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Keep Your Edge: 5 Casual Weekend Style Ideas

February 6th, 2015

| WEARING | Coat c/o Reiss, Levi’s denim jacket, Uniqlo turtleneck, Jeans c/o 7 For All Mankind, Warby Parker Eyeglasses, Vintage scarf, Miansai screw cuff, Tateossian and L. Jonas bracelets, Lanvin sneakers | PHOTOGRAPHY | by Rob McIver Photo

It’s Friday and the weekend is on its way. Thankfully. Unless your plans include a dinner date, weekend style is generally all about keeping it casual. However, that doesn’t have to mean boring and plain. Here are five ideas for adding a little bit of an edge to your casual style this weekend.

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Layered denim jacket. One of my favorite uses for a denim jacket and a currently a trend that I’m happy to see returning this winter. If it fits properly – snug around your torso – it’ll keep the warmth in and the wind out.

Turtleneck. I’m going to keep preaching this gospel. Turtlenecks are only stuffy if you’re stuffy. I love how they add some elegance and refinement even to casual looks.

Silk scarf. Less for the warmth, more for the style. In the cold we’ve been experiencing, a silk scarf is not going to keep you warm. At all. However, if the rest of your look is built around neutrals, you can use it to add in a bit of color and interest. The vintage piece I’m wearing is a very odd length – only about 18″ – but tucks in nicely to the denim jacket.

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Ditch the watch. It’s the weekend. You don’t need to know what time it is. Instead, adorn your wrists with some simple beads and edgy metal.

Standout sneakers. Other than my running shoes, I have exactly two pairs of sneakers. A simple pair of white leather low tops that you’ve seen many times and this more distinctive pair of black suede and patent leather Lanvins. A little more luxe. A little more unique. A little more grown up. These aren’t for everyday wear, but I like to pull them out when I’m feeling a bolder and want to make a bit of a statement.

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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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