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Casual blazers that are perfect for your smart casual events

When it comes to dressing for smart causal events you can’t get a better piece to have in your arsenal than a bespoke casual blazer. It bridges all the gaps you might struggle with when it comes to the dreaded “Smart Casual” dress code.

Here is our guide on choosing the perfect casual blazer for you.


The beauty of a casual blazer is its adaptability, it can easily transform from a day-at-the-office look to an evening party piece or even a formal event like a summer wedding.

Look for a blazer with neutral tones like navy, charcoal, or light grey as these all complement various colours and outfits easily. If you aren’t looking to use it in a to formal setting then it’s also very easily paired with denim jeans or chinos for a more laid-back look.

Quality and fit

We would always advocate for a bespoke piece because we know it will be the best quality, fit you perfectly, and will be exactly what you are looking for. You also then have a huge range of cloth to choose from depending on what you want the blazer for, such as linen for summer or wool for winter.

Pattern and textures

A stand-alone blazer gives you the chance to have something a bit different because it’s not part of a set and can be a focal point of the outfit. This gives you room to try something new and play with pattern and texture by your cloth choice.

If you aren’t looking for something to stand out’ish but you want to add some personality why don’t you opt for a more bold lining pattern or colour?

Pairing and styling

The effortless elevation a casual blazer can bring to a look is unmatched, for a classic look pair it with a crisp white dress shirt, a well-fitted pair of jeans, and a great pair of shoes such as leather trainers. If you want to make it a tad smarter look at chinos or wool trousers instead of jeans. Accessories as usual with a watch and maybe a pocket square to add a bit of sophistication.

A well-chosen blazer will see you through any situation that comes your way from the office, to a wedding, and even to the pub it’s an easy piece to have in your wardrobe which will save you a headache when the dreaded ‘smart casual’ dress code comes looming

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