10 fashion mistakes men should avoid

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On Wed, 7 Jun, 2023 06:00 | 3 mins read
10 fashion mistakes men should avoid
Collage of man wearing suspenders, clocks and overstuffed wallet. PHOTOS/Courtesy

Some fashion choices made by men leave many wondering what in the world they were thinking. From mismatched socks to fake brands, it’s as if the offenders are stuck in a fashion time warp. Here are a few style faux pas that men are advised to step out of.

1. Overdone accessories

Many men have the tendency to go overboard with accessories. However, this can give off the impression that you are trying too hard to appear wealthy, which is not a good look. Instead, you can achieve a stylish and classy look with a nice watch, cuffl inks, or necklace. Remember, less is more. Too many accessories can make you look silly, and a simple look with just two accessories can look more appealing. So, there’s no need to overdo it with too many accessories. Keep it simple and classy.

2. Socks with holes

One man too many have holes in their socks. Yet, they don’t want to get rid of them. If you notice a wornout area on your socks, it is time to toss them in the trash bin. You might consider socks with more padding to prevent the toes part from getting worn out faster than the rest. You won’t need to worry about holes in your socks if you get rid of old socks when it’s time.

3. Showing undershirt

We all know the importance of protecting our shirts from sweat and stains, but wearing a visible undershirt? That’s a serious style offense! Etiquette rules say that an undershirt is considered underwear and should not be visible to the world.

4. Suspenders with belt

Why would anyone wear suspenders and a belt with them? Why not wear a belt to keep your pants up? Are you going to wear suspenders to keep your pants up? Is it possible to wear both? You have to decide which one you want to wear. Suspenders are out-dated. To appear normal, a belt is a better option than putting on a lot of keeping-the-pantsup-things.

5. Sports jerseys daily

Let’s not forget that sports jerseys can be great for getting into the spirit of watching a game or showing your support at a live match. Men seem to forget to take off their jerseys after the game. You shouldn’t wear sports jerseys around the house or at work every day. Stick to regular shirts and save the jerseys for the next game.

6. Fake brands

We get it; designer brands can be expensive and often out of reach for the average person. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for a knock-off version. Buying a fake branded item is a waste of money and a serious style mistake. Instead of focusing on the brand name, choosing your clothing based on how it looks and feels, is essential. By choosing quality items that fi t well and make you feel confi dent, you’ll invest in your style rather than just trying to keep up with the latest trends.

7. Sneakers with suits

Although we can’t help, but agree with this look, there are ways to improve the overall appearance of the outfi t. Even though we might all have sneakers, that doesn’t make them look good with a suit. If you have to wear sneakers with a suit, plain white sneakers will work best. Any high-heeled shoes or bulky footwear will look absurd. This applies to black sneakers as well, although it all depends on the colour of your suit.

8. Not all glasses are cool

While sunglasses may be seen as a fashionable accessory, it’s important to remember that not all sunglasses are created equal. Some people wear sunglasses simply because they believe they look cool or stylish. Still, the wrong pair can actually have the opposite effect. While the glasses can be a helpful tool to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays, it’s best to avoid wearing them altogether if you aren’t using them for that purpose. Instead, opt for a pair that suits your face shape and personal style while providing the necessary eye protection.

9. Overstuffed wallet

We all know that guy who pulls out a more stuffed wallet than a bookshop. Not only is it unsightly, but it can also be a major inconvenience. That’s why it’s essential to streamline your wallet game. You don’t need to carry around every card and receipt you’ve ever owned. Instead, opt for a slim, stylish cardholder that can only hold the essentials. By ditching the bulky wallet, you’ll look more stylish and feel more comfortable without a big bulge in your pocket.

10. Avoid crocs

Crocs didn’t make it in fashion. They are popular with children, but not among men. Crocs are silly, and that’s all there is to it. They are not recommended. Slippers will even make you look more professional than crocs. Slippers or even bare feet will probably earn you more respect than crocs!

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