Look for Less: Jake Gyllenhaal & The Casual Suit

An easy look for spring, summer or fall.

Andrew is the founder and editor of Primer. He's a graduate of American University and currently lives in Los Angeles. Read more about Primer on our About page. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine.

  • TM

    If you wanted that look exactly, you could opt for J.Crew’s Ludlow Chambray dress shirt at $98. Just depends on budget and body cut. https://www.jcrew.com/mens_category/dressshirts/ludlowdress/PRDOVR~02685/02685.jsp

  • Mike

    Love it! We need more of these Look For Less posts. It’s like the getups, but we can see how it is supposed to look once you put it all together.

    • jbird669

      I agree!

  • Michael

    Just wanted to mention I love these Look For Less posts- keep em coming, please!

    I’ve been looking for a chambray shirt, but I honestly hate that two chest-pocket, workman style. The Ludlow chambray linked in the comments has no pockets and is obviously dressier, but are there other no/single chest pocket options?

  • Butch_Zee

    Nice outfit. I think a grosgrain tie might look too dressy with this relaxed outfit. If I were going to wear this get up, I would probably substitute the grosgrain with a wool knit or something less formal. However, it’s not my blog, so you win.

    • http://www.primermagazine.com/ Andrew

      Haha, nice.

  • RF

    How sure are we on the size of the clippers/hair length in the picture? About to get my haircut haha

    • http://www.primermagazine.com/ Andrew

      Pretty confident, though the color and thickness of your hair plays a role in what guard would be used. Your best best would be to show your barber the picture and discuss with him.

  • J

    What other shoes (style/color) would also work with this outfit? I recently got a J. Crew suit in wheat, which is basically the same color or pretty similar to the ones shown here, but I am not really sure with what shoes I can wear it. Any tips?

  • René

    Just yesterday I was talking with my girlfriend about how I love Gyllenhaal’s look, today this post – thank you, Andrew, me and the lady are big fans of your work!

  • Michael

    Really digging this look. Unfortunately, I have a difficult time shopping at times because of my athletic build. If I could, I would dress like this all the time. Great post!

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