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Business Casual Attire?

majere880

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My college game design club is competing in a game development competition at another university. The dress attire is "business casual". Which of these outfits do you think would best fit the occasion and look the best overall? I am one of the three presenters for the game in my club and I want to look nice to represent my college and club well. Also I've never really worn a suit or anything before (I'm usually a jeans and t-shirt guy), so any style tips would be great. Thanks.

Here's one from belk-
http://www.belk.com/AST/Main/Belk_Primar…

One from Nordstrom-
http://shop.nordstrom.com/S/john-varvato…

One from Men's Warehouse- This one is way too expensive for me, but I think I could put together a similar outfit.
http://www.menswearhouse.com/webapp/wcs/…

Finally, one from JoS.A. Bank-

http://www.josbank.com/menswear/shop/Pro…
 

OlSarge

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1. A necktie negates "casual".

2. Avoid a white shirt when going tie-less.

3. Don't forget a pocket square, even without a tie. It works, trust me on this.

4. Slip-on shoes are good but make sure they're well polished.

5. If the weather is cold, a good quality sweater under the coat is sharp.


Go forth and conquer!
 

Testudo_Aubreii

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Good advice there from Ol Sarge. Search the web for "asuitablewardrobe California Tux." You'll find good images of what would work.
 

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I agree with the previous posts. Though I would suggest that you can still wear a tie. Of the links you posted, the Mens Wearhouse look seems to be the most appropriate. It's difficult to suggest colors without knowing what your color palette is. But I would generally avoid black. Navy jackets are safe. Mid to dark grey trousers as well. Pretty much every man looks good in a light blue dress shirt.
 

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[COLOR=333333]My college game design club is competing in a game development competition at another university.

Considering you are a college student and going to attend a university competition, you most likely will be completely overdressed with everything you showed and also if you follow the recommendations you got so far.

Wear a dress shirt, chinos or dress pants, and dress shoes. Done!
 

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Considering you are a college student and going to attend a university competition, you most likely will be completely overdressed with everything you showed and also if you follow the recommendations you got so far.
Wear a dress shirt, chinos or dress pants, and dress shoes. Done!

I agree. If you want to wear a jacket, get a navy blazer.
 

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