How to Suit Up | Men’s Fashion Tips

How to Suit Up | Men’s Fashion Tips

Ppeople always ask me questions about the suits that I’m wearing and I want to take the time out to make a video dedicated to just that picking out the perfect suit and dressing it up to perfection first things first bit is king doesn’t matter what brand you’re wearing it doesn’t matter how much you’ve spent on your suit if it doesn’t fit it’s a bad suit.

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I see a lot of guys getting a suit that’s one size too big and the result of that is that the shoulders of the suit flop over your natural shoulders you get this dent and easy way to check if the suit shoulder fits you right is to go up against the wall your suit should make contact with the wall first followed by your shoulder if there’s any bunching of fabric in between that your suit is too big if your shoulder hits the wall first before the fabric of the suit the suit is too tight it’s important that you’re able to comfortably cross your arms without tearing the fabric across your back moving on down the suit you want to make sure that the fin at the stomach is right to the way you check that is you button the top button of the suit and slide your hand in between that button if your hand feels too tight in that area it’s possible that your suit is too small or if there’s way too much room in there your suit is likely too big the fabric of the jacket should drape the natural contour of your arms without bunching up being too tight or loose the length of the sleeve is also crucial you want to be comfortable showing at least a quarter to half an inch of your shirt below your suit this is one of those alterations that needs to be done by an tailor because anatomically we’re all different we’re not symmetrical one arm can be longer than the other it’s been debated how long your suit should be and really there’s a simple answer to this you want your suit to fall somewhere between your wrist and the middle of your thumb but most importantly it has to cover your bottom so we talked about the jacket of the suit now let’s talk about the pants first you want to make sure that the waist of the pants fits you properly how do you find your natural waist well take three fingers and place them right below your belly button and that’s your natural waist that’s where your soup an should fit these are jeans these aren’t sweat pants so don’t let them sink too low your suit span should fit comfortably without the need for a belt in fact the best quality suit pants are made without belt loops they’re made with little hinges and attachments on the side to make small changes in case you gay – powder – the suit fabric should naturally drape the contour of your legs without being too loose or snug now let’s talk about the length of the pants there is some flexibility in deciding how you want the hem of your pants to look you can go for no break half break or a full break I think the perfect look falls somewhere between a half break or no break at all because when you go for a full break you get that ugly crease in your shins and doesn’t make the suit look flattering now let’s talk about the details which can really bring your personality to light starting from top to bottom let’s look at the lapels three most popular variations of the lapel is the notch lapel which is that classic one you see on most suits then you have the peak lapel which is the one I’m wearing now a little bit more formal a little bit more flashy and then you have the shawl collar which is something that you see traditionally and more formal events like award shows or galas but throw all those rules out the window if you feel like one of those lapels matches your personality or you look best don’t be afraid to try it give it a go and see if it works with your outfit let’s talk about the buttons of a suit we’re gonna be talking about single breasted suits only leaving a double-breasted suits behind the most important part to remember is do not button the bottom button that’s like a tongue twister but seriously don’t button the bottom button I recommend going with the two buttons it’s classic it works on all styles you can wear it to a formal event you can make it less formal by dressing it down with some jeans good quality suits have functioning or working buttons believe it or not functioning buttons have a medical history it used to be called surgeon’s buttons because when surgeons have to run to the operating room they would unbutton their sleeves roll them up and go to work it’s true a part of the suit that you probably never paid attention to before is the vents it’s the back side of your suit but it’s equally as important as all the other details suits have three options you can go for four the vents you have no vent you have the single vent down the middle or you have the double vent on the sides I strongly recommend going for the double vent because when you sit down the flap in the middle actually covers your bottom and doesn’t make you look like a fool go with a flat front pan no pleats please no pleats the last detail of a suit that you can work on is either getting a cuff or no cuff at the bottom of your pant leg really the choice here is yours now let’s talk the color and fabric of suits if you’re getting your first suit you should definitely get a suit that’s gonna be multi-purpose that you can wear to weddings that you can wear to events that you can wear to work and a navy suit for that fits all occasions if you already have a few suits and you’re looking to buy more there’s two things that you should really focus on that’s your skin tone and the season if it’s winter you want to go for something heavier like a wool or even a corduroy if it’s summer you want to go for light fabrics like cotton linen or even a very thin fine wool when talking about color for the summer you want bright colors that pop and make a statement but for the winter in the fall you want brown tones Navy tones dark tones it just generally looks good with the light of that season underneath your suit I believe there’s only two options that you could really go for that’s a t-shirt or a dress shirt wearing a t-shirt is a great way to dress down the suit and making it a little bit less formal but still looking very well dressed the type of t-shirt I’d normally go for is either a white or black v-neck tee it keeps the lines of the suit looking very crisp it doesn’t take away from the suit but still allows you to look very well-dressed very proper and very sure make sure that it’s a slim fit t-shirt there’s not too much fabric bunching up down the middle and also that it’s not too long you don’t want your shirt to be longer than your suit that just makes it look messy dress shirts let’s not get too complicated here you want a shirt that fits really well snug but not causing any kind of creasing no pulling on the buttons most importantly you want a shirt that’s long enough so it stays neatly tucked into your pants all day you want to get a semi spread collar it’s the collar that works with pretty much anything tie or no tie avoid getting a collar that buttons down doesn’t look good with the suit just go for the classic two button barrel cuff no need for French cuffs no need for cufflinks right now start off by getting a quality collection of basic shirts first and then you can start exploring and finding out what works for you what do I think about on their shirts I don’t think you need them get rid of them they never look good they make your midsection look heavy and some people say that it prevents the sweat stains from going onto the dress shirt but that doesn’t happen in fact I think they make you more hot more sweaty there’s no benefit to an undershirt ties make sure that when you’re wearing a tie it doesn’t go past your belt and it doesn’t sit too high up on your torso because it’s gonna make you look back also when selecting the color of your tie make sure it fits the color palette of your suit and your dress shirt I also opted for a tie book not only do I think it looks great but it also keeps a tie in the same place all day without falling to either side what’s the deal with pocket squares well I think pocket squares are great they allow you to show more personality add more color to your wardrobe a lot of people think that your pocket square needs to match your tie or your dresser perfectly but that’s not true it can do that perfect little accent of color that you don’t expect but again it should stay in the same color palette that your tie suit and dress shirt earning but there are a million ways to fold your pocket square but I like to keep it simple as I do with most things so I either go for the conservative square or if I’m feeling very fashionable I’ll go for the four-point look it’s time to figure out what kind of socks to wear here’s a place for you to show even more personality and get some crazy colored socks you really only should be seeing your socks when you’re seated so it’s okay to get a really flashy color here for me because I have big calves if I wear regular socks they’ll cause the fabric of my suit to bunch up but it won’t look great I wear super low no-show socks also if you’re gonna be wearing the loafer don’t be afraid to go sockless especially in the summer you can tell a lot about a man by looking at his shoes as long as they match the color palette of your suit and their great quality you’ll be all set fashion has no boundaries there’s really no limit to your creativity these are simply my rules that I think can help you look your best

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10 Wardrobe ESSENTIALS You ACTUALLY Need

We’re gonna be talking about 10 wardrobe essentials that you actually need I’ve been wanting to do this video for so long it’s going to be so transforming guys.

I’m going to show you 10 things and each piece is going to build upon each other and you’re going to see how much you can really do with only 10 things and I do want to say a big thank you to Walmart for working with me and collaborating with me on this video guys Walmart has stepped up their game their quality and their fashion sense and style really has dramatically improved recently even even recently it worked one of my friends came to work and I was like oh my gosh I love your shirt where did you get it and she’s like Walmart it was like 15 bucks I’m like I’m working with them soon so anyway all of these things are very very affordable but really good quality and as you can see you’re gonna be able to do a lot with these 10 things and guys yes I know this is distracting I burnt myself with a curling iron it looks like a hickey on my arm but no it is now a scar that’s probably going to remain there for a long time anyway I’m sorry but let’s get started with this video and see you guys I’m already doing a little transforming trick really wasn’t part of the video um but I’ve decided that for this look I actually want to tuck in this shirt so I don’t think I said this in my intro.

I’m gonna get I’m gonna get the first thing I’m back it’s a basic t-shirt which guys I know I’ve talked about this on my channel before but this is a good one it’s buy time and true it’s probably my favorite brand at Walmart so just FYI about that but this guy’s it is so basic but it’s so good you can seriously dress this up you can dress it down you can do so much with a basic white t-shirt I highly recommend the v-neck but yeah white you can omit in a lot of colors but white if I had to pick because we’re only doing ten things white is the way to go so this is the first thing and like I said we’re gonna kind of build upon everything the next thing I can’t really hold up because I’m wearing it I don’t know if that was good planning or bad planning but it’s these dark wash jeans so if you don’t listen to anything else in this video listen to this these jeans are by Sofia Vergara you know her I like her anyway she has a denim line at Walmart guys it is so good I have several pairs of her jeans there these were $22 okay they are basic dark wash jeans they she has some other styles that are kind of like more jazzed up but these are basic dark wash jeans perfect for your wardrobe clearly I like to have a decent amount of denim selection but I would say if I had to narrow down to only one type I would go the dark wash because again you can dress it up you can dress it down and this is such a perfect option these feel so good and I cannot believe they are only $22 so just like check her out I love these jeans and yeah let’s just let’s keep going this next category involves dressy shoes and I’m technically showing you two different things which means I have 11 items total for this video so I apologize for my bad math anyway so you need a good pair of classic black pumps that are comfortable and guys that’s the key these literally the name of them is city classified comfort it feels like you’re walking on a cloud the heel isn’t too high I really recommend these if you’re on your feet a lot they they’re really comfortable now these on the other hand they’re tangled they are beige and I think every girl woman everybody out there that likes to wear heels needs a good pair of nude beige e open-toed heels again the story of this entire video is to be able to wear them that they match a lot of different things and you can dress them up and you can dress them down okay so we’re just gonna get the shoes out of the way because I feel like that’s kind of the foundation a little literally the foundation of your outfit it’s what you’re walking in so guys these flats oh my gosh I feel like they’re the star of this video this these these flats are probably my favorite thing of everything they are freaking gorgeous are they not they are pointy toe flats that’s like that’s me too it’s he they have like this blingy thing at the at the top they are so affordable they’re so comfortable – definitely true to size I just love them the color is perfect – so these are just a perfect perfect example of a flat that is comfortable it can be casual but it can totally be dressed up as well so highly recommend these but but let’s let’s let’s go to the next pair of shoes too and then we’ll be done with shoes sneakers so these are a classic pair of white sneakers and they’re just so classic and again I know they’re blending in but don’t be scared don’t be scared of the white guys get a magic eraser it does wonders you can also get it at Walmart anyway I feel like these are just great to have I have a pair of Gucci white sneakers that I am so anal about and I I spent a lot of money on them but these these emulate that same exact look as time goes on if these get marks or scuffed or dirty and you want to replace them it’s not that big of a deal but sometimes you just want to be casual you want to throw them on and be comfortable and these are so nice they’re very plain which I really like but they do have a little flare in the back with this silver but they’re so comfortable and so so stylish I really really love these alright guys so work we’re starting to get somewhere I can’t do an essentials video without including a black blazer this is a great blazer everybody needs a blazer in their wardrobe I just I love them so much I wear them so often I wear them multiple times a week with t-shirts with dressy tops with jeans with dress pants literally anything and if you are starting out with your blazer selection and get a black one because that’s that’s what you can do at the very most so this is a great great option very very affordable it fits well it feels good and if you have cats you might need a lint roller as well I mean that’s that’s just with black basically anything black okay so it really wasn’t gonna talk about this next but since we just covered the black thing I figured I’d just transition into the black pants segment so anyway you need a good pair of black pants but I recommend black jeans because they can pass as jeans but then also dress pants it’s great it’s magic so I really really love these pants there by Jordache they fit really well they’re stretchy they’re they’re kind of skinny and I love them with heels I love them with flats I love them to be dressy or they could just be a good pair of jeans the next essential that you need is what I am wearing and it is this white butt that blouse so we are covered with the white t-shirt very very casual but we do need a top that is a little bit more dressy but still very very flexible you can you can do a lot with it so at the beginning of this video I had it completely untucked that was great you can obviously tuck the whole thing in completely changes it you could tuck one side in you could wear if the black blazer or you could wear it with just a pair of jeans and some flats you can do so much with it the possibilities are endless this is definitely an essential that’s that that you should have I like the short sleeves too we who go long-sleeve but we’re in summer so I do the short sleeve we’re getting to the end people but we’re not there yet so next we have a good long cardigan I guys cardigans are amazing everybody loves cardigans this is a great option super super comfortable flowy nice but that’s the thing I think I just really like them to be a little bit longer so this is great you can obviously get it in several colors but I think either gray or beige is probably the best way to go if you are trying to kind of do like a capsule wardrobe like essentials for your closet so I love this and and this is a layering piece so here we are starting to see that we’ve built the foundation now we’re just adding on some additional layering pieces to really pull everything together and make it look like a total outfit we are here this is the tenth piece and it is a denim jacket you guys know hopefully you know that I love a denim jacket this is by Levi’s you can’t go wrong with a denim jacket by Levi’s this is so good I like the wash it’s very classic I love denim on denim but this is again just a great layering piece to just have you just grab it.

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It literally works with basically anything and again it pulls the whole outfit together it’s kind of the third piece to the outfit that you don’t necessarily need but it just makes everything better

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