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Are these shirts too formal for casual wear

Alfred001

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Do you think these kind of shirts are too formal to be worn casually with a pair of chinos and a sports jacket, or without a jacket:



 

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Any shirt with a logo is really not formal. Even without the logo, all those could easily be casual wear. Roll up the sleeves, untuck, and you're good to go.
 
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FL's right about the logos; also the colored stripe patterns are less formal, as are the barrel cuffs. The last shirt would be the least formal of the three, having a button-down collar. Any of these would work fine (tucked) with a sport jacket but without knowing how long they are I'd be hesitant to automatically say untuck them.
 
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Thanks for the responses. Sometimes it's so hard to judge these things without seeing them on the street on someone else.

While the above may have logos and button downs I would be wearing the equivalents without logos and button downs and would be wearing them tucked, I was curious about the patterns.

Just to be sure, does it change anything that these are for college, not for the office?
 

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A common preference that works for me:

long sleeves = shirt tucked
short sleeves = shirt untucked
 

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I'd wear that casually, I own a few of those types shirts too.
 

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I wear Polo (and non-Polo) shirts like that all the time for casual wear, especially the oxford sport shirts
 

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I don't think it matters if they're for college and not for the office. It also depends on your style! But I'd wear them casually, without jacket. I like the match "shirt-chinos" but I'd go with the third one: the other two have a collar which is a bit more elegant than the first one...
 

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The shirts with the logos are definitely casual, IMO, I wouldn't ever consider wearing them with a suit.
 

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It's fine to wear them casually - chinos or slacks, I would.
 

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it's better for casual than the office although i can see it in an laid-back more casual office setting.
 

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