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Business Casual - Corporate Dress Code

Morning/Day For Him

(UK and Commonwealth)
     

Headwear

Hats are not normally worn
There may be some regional variations, particularly due to local climate and season.

Neck

Tie
Normally optional but discouraged. Always worth having one tucked away in a bag, though, just in case.

Jacket

No Jacket
A jacket is always optional with casual styles.
Suit Jacket
Sports Jacket
Blazer
Might be considered a little conservative or old fashioned.
Smart Jacket
The smarter the better.

A dark colour often looks more professional especially if it is made out of a nice material.

Top

Formal Shirt
Collared.

Long sleeves are considered less relaxed than short sleeves.

Clean and well pressed. White is the universally preferred colour, but not essential in a casual environment. Light blue or stripes are also popular.

Avoid double cuffs and cufflinks if you are not wearing a tie.
Pullover
Or Jumper.

If desired.

Bottom

Trousers
Good quality.
Chinos
Good quality.

Ankles

Dark Socks
Ideally the same colour as your trousers but normally a darker shade. Black will go with most things.

Mid-calf length.

Avoid patterns, logos, and images.

Footwear

Formal Shoes
Black is safest.
Oxfords
Leather.

Coat

Any Coat
If weather requires.

The smarter the better.

A dark colour often looks more professional especially if it is made out of a nice material.

Accessories

Watch
Rings
A wedding or engagement ring is always allowed.