Ewan MacGregor wears A workwear-inspired suit and It Looks Great

If there’s one outfit that perfectly signifies just how the times are a’changing for men’s fashion, the workwear is it. With a jacket that falls somewhere between a mechanic’s overshirt, a bomber jacket and a trench coat, and cropped relaxed-fit trousers, it’s a mix of industrial and classic that has a neo-noir feel about it. It stares the traditional suit in the face and says: Go ahead, I dare you. It’s young and hip, but the fact that 51 year-old Ewan MacGregor looks so amazing in it means any guy could easily pull it off.

Why It Works

Each piece is quite classic: an overshirt-type jacket with two large pockets and a pair of matching trousers, two pieces that work for every guy. The impact is in the pairing.

  • Worn over a standard white t-shirt, it’s simple and elegant. The jacket can even go if it gets too hot.
  • The cropped trousers add a very trendy touch, but regular length would also work.

How You Can Make It Work

The uniformity of the jacket and trousers is what makes this look work, however there’s a fine line between uniformity and uniform, therefore you’ll want to choose a top and bottom with just enough detail to stand out to avoid looking like you’re wearing prison garb. Also, choose a color that goes well with the rest of your wardrobe so you can get the most out of each piece separately.

Get The Look

Dickies Long Sleeve Work Shirt

The Dickies shirt has long been a street style staple despite its workwear label. Pair it with a t-shirt and wear it open for a relaxed jacket-like vibe.

Dickies Original 874 Work Pants

Dickies work pants are versatile and can be worn with any look. Break it up and wear it with a white button-up or a t-shirt.