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Mens Street Style - getting it right

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John wearing a Folk Jacket and Ralph Lauren chinos

It is a given fact that the fashion world is not exclusively to women. The fashion trend the past few years has been giving ways to make men’s clothing popular, too. A few examples are the preppy, vintage americana and street style trends. Men are also fashion enthusiasts, anticipating for the upcoming trends yearly. So if you are new to styling the way you dress yourself, it is important to become familiar with fashion trends that interest you to help you make the right choices. Thus, you will be able to make yourself more presentable whether in the office, casual or formal occasions. If you naturally have a more comfortable style why not try some salvage denim or try experimenting with heritage brands and fashion. Street style is not only about clothing but also about accessories and small touches that show off your unique sense of style.

Ralph Lauren socks
John adding a bit of colour with his pink Ralph Lauren socks and yellow Bape Watch

However, before getting yourself addicted to the latest street style clothing articles, you should have a good understanding of different outfits that suit and flatter your physical appearance and traits. Check your wardrobe and discover what kind of clothes you need. It would be good to update it every now and then with good quality and well made accessories, clothing and shoes. Your field of work and interest are some of the main contributing factors that can affect your decision making. In most cases, you dress up for work so your clothing should also be in line with your profession. It helps you showcase your personality; thus, showing to people your other dimension like confidence, sociable and sophistication. You just have to be your own fashion expert to comfortably wear clothes of your choice. You can shop at independent stores, online shops or the high street to find the look you are going for.. You may consider shopping at if you are planning on buying a lot of clothes without shelling out hundreds of pounds. It is okay to mix and match affordable yet fashionable clothing with vintage and designer wear.

mens work wear
John still likes to look on trend and smart for work

In some cases, keeping on track of the latest trends can be an expensive affair, but as I said before don't be afraid to mix things up, using new and old together for a fresh look. Also try sticking to buying what you really need the most for this month and treat it as a reward for yourself after working long hours. You can explore on different brands and style made for a specific season to have a lot of options. It is also important to know your current sizes, this making shopping far easier, especially online and there is less chance of you being disappointed of things not fitting right This is especially true for men who just point and buy clothes and jeans without taking some time to try it on. It is natural to change with the times and update your look, as long as you feel comfortable and your clothes make you feel good about yourself that is the main thing, but everyone appreciates a dapper looking man.

bicycle chic
Smart but casual

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  1. Those pink socks are hot. Your husband is hard core!!!

    1. Hi Trini

      Thanks so much for stopping by and the AMAZING comment - he will love it :)

      Laura x

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    1. Hi Megan

      Thanks so much for the sweet comment :)

      Laura x

  3. It's great to see a menswear post and such a nice one at that. My husband loves his clothes too and he is also all over the 'accent sock!' ;) x


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