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What Guys Need to Know About Buying Clothes

There is a point in the life of a man when he realizes that he’d like to look more stylish and spruce up his appearance.

For many the revelations are often then followed by another realisation:

You don’t know where to go to buy male clothing.

One of the main principles of menswear is clear that not all clothing is made equal.

Were they, we’d have as admiration for the man wearing the tight-fitting cargo pants and tank top you would for the man in the perfect three-piece suit.

The beauty lies in the details. And a majority of men quickly discover that the reason they don’t have no idea where to shop for clothes for men is that they’re not sure of what they should be looking for.

What do guys need to know about purchasing Clothes

What is it that makes certain pieces of clothing for men superior to other pieces?

What is it that sets a particular outfit apart?

What are the most effective tips to shop for men who are looking to enhance their appearance?

Over the years, I’ve been sifting through the style bibles such as GQ and Esquire and spending far more time than I would normally spend in the mall – I was able to identify five key elements men have to be aware of when shopping for clothes designed for men.

So let’s take a look at what is important and what’s not in the search for clothes that can make you appear and feel more confident.

How to shop for men’s Clothes

Five Factors that Matter The Most

How to shop for men’s Clothes

1. The most important factor (By far!) is… Fit.

When you are deciding whether you should put your hard-earned dollars into the purchase of a garment there is no such thing as being in good shape.

A sweater looks amazing on a particular person, when it fits his torso and shoulders as it complements his arms and is wrapped around his neck exactly.

The same sweater may appear sloppy on another person when it is draped over his shoulders in the dress, or if it hangs from his hips, and conceals his arms beneath several layers of clothing.

If you’re trying out a new item be sure to get the correct size before making any other judgements.

If you’re a slimmer man, you might should think about taking a smaller size from what you’re used to.

When I was an awkward child my parents would constantly buy my clothes that were just a couple sizes too big, based because they believed the idea that I’d “grow to it.”

Although I did gain weight but my proportions to me did not change. My shoulders didn’t become much larger while my arms weren’t grow much longer.

The huge sweaters I was supposed to “grow into” were still a joke on me as I grew into my 20s.

It wasn’t until I acknowledged that in some instances my size is small and not a Medium that I got started cutting a more streamlined cut.

If you’re at the opposite extreme of the scale it could be the opposite the case.

A medium that was the perfect size for you does not mean that it will always fit you perfectly at some point you might need to think about moving up to the size of a large to ensure that your clothes fit your body without putting your body in a grip that is unsustainable.

2. Picking Colors That Match You

For years, my friends (and when I say “people” I am referring to my mum) would purchase me orange or red sweatshirts and shirts.

I don’t really know the reason behind these purchases, aside from the reality that bright colors are likely to pop off the rack and draw the attention of future shoppers.

I’ve never had the courage to acknowledge that I’d have to send these unwelcome gifts to the back of my closet, or bring them back and attempt to swap them.

It’s true that there’s nothing fundamentally wrong with orange and red in terms of colors, these do not suit my skin tone.

I am able to trace my lineage to one-half Irish and one-half Italian.

In the summer I’m gorgeously tanned. In the winter months I’m quite pasty and, at all times, I’m at risk of getting my face and nose be red if I catch an illness or blow my nose to often or soak up too excessive sun.

In the end, orange and red tops only make the redness pop out in my face. This does not say “I’ve improved my lifestyle” more than “I’m close to suffering from heat stroke.”

If you’re unsure which shades will work best with your complexion, then I would suggest sticking to the traditional.

3. Designing a Style That’s Particular to You

From denim jackets lined with fur to well-fitted Hawaiian shirt There are a lot of incredible items of clothes which look amazing in the shop or on magazines like GQ but would not be flattering on me.

How can I tell? They’re not part My Personal Style Profile.

Your Personal Style Profil is the guideline for your overall style that helps you – and nobody other than you – feel at ease and confident.

It gives you a structure for all your clothes that help to ensure that your clothes will help you feel the most comfortable.

Consider: Do you know when and how you’ll wear something? Can you imagine how it will fit in with other items in your outfit?

Let me present an example.

Imagine that you’re a young businessman who works for the tech startup.

You look and feel great with skinny jeans, a snug shirt, knitties Chuck Taylors, large plastic glasses.

A Personal Style Profil falls somewhere in the middle between “modern formal” as well as “So-Cal skater.”

If this is the type of style which makes you feel confident but not confident, then you’re probably going to spend 1000 dollars on a moto jacket made of leather regardless of how amazing it looks on a fashion model (or how tempting you might be when you see it on GQ).

The great thing is, creating your personal men’s styling profile is a breeze.

4. The Right Feel

I admit that I have a weakness for the cheap button-up shirts sold at H&M for about 15 dollars.

They are so comfortable (which is, as mentioned is crucial) and come in a variety of colors that compliment my complexion.

However, when I bring it back and compare the shirt with my higher-quality more well-constructed dress shirts purchased from stores such as Banana Republic and Suitsupply, I must admit that I sometimes regret my choice.

After you have found the perfect color and fit Be aware of the your texture. What is the feel of each piece?

One of the reasons that stores like H&M are able to sell these clothing at such low prices is because they don’t invest in the fabric.

They are made of a super light synthetic fabric that is more plastic-like than cotton. It will show when I put on the shirt.

In fact, it’s so light, it’s nearly transparent. Flashing your nips isn’t an acceptable choice for a young man worried about his appearance.

In another way, it’s more like I’m dressed in a cheap Halloween outfit instead of a polished and well-constructed outfit.

While fitting and color are important take a look at the fabric the clothes you wear in addition.

The more comfortable a piece is at the point of touch, the more attractive it appears and the longer it will last if you take maintain it in a proper manner.

5. What is the best amount to spend?

It’s not an chance that the price is at the bottom of this listing.

In terms of how the cost of your clothes is There’s a general guideline to remember:

Cheap clothing is usually manufactured at a low cost If the cost isn’t enough, you should be cautious.

However the fact is an expensive price tag isn’t a guarantee of quality.

There are many brands that price their products at the upper end of the menswear market, not due to their design or fit, fabric, or construction are justified however, they would like you to believe they are.

Positioning is an important concept in sales and marketing. generally in the sense that whenever we come across something at a high price we believe there’s a reason for it, and are more likely to purchase that price without pondering it.

There are plenty of fantastic deals available on male wear that doesn’t require the buyer to fork over an arm and leg.

In the case of your local mall, retailers such as Club Monaco and Massimo Dutti are (in my opinion, at a minimum) often overpriced and don’t merit much attention.

The likes of Banana Republic, J.Crew and the Gap are all generally secure options where you can get great items at affordable costs.

At the bottom of the spectrum, stores like Old Navy are cheaper for reasons, but If you are careful, you might find amazing purchases at less than half the cost.

(For example, their exercise equipment is very affordable and is surprisingly durable.)

If you follow the rule of thumb to look out for sales whenever feasible, and think carefully about the price tag on your clothing, you will surely find clothes that allow you to upgrade your appearance without draining your budget.

Remember to keep in mind that no matter the amount you spend the devil’s in the small details.