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Day-Night Transition

Day-Night Transition

I frequently get questions from readers looking for ways to dress for work that will transition well to a Friday evening out. And that evening out has ranged from just heading to happy hour with a few friends right after work to a proper date night with someone special or someone you’re meeting for the first time. Though those are two completely different situations, you’ll want to look sharp and put together for either one. And in the case of a first date, you definitely don’t want to appear as though you’re trying too hard. Here’s some inspiration for a seamless day-night transition.

Day-Night Transition Style - He Spoke Style

Get the Look

If your workplace has a relaxed dress code or participates in Casual Friday, this is a look that will cover all the bases. Dress up a pair of slim dark denim with a well-tailored blazer. And think seasonally when it comes to your shirt and tie. Rather than the usual dress shirt, choose a more rugged alternative and pair it with a simple textured wool tie.

For looks that are more or less monochromatic, use the opportunity to add some contrast and accents with your accessories. A patterned pocket square and scarf casually draped around your neck will make a stylish impression.

Day-Night Transition Style - He Spoke Style

Day-Night Transition Style - He Spoke Style

Day-Night Transition Style - He Spoke Style

Day-Night Transition Style - He Spoke Style

Day-Night Transition Style - He Spoke Style

This Look: Navy blazer c/o Reiss (more options here) – Blue chambray shirt by J.Crew – Jeans by A.P.C. (New Standard) – Charcoal grey wool tie c/o Banana Republic – Brown plaid scarf by Gap (old, similar here) – Patterned pocket round by E. Bannister for He Spoke Style (similar here) – Watch with brown leather strap by Timex – Brown leather belt c/o Banana Republic – Dark brown wingtip dress boots c/o Allen Edmonds (Dalton)

Thanks for reading.

Stylishly Yours,

Brian
He Spoke Style

Photography by Rob McIver Photo.

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  • http://fuss.co.in Rhea

    Fabulous look. Love your shoes and scarf!
    Xx
    Rhea
    http://www.fuss.co.in

    • http://hespokestyle.com Brian Sacawa

      Thanks so much, Rhea. Cheers.

  • http://www.bucketsandspadesblog.com Matthew Pike

    Those boots like damn good man.

    • http://hespokestyle.com Brian Sacawa

      Can’t go wrong with the Allen Edmonds Daltons. Thanks for reading.

  • http://www.gerigazette.blogspot.com Geri Ross

    Man, I love the chombray shirt + wool tie situation. Thanks for the inspiration!
    http://www.gerigazette.blogspot.com

    • http://hespokestyle.com Brian Sacawa

      Sure thing, Geri. Thanks for reading.

  • Philip

    I had never realised what a scarf can add to a look. Thanks for the info.

    • http://hespokestyle.com Brian Sacawa

      Definitely one of my favorite ways to add a little something extra to a look when it’s cold out. Thanks for reading.

  • http://off4thandgraham.wordpress.com KimberlyLove

    Great look, love the scarf

    • http://hespokestyle.com Brian Sacawa

      Thanks for reading.

  • http://krisruminate.blogspot.com Krispin

    This outfit resembles such a relaxed tone that is suitable for most anything. What a great way to effectively fuse “party” with “work” ethic.

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