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50 Mistakes Dudes Make While Getting Dressed Infographic

50 MISTAKES DUDES MAKE WHILE GETTING DRESSED 2 DON'T BE GEORGE COSTANZA TYING DRESS SHOES WRONG DROP THE FLIP-FLOPS Slim down your wallet by carrying only the things you'll need for that day. You really need to carry all them business cards and numbers for take-out 24/77 A great pair of chinos can look horrible if you've got a bulgy back pocket ruining the Flip-flops anywhere but the beach, pool or college shower, really. Was this ever a good look? Just think about that sound they make when you're walking around. It's like the sound a Let's talk about the reef knot when tying your shoes, make your first knot, then slip the right loop behind the left lace, and then pull the left lace through. The result should be a flat, balanced, horizontal knot. The more truck makes to warn people it's about to back up. except this alerts the world that you're a douche. you know right? silhouette. COLOR MATCHING: KICKS & CLOTHES SPORTCOATS VS. SUIT COATS SAY NO TO BLOW The difference between a versatile sportcoat and a proper suit jacket? Color and cut. Casual blazers look great in versatile navys or grays. They'll also give you a lot more motion than you could get from your typical suit jacket. Don't focus too much on matching your sneakers and gear. It makes it look like you're trying way too hard. Worry about making sure your colors don't clash. Using a blow-dryer. What is this, 1985? Pauly Daside, no man should ever touch one of these things. They can dry your hair out too much and there's a variety of male-specific grooming products available to keep your head in check. BAD IDEA JEANS PACKED POCKETS EXTRA LONG SLEEVES Your sleek hardbottoms or sick new sneakers would look better with a pair of slimmer, straight leg jeans. We're not saying skinny jeans, but something that doesn't totally eat up your shoe. Unsightly bulges on dudes are not a good look. Slim cargo pants A shirt cuff should end at are in, but those side pockets are more decorative, not a place to hide your flask. the point where your wrist meets your palm and just barely over your watch. A tailor can fix this. Having your hands swallowed by a sleeve makes you look like you're wearing your dad's Not a good look. 12 11 10 GIVE YOUR PANTS A BREAK DRYER ABUSE COLOGNE CLOUD Get your pants hemmed. The "break" is where your pants meet your shoe. Choose a little break at the bottom or no break above the shoe. Crumpled pant legs are never a good look. Save the cuffing for jeans and girls. Overusing the dryer. Things that should never see the inside of a dryer: jeans, buttondown shirts, high- quality dress socks, and sweaters. By putting some- thing in the dryer you're technically slowly destroying a garment. It ain't worth the risk of losing your favorite COOGI Sweater, son! Don't walk into cologne mist. Spraying on your pulse points to help the scent last longer, and a spritz behind the ears goes a long way with the ladies. 14 15 CHILL ON THE LAUNDRY ACCESSORY OVERLOAD YOUR WARDROBE ON YOUR BACK Washing your clothes too much. Your suits don't need The saying that goes you should put on everything you want to wear and then remove one item. Keep the jewelry to a minimum and leave to go to the dry cleaner every week, and your shirts and pants aren't automatically dirty after one wear. Too much washing can deterio- rate the fabric, so let your nose and eyes be your guide as to whether something's truly ready for the spin cycle. multiple rings and stacks of nylon bracelets to the street style set. Go for a maximum of two. Sometimes you should probably remove more than one. No need to rock a hoodie over a flannel under a vest, under a jacket, with a hat. 18 17 16 DRESS SHIRTS ARENT CASUAL SHIRTS GYM CLOTHES OUT IN PUBLIC LEARN YOUR PATTERNS You sweat; they stink. What more do you need to know really? After a workout it shouldn't be much of a Bad pattern mash-ups. Gingham and window pane do not equal successful style. Pattern matching requires a trained eye for these sorts of things. Don't just decide to throw on two different You can tell by the length of a shirt if it was meant to be tucked. Is it hitting at the middle of hassle to at least throw on jeans, at-shirt, and a hoodie. Just think of it as burning more calories, bro. patterns willy-nilly. Start simple like with textures. Mix corduroy and denim and then go from there. your thighs? Yeah, keep it in your pants. 20 21 DITCH THE CUFFLINKS LACING SHOES EXTRA TIGHT GOING ALL THE WAY Wearing a shirt with cufflinks other than a formal affair. Why so fancy, dog? French cuffs are cool but definitely give off a dressy vibe. When worn without a jacket and in a casual context, it's more likely to say "I have no idea what l'm doing" rather than "check out my sweet cufflinks!" Way to choke your feet. Plus, it looks like your kicks' tongues are about to pop. Size down, big guy. Lacing your high-tops or boots all the way up is the footwear equivalent of buttoning the top button. Don't be that guy. Leave an eyelet or two open. 24 23 22 JEANS FOR YOUR GENES SOCKS WITH SANDALS IN THE LOOP Wearing the wrong jeans for your body type. Not everyone was made for skinny jeans. The male muffin top is something that needs to stop. Seriously, where did this come from? We want to know who's responsible for this so we can personally kick his ass. Missing a belt loop on your pants. Be sure to check after you get strapped to make sure this didn't happen to you. 25 26 27 SUNGLASSES IN THE CLUB TIGHTEN UP SIZE DOWN At least wearing sunglasses indoors will make it hard to see everyone making fun of you. Wearing loose boxers with slim fitting pants makes it looks like your jeans are throwing up excess fabric. Cop some boxer briefs. Wearing a belt to compen- sate for pants that are just too big is not a solution. Just get the waist tailored or buy a new pair. 30 29 28 PLEASE STOP THE POP LOOSE TOP; TIGHT BOTTOMS SPORTY WATCHES + FORMAL WEAR Popping your shirt collar. Just no. Don't do it. Every time you pop your collar, a Guido Angel gets its wings. Wearing loose fitting shirts with slimmer pants. Tall tees and skinny jeans will only make you look like a member of "Alvin and The Chipmunks. Overly sporty watches with more formal gear. That G-Shock is tight but do you need all those tech features at the prom? 31 32 33 BYE, BYE, 'BEATERS SHOES WISELY THE WRONG SHADES Don't wear wifebeaters as shirts. If girls don't walk the streets in bras what Technology's made performance shoes look really ugly. You think Tiger Woods bagged all those chicks wearing golf cleats with jeans? Get real. Nothing kills a cool vibe faster than horrible eyewear on an otherwise dope outfit. Unless you're training for the X Games, leave those sport shades in the case, homie. makes you think you can? 36 35 34 STUPID SKINNY BELT ETIQUETTE SHIRT POCKET SQUARES Ok, we know you like the fact that your belt buckle doubles as a bottle opener. But you're going to a funeral, not a frat party. Choose a belt carefully. Handkerchiefs in shirt Wearing your pants way too tight. Leave the boys some room to breathe, chief. If it's a struggle to button up your jeans and your fly looks like it's about to burst at the seams, consider sizing up. pockets. What's that in your pocket, square? Men look their best when it seems like they're not trying too hard. This looks like you're trying too hard. 37 38 39 OFF THE DEEP END KEEP IT UNBUTTONED CHECK YOURSELF You're rocking a deep v-neck, and have the nerve to put a blazer on. When's the magic show dude? A little subtlety goes a long way. Even if you work out like hell, it's best to leave a little to the imagination. Buttoning the bottom button on your blazer. In blazers, there's a rule that goes from top button (on three-button blazers), middle button, and bottom button. That rule is Sometimes, Always, and Never. Remember this Look in the mirror before you leave. Nothing's more embarrassing than having someone tell you that you got toothpaste residue at the corner of your mouth. And you've been at work for 4 hours already. 42 41 40 CHANGE IT UP KEEP IT UNBUTTONED, PT. 2 DON'T GET STRAPPED Buttoning all the buttons on your cardigan or vest. Whoa there, Wearing a holster for your mobile device. People don't need to see that you're strapped, dude. Keep it in your pocket, and if your pockets are full, look into getting a nice bag. Wearing the same shoes everyday is the type of thing that causes kicks to smell. Have a regular rotation and take care of your shoes, and they'll do the same in return. Urkel. Leave those last two alone. You don'4 wanna look too stuffy. 43 44 45 TOO MANY COLORS THE BAD COVER-UP THE WRONG COAT Last night's pizza party ruin the shirt you planned on wearing today? Yeah, covering it up with a cardigan may hide the stain, but it won't hide the shame. If it's 72 degrees and sunny, and you'll end up looking like an ass in a trench coat. Wear outerwear appropriate for the weather. You never want to look like a bag of Skittles. Keep things simple with pops of color and balance it out with neutrals. Crazy color- blocking will result in cockblocking. 48 47 46 KEEP YOUR HEAD IN GEAR A LITTLE TOO GROOMED COLOR MATCHING: TIES & SHIRTS Imagine a pinstripe fedora paired with a graphic tee and light jeans. Now imagine yourself in that outfit. Horrible right? Think about the versatility of your headwear. Has a girl ever come up to you and complimented your perfectly threaded eyebrows? Yeah, we didn't think so. We're all If you're still doing the monochrome shirt and tie thing, your style icon must be Regis Philbin. That's your first mistake. Mix things up for fighting against a unibrow, but don't go overboard with the tweezers dude. ba bit, we promise it won't hurt. 49 50 LOOSE PANTS; TIGHT SHIRT THE WRONG CREW You look like your life is a potato sack race, and you stay losing. Also, that tight shirt means I can see your man-nips. Gross. Rocking a crew neck T-shirt under your button- down. You know when a girl bends over and you can see her undies, and they're anties? Yeah. gran that's what you look like. Opt for a v-neck instead. BROUGHT TO YOU BY COMPLEX IOFOGRAPHIC'

50 Mistakes Dudes Make While Getting Dressed Infographic

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