Dressing casually emphasizes individual expression and comfort over formality. While formal dressing can express the professional aura of your personality.
And not to forget the smart casuals. An outfit that combines well-fitting, polished business wear with elements of casual attire, such as dresses, shirts, button-downs, dark jeans, and polished, comfortable footwear, is described as smart casual. But let us have a detailed understanding of what comes under each category:
Clothing items that can be worn casually include t-shirts, turtlenecks, jeans, jackets, khakis, hoodies, summer dresses, skirts, sneakers, loafers, and sandals. Casual clothing also includes sportswear and clothing for manual labor. These clothes are more appropriate when hanging out with friends, going to a party, or on vacation.
Formal wear is mostly worn at formal dances, business meetings, weddings, and award programs. A full matching business suit with a jacket, dress pants, or a dress skirt is the standard dress code for a business formal environment. They say when it comes to suits, the darker, the better! An ideal suit should not be too tight or too loose, with sleeves that end at the wrist. Trousers that fit slim should end just above the ankle and have a clean line between your shoe and the trousers. Wear a great-fitting pantsuit with a crisp white shirt or a casual top to look sharp. For a fancy ceremony, you can wear a formal evening gown with a diamond necklace.