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I have to go to a client site for the first time and dress was described as “business casual - slacks and button down”. Does slacks exclude chinos? If so where can I get good slacks?

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if they say “business casual” chinos are fine.

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I would say chinos are a little too casual for business-casual. Others will probably disagree though. You can find nice slacks in most department stores. Alternatively, you can wear unpatterned suit pants.

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I don’t take people who wear chinos at work seriously - just wear jeans at that point

Seriously cringe when I hear people use the term slacks. Yes, normally that would exclude chinos. Think trousers, which are traditionally wool, more tailored, and likely have a crease from being pressed. Basically any department store will sell dress pants / trousers, but you may have to get them tailored for them to look good on you.

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Checkout bonobos if you are a guy. I’ve found their pants to be very comfortable and good quality

Uniqlo two way stretch pants, trust me on this. Feels like you’re wearing athletic pants but totally look like traditional wool pants. They’ll even hem it for you in store

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