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There's a certain dignity to dressing your age… and there are consequences to violating this rule. A year-old overweight man with graying hair wearing board shorts and a graphic tee oftentimes looks like a joke.
In both cases, neither man is dressing his age. Although it's possible to make these outfits work they just look better when key factors like environment, career, message, and age are taken into. In this article, we explain how should a man dress for his age.
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A full head of ungrayed hair and a body that stays in shape with ease goes a long way in fashion. Take it from an older guy; enjoy these while you have them. However, knowing when to experiment and when to fall back on timeless, reliable options becomes more and more important as the young man grows.
A college boy of 19 is far less likely to need a sharp-looking suit and the practice to wear it confidently than a professional man of Young men can usually wear just about any style as long as they're willing to really own it. That means no half-measures — funky, bright-colored trousers mean a mix-and-match look in the rest of the outfit; don't pair them with plain black dress shoes and a pressed white dress shirt. You'll confuse people. When you put an outfit together, you want to aim for a look that can be described in one word.
This is good advice for all ages, but especially helpful for young men, whose experimental wardrobes tend to be more varied. If you're looking like a little from each all at once, you probably need to change some items around.
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Style for 20 year old guys should be about experimenting, figuring out the kind of image you want for yourself. If you're a college student who wears khakis and a polo shirt every day, I highly encourage you to go outside your comfort zone. Play around a little. I've never met a stylish young man who didn't have a wide variety of tops and trousers to say nothing of accessories in their closet. Varying the look from day to day keeps yourself from being pigeonholed. Dress sharp one day in a tucked-in dress shirt, slacks, and a dark blazer, then switch to bright corduroys and a henley under a denim jacket the next.
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What's the difference between a guy in jeans and a hoodie versus a guy in jeans and a hoodie with a leather bracelet? This is especially important for casual outfits, which can look like classic youthful sloppiness if you're not careful. Sharp-looking accessories mean that even if the older generation doesn't like your style, they must concede that it is a style. Today's sponsor is John Henric.
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As you get out of school and into the business world, the need for conservative trousers, dress shirts, and blazers increases.
At least one actual suit becomes something of a necessity as well, for interviews, if nothing else. In many cases, these are unfamiliar articles of clothing — a good fit and attention to the basics are key to looking like a grown man rather than a schoolboy in his dad's old suit.
Ready-to-wear suits are made deliberately big. This lets stores sell them to the maximum of men but is bad news for younger, slimmer men. A loose, baggy suit jacket paired with a young face is the easiest way to look like a kid in borrowed clothes.
Whenever possible, shop for jackets and trousers at businesses that offer in-house adjustments. If necessary, take them to a tailor as well.
The fit should be closer than an older man's. Don't wear anything so tight it pinches, but avoid any loose cloth hanging off the body when the garment is properly buttoned. There's such a thing as a business-appropriate dress suit with a distinct pattern or unusual features, but on a young man, it's likely to look more like an error made in ignorance than a conscious style choice. Stick to basic styles like the two-button, single-breasted, notch-lapel business suit in a dark solid.
Leave the three-piece, padded-shoulder, peaked-lapel, pinstriped suits for men who have the gray hairs to carry them well. A young man who wears a suit and tie when everyone else is wearing sports jackets, and open collars look like he's striving to impress.
Style tips for mature men (age 55+)
A young man who wears a blazer and khakis when everyone else is in suits looks like a kid who can't be taken seriously. You're always going to be better off looking like you try too hard than looking like you don't try enough. When in doubt, wear the suit. You can always take your necktie off and tuck it in a pocket if you find yourself badly overdressed.
If you show up underdressed, there's no remedy. It doesn't happen overnight but in every man's life, there is a transition point. You go from being a man who's trying different careers, interviewing often, and experimenting with life to someone who's got a path pretty well figured out and plans to keep working at it. Fashion changes accordingly. Don't break out the walker and stairlift just yet, though.
What men want at 20, 30 and 40
Being a professional man doesn't mean it's time for high-waisted stretch pants and retirement home brochures. A little honesty also goes a long way. When your waistline starts to expand and your hairline starts to recede, change your style accordingly. Trying to wear the clothes you wore fifty pounds and a different hair color ago is unlikely to flatter you. Days and evenings off aren't entirely free time for most working men.
You never know who you're going to run into, and appearances still matter. Stocking the closet with comfortable casual clothes that actually look good — rather than relying on work jeans and T-shirts — keeps you prepared without having to work at it. Most men's default wardrobes can use a raise in standards. A pair of jeans or two is fine especially dark, fitted jeansbut you should have just as many cotton slacks and just as many wool trousers beyond that.
A variety of colors keeps you varied as well as dressy. Shirts should get the same treatment. Once you're past 30 or so, there's really no room for T-shirts outside of exercise and physical labor. It's time to show some maturity.
The majority of your casual shirts should have collars.
Your stepping-outside outfits should almost always be something that would look good if you threw a sports jacket on over them. And speaking of that, a professional man's closet needs casual jackets. Several of them.
A tapered shape is going to flatter your body, and by stepping up the formality a notch, you're showing everyone that you can afford to dress well for pleasure as well as business. Today's sponsor is John Henric — creators of high-quality, affordable, modern men's accessories. Neon orange corduroys are a young man's indulgence. As you age and settle a bit in life you'll want to tone it down a notch.
That doesn't mean you should stop wearing a variety of colors. In fact, a professional's wardrobe can still benefit from some of the best color combinations for men it keeps regular workwear from looking uniformbut the colors shouldn't be the focus of the outfit.
Casual clothing doesn't need to stick to the blues and grays of business wear. Explore shirts, jackets, and even trousers in subdued but rich colors like burgundy and forest green. Or, for a more muted look, try pastels like coral pink and sea-foam green. Either of these color palettes turns a potentially basic chinos-and-collared-shirt look into something unique.
A complex life deserves a complex look. Sports jackets over collared shirts are a good default outfit, but hardly the sum of a professional's options. Invest in turtlenecks, cardigans, henleys, vests, overcoats, and other pieces that add complexity to your upper body.
Texture also adds visual depth that gives a simple outfit a little added gravitas. Visible weaves are great in jackets and trousers, as are decorative elements in shoes and belts. You're wearing it for fun, so have some fun shapes in there. Every man can use at least one suit in the closet for interviews, weddings and business meetings. Beyond that, use your judgment and focus on buying the kinds of clothes you wear to work regularly.