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Casual Cool: Sporty Weekend Basics

April 24th, 2015

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

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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