Did you know that the clothing you wear can impact how you think? If you want to think like a winner, you should dress like one.
Thankfully, dressing for success doesn’t have to be difficult. With a few key pieces and a little bit of confidence, you’ll be looking and feeling like a professional in no time.
Keep reading to find our tips for how to dress for success for men.
- Get the Right Suit
Never underestimate the power of a well-fitted suit. The key words being ‘well-fitted.’ To look your absolute best, you need to know how to wear a suit.
The chances of you finding the right one for your body shape without visiting a tailor are slim. If you want to improve your appearance and look professional at the same time, a tailor can help.
Tailors make custom adjustments to your suit so it fits your body right. They will look things like:
- how the suit lays when you’re in your natural stance
- if the shoulder lies flat
- whether the backside drapes smoothly over your behind
- how low to the ground the bottoms of the pants are
- how the jacket fits when the buttons are done up
All of these factors affect how your suit looks and feels. Let a tailor help you make it just right.
- Find the Right Accessories
Women spend a lot of time finding the perfect accessories to complement their outfits. They consider jewelry, accents for their hair, scarves, purses, and shoes. Men, on the other hand, need only a few key pieces to accentuate their style.
Never underestimate the power of a high-quality watch. A designer watch is akin to a piece of art. Choose something that’s not only aesthetic and functional, but practical as well.
A tie can make or break your outfit. The key to rocking a tie is choosing the right color and pattern that complements the rest of your attire. You also need to learn how to wear a knit tie to really pull it off.
Shoes are another indispensable accessory to splurge on. Save your trainers for when you’re at the gym and treat yourself to a pair of dress shoes. High-quality dress shoes will go with anprofefssional clothing you choose to wear.
- Take Care of Your Clothing
Don’t spend thousands of dollars on a new wardrobe only to destroy your suit the first time you wash it. If you want your new clothing to last, you need to learn how to care for it.
Use high-quality coat hangers to protect the shoulders of your shirts and suit jackets.
Aim to have your best suits dry cleaned just once or twice a year. Too much professional laundering can destroy the fibers in the fabric.
Start to Dress for Success
It doesn’t take a lot to dress for success but it can make all the difference. Be sure to invest in clothing that not only looks good, but items that make you feel good, too.
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