The Getup: The 2x Week Casual Office

The only thing that hasn’t changed about going to work is knowing the importance of how you show up – even if the dress code is more casual now.
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brown chore coat

Spier & Mackay Chore Coat

Spier & Mackay, $118

Chore coats can be rugged but they can also be quite refined, like this one from Spier & Mackay (one of our best affordable men's clothing brands) has more of a casual blazer vibe. For a budget option, check out this chore coat from Target.

cable sweater

Goodthreads Cotton Fisherman Sweater

Amazon, $29.80

A cable knit fisherman sweater is one of those few pieces that works just as well dressed up or worn casually. This one from Amazon's house line Goodthreads is 100% cotton.

banana factory textured shirt

Untucked Soft Textured Shirt

Banana Republic Factory, $32.49

Banana Republic has a Factory line – “Wouldn't that be Gap or Old Navy?” I hear you saying…well Gap has a Factory brand too, making the whole hierarchy like 5 levels deep. Get the put-together business casual attire BR is known for at Old Navy prices.

Gap lightwash jeans

The Everyday Slim Jeans with GapFlex

Gap, $40

A simple light wash stretch jean in a tapered fit. Wear it with no break and you'd be surprised that a light wash jean can work so well with more dressed up items.

sperry loafer

Sperry Exeter Suede Loafer

Amazon, $75

A classic loafer silhouette, made less stuffy with an olive suede. For an upgrade, check out this option from Jay Butler.

warby parker sunglasses

Callen Sunglasses

Warby Parker, $95

Part plastic wayfarer, part metal square frame aviator, Warby Parker's Callen frame is a unique option without feeling like you're wearing something crazy.

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Andrew Snavely

Andrew founded Primer in 2008 and brings 15+ years of men's style expertise. Known for his practical, relatable approach to style and self-development, he has been a recognized speaker at conferences and has styled work for top brands. Off-duty, he loves photography & editing, and enjoys road trips with his dog, Leela. Raised in rural Pennsylvania, educated in DC, and living in LA for nearly 20 years, Andrew's diverse experiences shape the relatable and real-world advice that has helped millions through Primer. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine.