Is it alright to have patch pockets with business suit? Aren't patch pockets kind of casual? How well does this pocket type work in more formal situations? I wrote earlier five tips about "how to buy a business suit"
. Today taking a brief look on this issue as a continuation of that post.
The Caruso suit from another angle. Formal but casual.
Sum up - 3 tips to patch pockets with suits
As mentioned many times before, dressing up is all about the context. In general there is no rule that would say that it is forbidden to have patch pockets with business suit. But there are definitely suit jackets that will look better with other pocket options. Just to remember to focus on the big picture. If you are thinking about getting wearing patch pockets with business suit, here are three brief tips to help you out.
- Choose a suit that is lightweight and preferably unstructured.
- Make sure the pattern matching with the pockets is done correctly
- Two patch pockets is fine for business - save jackets featuring three patch pockets for casual occasions