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Business Sneakers Coding Tips & Choices & Recommended Brands


Business Sneakers Coding Tips & Choices & Recommended Brands

Sneakers are becoming more and more popular in today’s office life. Many men are looking for sneakers that “won’t make them look white at work” and hopefully “look good in office style. In this issue, I will introduce tips on how to incorporate sneakers, how to choose sneakers, and specific items recommended by the author.

StylistTsukasa Miyazaki

After graduating from college, he went to a fashion school and later became an assistant stylist. Since becoming independent, he has expanded his activities to include popular men’s fashion magazines, famous brand catalogs, and styling for celebrities.

Important Perspectives on Choosing Business Sneakers (1)

On October 2, 2017, the Sports Agency recommended that people wear comfortable walking attire to work, and the number of businesspeople adopting functional setup suits and sneakers quickly increased. Initially, there was a lot of negative feedback, “Sneakers in business attire is outrageous!” However, even megabanks, which used to have the most conservative image in terms of attire, are gradually changing. It is no exaggeration to say that the tide has turned completely, as Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation has liberalized the dress code for its head office employees, allowing them to wear T-shirts, sneakers, jeans, etc., and Mitsubishi UFJ Bank is promoting a “casual every day” policy that allows no jacket and no necktie. It should be noted that the custom of incorporating sneakers into business attire is becoming the norm, except for occupations or situations where it would interfere with business.

Important perspectives on choosing business sneakers (2)The basics are low textured sneakers made of leather

The basics of sneaker design that should be worn with a suit or jacket and pants style are Adidas Stan Smiths, Common Projects The basic design of sneakers that should be worn with a suit, jacket, and pants style is a leather sneaker with a so-called “court” design, such as the Adidas Stan Smith or the Achilles Low by Common Projects. It is not necessary to choose sneakers designed as close to leather shoes as possible just because you are going to wear them to a business event.

On the other hand, there are designs without laces like the Vans slip-ons, canvas high-cut designs like Converse’s Canvas All Star HI, and Nike’s Air Jordan shoes. ground high-cut designs, and high-tech designs like Nike’s Air Max series are more likely to be too casual and inappropriate for the workplace.

Important perspectives on choosing business sneakers (3)Sneakers should be white or black

As for sneaker colors, white is the standard, as is the casual style. If you want to go even safer, black is a good choice. If you don’t want to make a mistake, choose a single color or two and a solid color. The following image is a good example of the basic combination of sneakers with business attire. Socks can be long socks as well as invisible socks for a barefoot look.

Important perspectives on choosing business sneakers (4)Have a specific outfit in mind

It is very difficult to find model business casual outfits on domestic websites. Although it may be a bit forward, OTOKOMAE takes more street snapshots than any other men’s fashion media in the world, and it features many street snapshots of men wearing dress wear such as jackets and slacks with sneakers for a casual down-do. We hope you will enjoy the “Business Sneakers” coordinate. We hope that you will find them useful when you are thinking about your “business sneaker” outfits. While showing some excerpts from these snaps, we’ll sort out the key points that you should keep in mind.


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