Perhaps the Best Smart Casual Dressing Guide You'll Ever Read (Continued)
Smart Casual Style Tips
A T-shirt can qualify as smart casual, provided that it’s plain, good quality, well-fitting and not washed to death.
But upgrading to a polo shirt will instantly smarten a casual rig. The buttons and collar put it further along the spectrum towards a shirt, but it’s still sporty. Indeed, as the name suggests, it was originally worn for playing polo, as was the button-down collar so that it didn’t flap around.
Which brings us neatly to the button-down shirt, which isn’t as stiff as one with a rigid collar and cuffs. It also commonly comes in fabrics such as Oxford cloth or chambray, which are less smooth and shiny.
Then there’s the grandad shirt. Collarless equals more casual. Capiche?
...more to come