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What can I wear with granite gray slim casual pants to work?


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Sep 22, 2010
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I am wearing a pair of Banana Republic slim fit cotton pants to work, in a dark shade of gray, and I am trying to decide what to wear with them.

My first inclination was a black armani button down shirt; now I am thinking that dark look is too dull and tired, especially in daylight. I am trying for a more bright, sunny ensemble to complement the gray pants.

I was wondering if a white dress shirt, charcoal skinny tie and pair of casual black ankle boots would look good. If not ankle boots, some sharp dress shoes.

Here's the pants; they are slimmer on me, like slim jeans, but not too skinny:


I know how you guys feel about Banana Republic. I like these pants, however. They look very rock n roll.

Can anyone make a suggestion as to how I can dress it up, to look good in an office setting, yet not too boring.

Would a bright blue button down work, or a dark gray pullover sweater...

Thanks for any suggestions.

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