i TRY to be all gear all the time... I TRY....
it's been beaten like a dead horse here, but I'll say it again - 'stitch. over clothes, remove for work.
i resisted for YEARS.
I wore full vanson race leathers and carried work clothes in a pack.
I wore heavy (stormtrooper) clothes to work
I sweated my ass off in TX heat.
I moved to NorCal, got a stitch, and will wear it over a suit if the meeting is that important.
the battleship pants are just lovely - they'd last about 2 seconds when you fall. (and you ONLY fall "that day" that day you only had a quick errand....
and shop local.
(here's what it looks like when you fall in normal jeans)