7 Work-to-Weekend Outfits That Epitomize Power Casual
Take your Power Casual outfits from on-duty to off-duty at the drop of a
With the casualization and hybridization of the workplace, on-the-clock and out-of-office have never looked more alike. At M.M., we’ve taken this cultural clothing evolution to the next level by introducing the concept of Power Casual: the clothing equivalent of work-life balance. This translates into polished-yet-practical pieces you can wear any day of the week, in a variety of settings. From leading meetings to running errands, from negotiating your salary to perusing the new art gallery, you can count on Power Casual as your default dress code.
At the same time, it’s nice to use clothing to reinforce the mental boundary between your professional and personal spheres. Shedding your blazer post-board meeting can act as a symbolic gesture—a sartorial version of telling yourself, “That was a disaster, but at least I have exciting dinner plans.” The good news is: You can frame any Power Casual outfit as work-appropriate or weekend-ready by simply switching up a layer or a couple of accessories. The TLDR: Dressing in Power Casual results in a highly efficient wardrobe. Our bank accounts and overflowing closets love to hear it!
Want some examples? We thought you might ask. Scroll to see seven Power Casual work outfits and how we would re-style them for the weekend.