Most often it’s women’s fashion that is commonly seen on print especially the catalogues. So much emphasis on women’s fashion, accessories, shoes, bags and other items added up to the whole look of a woman. But this time, let’s focus on the men – they too deserve attention to be featured equally as women. It may seem simple look and the usual get up gear of daily wear for men yet it needs to have some guidelines in terms of the suit, shirts, pants, shoes and even the accessories that defines the whole look for men.
Usually men in fashion, acquire their basic clothing items and if they feel comfortable with it they seldom reinvent or mix match those items. Here are some tips that probably may help to reinvent the usual look for men and make if more exciting, sleek, sheik, and sassy.
First and foremost, FIT is absolutely EVERYTHING. If it’s a suit it has to be fitted well to the contours of your body never disregard your body shape that fits a perfect suit specifically for you. What can a suit be typical to own – it can be a two-piece or three-piece suit. The basic color are the dark ones that can come in black, dark blue, and grey. Shirts for the inside can vary as well with the light basic colors such as white, light pink, blue, and grey. Can pin strip be considered a basic for those above mentioned colors? Yes it ads up to give a more formal and yet diverse look for a suit.
The difference between classic and cliché is often in the material of the fabric as well as the fit and style of the suit. So therefore, it is important as well how you carry your suit and the manner it’s worn. Always unfasten your jacket buttons when you sit – that’s NO exceptions. You don’t want your jacket to be protruding in the mid part when you sit having a buttoned jacket. Another tip is that NEVER fasten the button on the bottom of a double-breasted jacket. There can be an exception if it has only a single row of buttons then you may fasten the bottom button.
Take note of the length of the sleeves of your suit jacket. It should not be lower than the first knuckle of your thumb. It is the perfect length that emphasizes the length of your arms making it longer and lean. It should match the perfect fit or width of your shoulder that defines your V-shape torso. The tie should not be above your waist it should be waist length even if it is covered wit your suit jacket or vest. The color of your tie should match both the shirt and suit. It can be contrast in color or either darker or lighter than the suit. Be careful in choose tie with print it should not over accessorize your whole ensemble.
The shoes should match the color of your suit and preferable in leather. It is part of the whole look and adds up to the texture of your outfit. How about accessories? A wristwatch that can be matched to any color and type of suit you have in your wardrobe. Don’t go for those bright colors rather take a pick that do not overpower the whole outfit rather it should accentuate the whole look. Accessories should match the whole look it should not be a odd part of the whole outfit. What’s the key to a great look? Comfort, perfect fit, well matched colors, and exudes confidence to the person wearing it. So why complicate yourself when you have all of that in your wardrobe you just have to recheck what you have. And if you don’t have those mentioned yet, take a quick look of what you have and go out and shop. It’s once in a while that you need to reinvent yourself, explore and be confident of what you can be. It helps to be confident, sleek, and fashionable.