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Easy Living: Trench Coat Casual

December 8th, 2014

One of the questions I’m often asked is, “Do you get dressed up all the time?” The answer: no. Absolutely not. There are days when the last thing I want to think about is putting on a button-up, blazer, tie, and a pair of dress shoes. Particularly on the weekends, I just want to catch up on some sleep, roll out of bed, and head to my favorite coffee shop. It’s on these days that I’ll reach for the casual essentials.

Casual Trench Coat - He Spoke Style

| WEARING | Khaki trench coat c/o Lands’ End, Levi’s sweatshirt and jeans, Watch c/o Victorinox, Common Projects sneakers | PHOTOGRAPHY | by Rob McIver Photo

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If you’re a regular reader, you can skip this sentence, but one thing I’d love for more men to understand is that being a student of style does not mean wearing a suit a tie all the time. That is a style, but it’s not style. You can be casual and still be stylish.

Some basic casual style essentials? A heather gray athletic sweatshirt, black denim, and white leather low top sneakers.

I love adding tailored or dressier elements to more casual looks. It’s interesting and unexpected. A lightweight khaki trench works just as well with casual neutrals as it does dressed up or in-between.

Casual Trench Coat - He Spoke Style

Casual Trench Coat - He Spoke Style

Thanks for reading.

Stylishly Yours,

He Spoke Style

Brian Sacawa

Brian Sacawa is the Founder of He Spoke Style and one of the original men’s style influencers. Since 2013, his goal has remained the same: to provide men the advice and inspiration they need to dress well, develop their personal style, and gain more confidence. Brian’s interest and passion for men’s style and luxury watches has led to his writing for The Robb Report, The Rake, and Sotheby’s and he has been quoted on menswear in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,, Brides Magazine, and the Huffington Post. He lives in the woods north of Baltimore with his wife, Robin, kitties Nick and Nora, and German Shepherd/Collie mix Charlie.

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