It’s 2016 and the modern office doesn’t always ask for a suit and tie. Just because the dress code is more casual, it doesn’t mean you should dress like a slob. Office casual, smart casual or business casual is what you want to aim for. The idea is for you to avoid looking like but feeling as comfortable as business tycoon Mark Zuckerberg.
We know that being appropriate for working can be a delicate line to balance but we are here to help. Below our Distillery stylists pulled four looks to get you excited about going to work in the morning.
This look is both put together and laidback. It’ll have you looking smart while keeping you comfortable. Play around by adding contrasting colours and patterns to bring your outfit to life. To ensure that the outfit isn’t too casual, stick with dark denim and keep the shoes polished. Remember your outfit needs to reflect your personality and we all know you’re a ton of fun… so look like it.
This outfit is for the guy who is ready for anything! The stretch jersey blazer and lightweight pant are for those who want to cycle to their job in the spring weather. The leather backpack is a great grown up catch-all and the shoes are perfect to transition to after work drinks. The business casual office is the perfect opportunity to mix pattern, try stripes and dots for a fresh spring look!
This cotton blazer is a must-have for every man. It is unlined making it lightweight and easy to layer. With the construction and colour, it works for smart casual in the office to happy hour drinks with friends to social events on the weekend. Since it’s a solid colour, get adventurous and pair it with prints and bolder colours. Feel free to wear it over t-shirts, polos, oxfords and sweaters as well. To ensure your outfit is pulled together and work appropriate, wear it with a nice pair of brogues or oxfords.
With the weather getting warmer, introduce a lighter palette into your wardrobe. Pair lighter wash denim with a sophisticated blazer to keep the look smart casual. Accessories is what makes the outfit ready for the modern office. The pocket square, tie and structured leather bag shows your clients that you care about first impressions. As always, skip the sneakers and wear leather brogues or oxfords to avoid looking too casual.
It’s ‘stache season and we want to do our part in making sure you rock yours with style. Getting the right style to match your Movember stache can be a tricky thing- but don’t worry we’re here to give a helping hand. Whether you’re holding down the classic handle-bar, the horseshoe, the dali or the lampshade we’ve got the look that is guaranteed to make you shine.
Start by realizing that you have a choice and saying no to the Canadian uniform should be priority #1. There’s more to Movemeber than just plaids, denim and creepy moustaches and we’re here to prove it. There are people with real style and some pretty sexy ‘staches that are joining the cause, just look at Nick Wooster. If he doesn’t scream sexy, bearded cool we don’t know who does. Learn to take pride in your newly discovered/groomed ‘stache and recognize that if you’re going to change the face of men’s health, why not do it in style with Gotstyle!
Van Gils Plaid Flannel Blazer: $595 Strellson Virgin Wool Turtleneck Sweater: $148
Moods Of Norway Stein Tonning Suit Jacket: $449 Moods Of Norway Stein Flo Wool Suit Pant: $229 Haight & Ashbury Costal Floral Shirt: $110
Equality enthusiasts or member of the LGBTTIQQ2SA community, choosing attire for the most sartorially smashing weekend in Toronto’s calendar is a daunting task. Pulled together, appropriately brazen or somewhere in between, set a new standard for celebratory looks. Vivid hues, flashy prints and New Balance kicks are energetic, on-trend and immediately conspicuous- even in a crowd thousands of revellers deep.
Strellson fine twill suit $795, Strellson stretch flannel suit $798.
Today is all about variety. Let’s take a look at this season’s suit selection from Strellson and SAND. We’ve got a basic slate grey suit with traditional fit and details. To take it one step further there’s Strellson’s brilliant stretch flannel double breasted suit – a slim fitting, trendy suit that gives you both style and movement in grey (the black of fall 2012). Let’s see what SAND has for our guys this season.
Chelsea boot $350.
Two more shoes from Ted Baker to keep your feet looking and feeling good this winter. Let’s start off with the blue Chelsea boot, awesome for weekends and guys who have a less strict dress code during the week.
Square-toe derby $245.
For night time, formal events, and our dressier guys; there’s the basic black leather shoe with lilac accents. A shoe like this is going to get a lot of mileage, so it’s good to invest in a quality pair that’ll look good for as long as they last.
There’s something to be said about a corduroy suit in a sea of wool. As one of fall’s most important fabrics (aside from wool), it’s important to know that corduroy goes far beyond just casual pants and blazers with elbow patches. Today we’ve got three ways you can do corduroy suiting this season – from subtle to daring.