From Casual to Formal – How to Wear Shirts for Any Occasion

From Casual to Formal – How to Wear Shirts for Any Occasion

All men should consider it essential to own a selection of stylish shirts in their wardrobe. They are undeniably versatile and can be worn in the office for work or leisure. In my latest article, I will touch on a few tips allowing you to learn how to wear shirts for a variety of different occasions. Continue reading to find out more!

How To Wear A Shirt For Formal Occasions

There a multitude of different functions that require a shirt

  • Work
  • Weddings
  • Certain Parties
  • Christenings
  • Funerals

Even though your outfit may differ depending on the event, wearing men’s shirts for a formal occasion must abide by these standard golden rules.

  • Always Tuck Your Shirt Into Your Trousers
  • Always button up your shirt, although the top button can be left open.
  • Keep sleeves rolled down and buttoned.

If you stick to these three important points, your outfit will have a formal appearance. You can up your game further and wear a tie for that extra professional look or if you need to follow a strict dress code. If you choose to wear a suit with your shirt, ensure the colour and style complement each other – there are many pitfalls in this regard, especially if you add pocket squares into the mix. Play it safe if you are worried, and stick with a white shirt, as it pretty much goes with everything.

How To Wear A formal Shirt For Casual Occasions

Fortunately, shirts are versatile; you can effortlessly rock that office button-up at a casual event with a few tweaks. You can easily wear a formal shirt dressed down to the pub, club, or even on a date. Even a party environment with a smart/casual dress code can work too.

Follow these simple tips for a casual and laid-back style.

  • Pair the shirt with casual trousers – jeans, shorts or chinos minus a suit jacket.
  • Untuck your shirt for a casual vibe.
  • Undo the top buttons.
  • Roll the sleeves.

Instantly you will appear more relaxed yet maintain an air of style, looking like a man who can dress well. A simple white shirt can work wonders and transform into casual if you follow the simple tips.

With these tricks under your belt, you can wear formal shirts for any occasion. Any dress shirt can be easily worn to both formal and informal events. Follow the cheat sheet, and you can simply swap things up by changing the style, but always make sure not to fall foul of any fashion faux-pass!

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