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 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.