Outfit: The Business Casual Summer Traveler

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Business travel is on the rise again and New York remains the top U.S. destination, so no better location for a business casual look that’s perfect for in the office or on the go—whether it be plane or commuting down the High Line.

If you’re traveling this summer for work, and your hosting office calls for a casual look, have some fun and ditch the khakis or the wingtips and cap-toes. A colorful boat shoe or moc can really put that extra pep in your step, while keeping it prep, and that is what this look was based around.

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Business On Top, Party On The Bottom

Hayden here is sporting Eastland Shoe’s Yarmouth camp moc slip-ons in a limited edition navy with a neon lime green bottom. While Hayden’s hair is party-ready, I added a clean white button down from Kenneth Cole to keep the outfit classy and not too busy with the seersucker shorts and shoes. I had him throw on a Brooks Brothers cotton woven belt for good measure and aviators to match the belt’s silver hardware.

For the bag we went with Coach’s Bleecker Legacy Business Tote because it really is the perfect leather, versatile summer tote to use as either a carry-on or an office summer messenger.

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One way to beat the summer heat if new to the High Line, impromptu wadingoutfit-business-casual-summer-travel-10

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Photos + Styling: Andrew Villagomez

GET THE LOOK:

Shirt: Kenneth Cole Long-Sleeve Solid Stretch Shirt ($98)
Belt: Brooks Brothers Cotton Woven Belt ($148)
Shorts: American Apparel Cotton Seersucker Kennedy Short ($50)
Sunglasses: Express Large Metal Avitor Sunglasses ($30)
Bag: Coach Bleecker Legacy Business Tote ($548)
Footwear: Eastland Shoe Yarmouth Limited Edition Camp Moc Slip On ($120)

Follow Andrew Villagomez on Twitter and Instagram: @AndyVeeNYC

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About Andrew Villagomez

Andrew Villagomez is a lifestyle journalist, style photographer and owner of VeeTravels.com. He contributes to publications such as Details.com, Out Magazine, Logo TV's NewNowNext.com, Passport Magazine, Latina.com, Thrillist.com and more. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @VeeTravels

Posted on August 1, 2013, in Fashion, Outfit and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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