Tons of magazines and websites regularly bombard us with information about clothes for women and how to select the right types of dresses and so on, but few of these address issues about fashion for men. This does not mean that men don’t have much to think about when it comes to choosing clothes.
In fact, there are several factors that have to be considered in selecting clothes for men, the most important of which is getting the right fit. There are several great-looking high-end clothes sold in boutiques all over the country, but even these won’t look good on you if they don’t fit your body perfectly.
On the other hand, if you find a discount pair of pants or shirt that fits just right, it can make you look much better than if you wear an ill-fitting designer outfit. To determine whether a particular item of clothing is the perfect fit, it should be able to highlight the best parts of your body while hiding your figure flaws at the same time.
There are also other things to consider besides the actual fit and cut of the garment. Prints and patterns also play a huge role in enhancing your image. For instance, heavier men should definitely stay away from wearing shirts with horizontal stripes because they tend to make your stomach look much bigger than it actually is. Vertical stripes on the other hand, are quite slimming and make you look taller as well.
When you need to attend a formal event, you can still look slim by wearing pinstriped suits or pants. If you combine this with a black silk shirt underneath, you can enhance the illusion of a smaller frame while exuding an aura of class and elegance as well. There are also several types of casual clothing that can also make you look slimmer. For instance, you can try pairing a dark corduroy pants or black jeans with a dark-colored button-down shirt or a plain t-shirt.
If you want to keep attention away from a rather considerable behind, you should avoid wearing double-vented jackets that have slits on the back. These will further highlight the size of your buttocks. Instead, you must go for single-vented jackets or those that have no vents.
Many overweight men make the mistake of buying clothes that are one or two sizes bigger, believing that the loose fit will hide their excess weight. However, these large clothes only make you look much bulkier than you actually are.
The other common mistake is to buy clothes that are too small, in an effort to constrict their flab and reduce their frame. Instead, this only makes it much easier to pinpoint where your fats are and they can even make you feel uncomfortable after some time. The best thing you can do is to make sure the clothes you buy fit your frame perfectly, and use patterns and colors strategically to conceal your bulges and emphasize your assets.