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Top 5 Fashion Tips For Men

Fashion Tips For Men

Fashion is not only limited to women. Men can also enjoy exploring and channeling their fashion sense and style. It is not always easy for the average man to figure this out. Yet, you needn’t worry, as you are covered. Below you will find the top 5 fashion tips for men to follow. You can choose to go through any direction or route, but following the 5 tips ensures that execute your plan the right and effective way.

Men's Fashion

Get Your Stuff Together

As you begin to focus on your fashion and style, you should first analyze your current wardrobe. Get rid of outfits you haven’t worn for over a year as well as whatever you don’t need! Of course, this doesn’t mean throwing your stuff in the dumpster. There is always someone who needs items that are not of use to you.

So whether you give them out to friends or those in need, this is always a great way to get ready for unwanted clothing. You will be left with some items that you have salvaged. Not everything will be in its proper state or fit.

Thus, for such clothing effects, have a tailor make the adjustments for you. For formal clothing effects that have that wardrobe smell, depending on their fabrics, toss them into the washer for thorough cleaning or take them to the dry cleaners.

Shop Wisely

Many good quality outfits for men can cost you quite a buck. But, in the majority of cases, they are always worth the purchase. In this case, for most outfits, the high cost normally equates quality. Good quality clothing not only reflects class and sophistication, but they also tend to last longer.

Hence, rather than focusing on accumulating a large number of outfits, it is always a better idea to have a few but very good quality clothing. A man should have at least a suit or two. One for business occasions and one for evening cocktail gatherings.

But remember, to achieve that stylish and sophisticated look, you must shop for a suit in person. In-person, you can sample the jacket styles, the fabrics and the cuts. And for a tailored suit, your tailor gets to articulate your fit when you are there in person.

Expand Your Style

The concept of going beyond your comfort zone doesn’t only stay with women. It also applies to men. As a man, you are also exposed to so many chances to explore and sample your styles. For example, when it comes to footwear, your dress shoes should not be limited to the colors black or brown.

And your trainers should be limited to white or black either. The same applies to your socks. Your socks should be limited to dark colors. Get a little wild, try out bold colors such as red or gray shoes, try color block trainers and colorful or patterned socks. Get a little wild, try out bold colors such as red or gray shoes, and try color block trainers and colorful or patterned socks. You never know where you may end up.

In the spirit of expanding your style, you should also diversify your wardrobe. You should make it a point to buy different patterns that you don’t own in your wardrobe.

Don’t Forget The Classics

Even beyond exploring fashion and style, you should make it a point to maintain some relevant classic elements. For example, when you are choosing your trousers, you should always make sure they break atop your shoes. This means that the trousers should lightly rest directly on the shoes. There should be any gap between the trousers and the shoes. At the same time, the trousers should cover you’re your shoes.

Anytime you wear a jacket, always include a pocket square. You will be amazed at the difference a pocket square makes. Plus, you always have that look of sophistication. Furthermore, on those casual and smart casual days, there is also a way to add that aura of class. Ditch your jeans for a pair of slacks or chinos instead.

To maintain that classic style and sophistication, you should also follow the basic dos and don’ts. For example, you can never wear belts and suspenders simultaneously. You have to pick one! Whenever you have a chance add a neck toe to our outfit. A necktie is never a bad idea.

It makes sense to want to expand your wardrobe style and try out different patterns, colors, and fabrics. However, there’s a thin line between exploring different fashion trends and appropriateness. For example, gym shoes are meant for the gym. Thus, you should not wear gym shoes to the next board meeting and claim that you are channeling your fashion style. Same as you cannot wear dress shoes to the gym.

Invest in a good looking suitcase and day bag. It doesn’t matter if it’s a briefcase, messenger bag or backpack. Imagine sporting one of these bags but in a trendy design. Good quality and design on your day bag definitely add sophistication to your outfit. It’s like an accessory for men. The same applies to the suitcase. You want to maintain the same energy when you are traveling.

In fact, accessories play a great role in enhancing your outfit. You must always avoid cheap accessories, however. Go for accessories for men such as pristine cuff links, watches, bracelets and even sunglasses. 

Remember whenever getting ready for an event, you aren’t just going to be in a photo. Smelling great is key to leaving a good lasting impression, looking great but smelling bad isn’t what we’re going for!

Seek Inspiration

It is understandable that not everyone will get a hang of it by themselves. And that is why it is a good idea to seek inspiration. There are so many ways you can go about this. Whether you want to mirror your dad’s style, go through Pinterest boards or even check out your favorite celebrities.

Even watching a movie or series alone can garner you some fashion inspiration. Your surroundings are never short of inspiration.

Written by Mark Greene

Mark Greene is writer and life coach dedicated to helping men to perform at peak level. He shares dating advice, style tips and strategies for building wealth and success.