For your business casual suit or jacket, what you wear underneath is very essential to achieve that casual yet elegant look both at work and at play. Here are some ideas on what would look great and trendy this season underneath that jacket that will really bring out your sartorial elegance.
Knit is neat
Knit turtle necks, knit shirts with funnel neck, V-neck knit shirts, crewneck knit shirt, polo neck knit or zip down knit shirts, knit is neat under a suit or sports jacket or on its own. For colors, get your inspiration from colors or hues stitched into your tweed or bouclé wool sports jacket. Knit shirts come in a variety of material such as silk, polyester and cotton among others It also are available in several knit patterns such as diamond pattern, honeycomb pattern, jersey knit.
All these fabrics and knit patterns are comfortable and sweat absorbent, except silk, and are great to be worn under a suit or a sports jacket. The beauty about knits is that it can be worn on its own and is an acceptable wear for the workplace and anywhere else for that matter.
A dress shirt is must-have apparel for any self-respecting working guy. This is the standard wear underneath a suit or a sports jacket. The norm for a dress shirt is the less busy the better. Solid colored shirts are safe but if you want to opt for prints then let it be stripes or checks. It is checks that you prefer then let it be a more subdued both in color and design. Dress shirts are also acceptable on its own in most offices. Just have the suit or the sports jacket ready for when you will have that important meetings wearable cloths or when you have to meet a client.
Business casual pants
Suits come with dress pants, but if your preference for a business casual wear is a sports jacket then you have plenty to choose from. Khaki, cotton twill, linen, light wool, seersucker, corduroy, gabardine, khaki twill are great materials for business casual pants.