A less formal style, suede, is just as flexible as an option. In a business-casual outfit, the tasseled smart casual shoe is always at ease, whether a pair of fitted jeans are dressed up or paired with smart trousers and a blazer. Smart casual shoes originated as a dress code in the 20th century, originally designating an unusual color lounge suit and less heavy and therefore more casual material, with probably more casual cut and details. Smart casual shoes were synonymous with even & tanned colors as the one-colored lounge suit came to characterize relaxed wear. As the one-colored lounge suit came to define informal wear, smart casual shoes were associated with even & tanned colors.