You know the story: Formal dress codes were already teetering on the brink, and the pandemic just gave them a hefty shove in the back. Now we’re working from anywhere and everywhere, transitioning from “on” to “off” and back again from one hour to the next. One question remains—has anyone figured out what to wear to do it all? Designers have answered with relaxed-yet-refined items that are the sartorial equivalent of a Swiss army knife: They’ll look good whether you’re chasing the kids, closing a deal, grabbing a drink or jetting cross-country.
By Kareem Rashed, Josh Condon, Aleks Cvetkovic