Casual Cool: Sporty Weekend Basics

The best thing about basics, whether you’re talking dressy or casual, is that they’re simple, classic, and always in style. Here’s a casual and sporty weekend outfit completely made up from a few basic pieces you should already have in your closet.

Weekend Varsity Jacket - He Spoke Style

| WEARING | Gant Rugger varsity jacket, Levi’s sweatshirt, Brooks Brothers Black Fleece shirt, Jeans c/o Armani Exchange, Oliver Peoples sunglasses, Common Projects sneakers
| PHOTOGRAPHY | by Rob McIver Photo

A heather grey athletic sweatshirt is a wardrobe staple. I wear mine in more situations than I do any of my regular sweaters. Worn solo it’s super casual, but the simple addition of a button-down shirt dresses it up enough for brunch.

Spring is all about lightweight outerwear. A simple varsity jacket is an easy choice when it comes to casual cool. Look out for a post next week highlighting five of my favorite spring outerwear styles.

Weekend Varsity Jacket - He Spoke Style

To be honest, sometimes I can’t wait to trade my double monks, wingtips, and cap toes for the comfort of my favorite white leather sneakers on the weekend. They’re iconic, effortlessly stylish, and go with just about anything. Proof that simplicity is always stylish.

Weekend Varsity Jacket - He Spoke Style

Thanks for reading.

Stylishly Yours,

Brian Sacawa
He Spoke Style


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  • James

    Nice use of basic staples!

    I just wish it wasn’t 90° here already. I’d have to ditch the jacket and sweatshirt; maybe even the jeans depending on how long I’m outside. Its tough to do any type of layering in Florida :(

  • The Kentucky Gent

    While you definitely look great in the suit + tie look, I’ve gotta say these casual looks are some of my favorites of yours. May be because what’s not to love about a Varsity jacket!

    Josh – The Kentucky Gent

  • Atanda Jubril

    love your style bro, super cool bomber jacket fro spring.

  • Igwedinma Okafor

    Nice blue highlights! You put this together really well. I also love your eyewear. Great post!

    Igee Okafor
    Style Enthusiast/Blogger


    Serious shoe envy.