Linen Pants Okay for Business Casual?

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  1. spertia

    spertia Senior member

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    I'm not talking about the drawstring-waist, patch-pocket variety, but proper trousers made of linen. Do you think these would be acceptable for business-casual attire, or would the wrinkly aspect of the fabric make them too casual for the office?
     
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    Demends on who you are, where you are and what you do, I guess. I have a pair of dark blue linen "dress" trousers that I often wear to work in summer with a light blue pinstripe linen/cotton jacket. I preferably do it on Fridays, though. It never did any harm to me....I believe....
     
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    Demends on who you are, where you are and what you do, I guess. I have a pair of dark blue linen "dress" trousers that I often wear to work in summer with a light blue pinstripe linen/cotton jacket. I preferably do it on Fridays, though. It never did any harm to me....I believe....

    I either wear a linen blazer or trousers to work on Summer Fridays as well. Except tomorrow, I plan on wearing a RLPL silk blazer (tan) paired with cream-coloured trousers.
     
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    I have three pair of RLPL linen pants. Two of them I wear to work regularly (Tan & light green). The other pair, bright lavender, only makes it out for casual events
     
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    I'm wearing a pair today. It's hot here in NY. haven't been fired yet, but it's only 11.
     
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    Be careful if they're light colored, patterned boxers can sometimes show through if they are not lined, otherwise they should be fine.
     
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    Perfectly fine, I'd say.
     
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    Be careful if they're light colored, patterned boxers can sometimes show through if they are not lined, otherwise they should be fine.

    Boxers? I always go commando in my linen pants...
     
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    i guess my leopard print thongs would be ok then?
     
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    More than fine, especially for BC. Sounds downright dapper, in fact. I have taken to wearing mainly linen suits in the hot part of the summer - there is nothing particularly business-like about being hot and sweaty. Well, not in my business anyway...
     
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    Boxers? I always go commando in my linen pants...

    i guess my leopard print thongs would be ok then?

    Oh sure, go ahead, make fun. I learned the hard way, nothing like people saying "Oh so I see we're wearing stripes today" - LOL
     
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    Who's making fun? I do it for the ladies.
     
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    Who's making fun? I do it for the ladies.

    I guess then, people don't ask you how's it hangin? LOL [​IMG]
     
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    i guess my leopard print thongs would be ok then?

    I knew Steve-O was a member of this forum.

    You could tell from the sartorial upgrade between Jackass I and Jackass II.
     

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