How to: stylish guy without being flamboyant

Every girl loves a sharply-dressed and stylish guy. Some good stores for guys to shop at are: L.L. Bean, J.Crew, Banana Republic, H&M, Target, Levi’s Jeans, Urban Outfitters, Gap, and Old Navy. Below I’ve provided several outfit ideas with detailed descriptions and suggestions for where to acquire some of these much-needed clothing items: 

You know this guy is really cool as soon as you see him. He simply took a gray fitted hoody (notice that fitted hoodys look great and really cool on both guys and girls) and complimented it with my favorite colored pants for men, which have just a touch of sag to them, and clean white kicks. Owning a pair of white kicks is an excellent idea, for they go with everything and spice up a dull colored outfit.

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caramel pants: http://www.jcrew.com/mens_category/pants/brokeninchinos/PRDOVR~11251/11251.jsp

white sneakers: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=26258459&color=010&cm_mmc=SEM-_-Google-_-PLA-_-55042001224adwords_labelsM_SHOES_SNEAKERS&device=c&network=g&matchtype=&gclid=CKWtnpKP1rsCFYlAMgod9BUAPQ

Girls: you may recognize this pretty face from Vampire Diaries, but guys, take a look at this great outfit. Striped shirts of any kind are a must have in your closet, they are snazzy and absolutely delightful, plus girls love stripes on guys. Over the striped shirt he wears a white cardigan. Now I admit that a cardigan may be a difficult piece for a regular guy to pull off, but it really completes his outfit and gives a look of comfort. But of course the best item from this outfit is the combat boots…um hot. High five to the stylist. You can team combat boots up with formal attire or a simple jeans and T-shirt look. The best way to wear them is by tucking in your jeans into your boots. But avoid overly saggy or buggy jeans.

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white knit zip cardigan: http://bananarepublic.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=28666&vid=1&pid=932936002

striped tee: http://www.hanes.com/clothing/sale-34058–1/65-percent-off-and-above/-24152–1?d1=SEARCHH&cm_mmc=Google-_-PLA-_-NA-_-NA&ef_id=UgkOFAAABaCtRimw:20131229190210:s

black combat boots: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005EVYP2E/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B005EVYP2E&linkCode=as2&tag=combatboots00-20

Bring out your inner hipster with this kind of an outfit. Who knows, maybe it’ll be your thing? This gentleman wears a washed-down tribal print button down with rolled-up sleeves. Since the shirt is rather large, he paired it with skinny jeans. If skinny jeans are out of your comfort zone, then you can try fitted pants. Fitted pants are the balance between skinny or and saggy. If you are having a bad hair day, a beanie would be perfect to hid that hair, but it also looks great in general, and with almost any casual outfit. To avoid looking cheap and rugged, he wore nice boat shoes.

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brown boat shoe: http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/sebago-docksides-suede-boat-shoe/3179535?origin=category-personalizedsort&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=&resultback=1562&cm_sp=personalizedsort-_-browseresults-_-1_4_B

tribal 80’s print sweater: http://ragstock.com/shop/mens-80s-sweaters/mens-80s-sweater-435/

beanie: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=16265969&parentid=M_ACC_HATS

Those are sweat pants but they’re not! You gotta love those pants. He matched a long sleeve black shirt with a white shirt under it and really sweet black and white shoes. Wonderful.

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black and white vans: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=26258038&parentid=MENS_SHOES

long sleeve black shirt: http://gildanonline.com/index.php/all-mens/t-shirts/long-sleeve-men-s-t-shirt

I always say that layering is really important. One of the easiest layers you could do is take a collared long sleeve and slip it under a sweater one or two times bigger. The collared shirt can be a different pattern or color, experiment!

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collared shirt: http://bananarepublic.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=56730&vid=1&pid=932799002

navy sweater: http://bananarepublic.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=28663&vid=1&pid=932633012

brown boots: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=20984233&parentid=MENS_SHOES

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That about covers it! Good luck!

Thanks for reading!!

~Miri xx

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How to: stylish guy without being flamboyant

His Fashion

I am doing this post for all my guy friends-

Let me start off by talking about my favorite trends for guys.

  • Striped Shirt (because I LOVE stripes)

Okay all this look requires is a striped long sleeved or short sleeved shirt with camel, black, or white pants, a simple belt, and cool sneakers. Or wear your striped shirt under a black leather jacket with dark jeans.

Take risks, like the guy below wore his simple shirt with green pants. The red stripe complements the green and it looks really hip and edgy. So try wearing a different shade of pants rather then your usual jeans!

Also it you can never go wrong with layers! So layer, layer, LAYER! For example, take your simple striped oxford shirt and wear it under your comfy sweater.

I love what the guy above did. He took a simple colored shirt and flipped the collar up under a maroon/purple(ish) colored shirt, and finished the look with a jean jacket. You may be surprised with how cool your layers can look. Also, never forget your sunglasses when you go outside!!

  • Or simply take a collared shirt and wear it under a long sleeved shirt or blazer. Blazers always suit guys really well, but only wear them to special occasions.

I know you are not huge fans of these singers, (believe me I am not either) but take it from them, they know what they are doing! They are great trend setters for guys. Harry’s look is my favorite, and I am sure many of you agree with me. The black leather pants add edge and casualness to the bow tie that he wore with the pink shirt and gray cardigan. Notice how he flipped the ends of the sleeves up and over the cardigan. This is really stylish right now for both women and men.

  • Just because you are a guy doesn’t mean you can’t wear pink!! Girls find the color pink on guys really attractive, and pink is a wonderful preppy color! Just wear a leather vest or jacket with it, to add some male flare. Only a real man can wear pink, as many ladies say!

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Some DO NOT”S-

  • Don’t wear Flip flops & socks. 
  • Don’t wear  anything with “Old Navy” written on it, it just looks cheap and silly! Not stylish;)
  • Can I just add don’t EVER use hair gel!
  • Unless you are a model on a runway or going to the gym just don’t wear these horrid sports pants with the stripes on the side and that are like shiny or red in public.
  • I know you love that sweatshirt, but try to wear it less…okay;)?

This is cool:

This is not:

  • Don’t Sag. I don’t want to see your sponge bob boxers, no matter how cool you think they are. And you can’t walk anyway right?! Just pull your pants up!
Fail!

Some more inspiration:

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To my wonderful followers: I really appreciate all of your support through out the past year!! Thank you so much, I love you guys ❤

~Miri xo

His Fashion