I don’t think even the person who invented the concept of ‘smart casual’ actually knows what the dress code means.
The silver lining? You can pretty much make of it whatever you’d like.
We took to the streets of Sydney to find the best examples of smart casual, looking for outfits that work just as well for a day at the office as they do a Sunday lunch or a friend's birthday drinks.
They're versatile and they're far from dull.
From Elouise, who wears Gorman every Wednesday to Cassie, who proves that fashion can be found anywhere - including in your boyfriend's sister's school uniform - here's all the style inspo you need this week.