for men and women, and most important they look good! Many employers, businesses and other establishments are allowing jeans as part of their smart casual dress code. Jeans can be appropriate for a wide variety of places and occasions as long as you choose the right jean to wear.
Below are some smart casual tips on how to wear jeans, so the next time you go to work you look jean “smart”.
HOW TO WEAR JEANS
First, for work, business or if you just want a polished smart look always choose a dark denim. That doesn’t mean the jeans have to be black, it means the jeans should me dark blue. There are several shades of jeans and always choose the darkest jean.
Usually a slim straight cut is the best to choose, but nowadays for women boot legs and trousers (wide leg) styles are just as good and can look very chic. For men, don’t ever go too baggy, or too tight either. The best cut is relaxed
DESIGNS AND EMBELLISHMENTS
Pick jeans that have no designs on the pockets or very little and stray aways from embellishments or crystals. When there is no designs, the pant looks much more polished and neat. No holes or distressing of any kind either. Although distressing is very fashionable, stray away from them for work or business for “smart attire”.
HOW TO WEAR JEANS WITH SHOES
What’s great about jeans, they go with most any type of shoes. For men, rubber soles are fine, leather slip ons, and tie-ups. No sneakers. For women, flats, ballet flats, wedges, classic pumps and ankle booties are look great. No flip flops or sandals.
SMART CASUAL WOMEN
All button ups, silk blouses and sweaters look great with jeans as well as a nice quality T-shirt or sleeve less top or shell, for a fabulous smart jean look, throw a nice jacket or cardigan sweater over any of these tops with a great pair of flats or classic pumps and you will have a stylish smart jean look. Add a nice classic watch and bag.
Simple crisp button ups or nice tailored sweaters look great with a dark pair of jeans. Try colors and subtle patterns. 1-2 pairs of nice dark denim will provide you with several outfits. To change it up, wear a nice blazer or coat with a simple watch and nice pair of shoes for that perfect smart casual dress code.
SMART CASUAL, HOW TO WEAR JEANS TIPS
- Don’t choose jeans that ride too low
- Watch for fraying on the hemlines
- Look for a clean, design free pockets.
- For men, if wearing a v-neck sweater wear a white t-shirt underneath