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There is a certain outfit many often joke is the unofficial "music industry uniform." It consists of business-casual style shoes (such as loafers for men or flats for women), jeans, a stylish shirt or even a t-shirt, and a blazer. This is the outfit you will most commonly see worn any just about any music event from a convention to an industry showcase. It is also the quintessential example of what the "music industry dress code" involves. It is some unique hybrid of casual, trendy, and business casual to create a style that is rather unique to the music world.
Here are some tips to keep in mind when putting together your own outfit: