Bring Denim To The Desk

Bring Denim To The Desk

How to wear jeans at work

The office look now embraces the most informal of fabrics. ShortList shows you how to mix business and casual

(Images: Amy Currell)

THE DENIM BLAZER (left)

With a nod to the looser silhouette that’s currently dominating menswear, a denim blazer has the formality of one in a traditional tailor’s cloth, but without the rigid and restrictive interlinings.

Blazer £349 by BOSS BLACK; 020-7554 5700

THE DENIM SHIRT(right)

A formal suit can be softened by replacing a stiff-collared-business shirt with a lightweight denim chambray version. Accessorise with a soft rather than structured tie.

Denim shirt with pocket £40 by THE DUFFER OF ST GEORGE; jdsports.co.uk

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THE DENIM JEAN (left)

Dress-down Fridays and slipping dress codes mean jeans are now a realistic option. Boss not convinced? A darker fabric and slimmer-fit might win them round.

Indigo ‘Spencer slim’ jeans £100 by WRANGLER; eu.wrangler.com

THE DENIM GILET (right)

With three-piece tailoring in favour, take the opportunity to flash a waistcoat in an unconventional contrast fabric such as denim. It’ll help to relax the overall silhouette.

Denim gilet £220 by OLIVER SPENCER; oliverspencer.co.uk

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