Whether you’re building a new wardrobe or just looking to round out your closet, it’s important to have all the basics. Here are a few essentials for the fashionable male.
Every man needs at least one good suit. The type you buy, however, will depend on your personal budget and style. Are you a fan of the classics? Look for a dark three-piece suit. Young and bold? Look for pinstriped or houndstooth designs.
A sturdy pair of jeans will last for years, so don’t be afraid to splurge and buy one of high quality. If you’re anything like the average man, you’ll be wearing them a lot.
3: Utility Jacket
These military-inspired jackets will bring an edge to any outfit, sending a message of confidence, masculine and vitality. Pair them with those jeans you just bought and you’ll be attracting women for miles.
A must-have for the working professional, even hipsters will eventually have need of dress shoes, whether it’s for a wedding, funeral, family reunion or job interview. Start with a black pair first, the most traditional.
5: Cargo Pants
Neat enough for the office, yet casual enough for everyday wear, a good cargo pants will serve you through a variety of events and occasions.
Blazers are one of the great secrets of men’s fashion. Everyone knows about them, of course, but few realize just how versatile they really are: You can wear them to complement an expensive, stylish outfit or you can use them to “class up” a more casual one.