Want to wear denim at the office? Go for a streamlined approach

After 149 years denim workwear has escaped its rough and ready origins on the farm and broken through the wool suit ceiling to become appropriate attire in many offices. It started before COVID-19 with the popularity of casual Fridays, but after working from home during lockdown many men are now unwilling to trade their jeans for trousers.

“Everyone stopped wearing suits in lockdown and wanted to get comfortable in their sweatpants,” says Melbourne menswear designer Christian Kimber. “Now that they are returning to work, no one is asking for suiting. It’s all about soft tailoring and comfort, which now includes denim.” Read more at The Sydney Morning Herald.