Guest Post Contributed by Claire Ashley
What a smart casual outfit is? The dictionary meaning of smart casual is “well dressed in a casual style”. Dressing semi-casual is another way to say dressing stylish casual. However, most women find dressing smart casual a bit challenging most of the times.
This article will address your difficulties and help you by giving some tips on how to dress in a semi-casual way. You just have to follow these five simple and easy steps.
- Create a smart ensemble
To create a smart ensemble you need to start by choosing what bottom you should wear. For a smart casual outfit, you should choose something that is both comfortable and sharp. For example dark colored jeans or a dark colored conservative skirt. The important thing to keep in mind is that if you are wearing colorful bottoms that look more stylish you should balance it with a milder top that moves us to our next step of choosing an appropriate top. If your bottoms are more casual choose a top that is more professional.
- Pair up a blazer with jeans
Pairing up a blazer with jeans and a casual top creates a combination that gives you a semi-casual look. Make sure that you are wearing a blazer that has a fitted cut it will add a more professional look while your other casual items will channel your look towards a semi-casual ensemble.
- Accessorize your outfit
Accessories work in giving a complete look to your overall outfit. If you are wearing something casual and you pair it up with some statement pieces you can achieve the semi-casual looking without trying hard.
For example, statement necklace is the most commonly used jewelry that can brighten up a casual outfit. Similarly wearing simple earrings can add flair and elevate your outfit. You can also consider wearing a scarf and a watch to give a trendier look.
- Incorporate your own style
Learn to incorporate your own style by wearing your favorite print or color. Letting your personal sense of style to shine can add variety and keep your outfit looking appropriate and smart.
You can also soften up your look by replacing the blazer with a colorful cardigan or wrap sweater with a semi-casual outfit. A turtleneck can also work wonders if you feel chilly most of the times.
Just be confident while experimenting and incorporating your own style. Make sure that the outfits, the colors and the accessories that you choose should complement your personality.
- Wear appropriate shoes
For an easygoing outfit, consider completing your outlook with an agreeable match of dress shoes. Heels work awesome, and close-toed pumps are a good decision to finish your look.
You can make your outfit emerge while keeping up an easygoing look by having your flats be a main fashion statement. They can be shaded or designed, however, it must offset your outfit of fundamentally unbiased, created pieces.
Wedges and some opened toed shoes can likewise work for a shrewd easygoing outfit on the off chance that you are going to a more easygoing occasion
Claire Ashley is a Fashion Designer and Blogger at Men’s Suit Habit who loves to share her professional views on latest Men’s styling trends. She is a creative dynamite who believes that the world should honor two things limitlessly: Ideas and beauty! 🙂