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Working It: On and Off Duty

January 12th, 2015

| WEARING | Montezemolo quilted topcoat, Blazer c/o Reiss, Uniqlo turtleneck, J.Crew pants and belt, Beams Plus scarf, Warby Parker eyeglasses, Timex watch, The Tie Bar pocket square, Chelsea boots c/o Jack Erwin | PHOTOGRAPHY | by Rob McIver Photo

One of the most frequent requests is for looks that transition well from the office to off-duty hours after work. Here’s an example that makes use of a basic menswear color palate and some well-placed accessories.

Plaid Blazer Tan Turtleneck - He Spoke Style

I’ve mentioned before that this was going to be the season of the turtleneck for me. And I’ve been loving it as an alternative to a button-up and tie under a blazer. It’s the perfect combination of dressy and casual chic. Appropriate for the office as well as an after work drinks date. A seamless transition from day to night.

When it’s super cold out, a silk scarf obviously won’t keep you as warm as a heavy wool number. But for those milder days, it’s the perfect finishing touch.

Plaid Blazer Tan Turtleneck - He Spoke Style

Plaid Blazer Tan Turtleneck - 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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