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So, you own a sportcoat, but don't know how to wear it? You're not alone. While a sport coat look can be more sophisticated and fit that 'semi-dressed up' occasion better, it does intimidate many men.

Here's the thing. It really isn't as hard as it looks. Here are a few quick pointers so that you don't have to wear a suit on that next date night or quick business meeting.

1. Consider wearing it casually. Try a t-shirt or crew neck sweater and a pair of jeans. It's a smart, casual look and dressed up enough for a date or casual business meeting.

body shot of man wearing printed gray and black t-shirt beneath a black suit jacket

2. Go fitted. Make sure whatever you are wearing under is fitted. Nothing will kill a look quite as quickly as a baggy t-shirt or sweater that's fighting to get out.

Man walking down the street with one hand in his pocket, wearing a dark blue polo shirt, beige pants, and a grey blazer

3. Level up with layers. If the weather is a little cooler, throw a sweater over your polo or button down. Follow it with a blazer. Simple, but you'll walk out the door with confidence in hand.

Man looking into the camera wearing a shirt and sweater under a beige blazer.

4. Try a turtleneck. You'll be surprised at how sharp it will look. Match the color of your turtleneck to the sport coat or jeans if you are unsure of what color to pair with it.

Man wearing a stylish grey/beige bomber jacket over grey turtleneck

Now, throw a hand in your pocket and GQ all over the place.

Man walking with one hand in his pocket, wearing a white blazer, tshirt, pocket square, small scarf, and sunglasses.

If you have any questions, The Suit Depot is here for you. Just message us on Facebook, leave a comment below, or visit our Michigan store!

Antonio Rossi

Antonio Rossi

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