This article was published on July 6th, 2020
Men entering their 30s should already have a fairly good sense of the direction they want their fashion to veer towards, attacking it in a way that speaks to their added sense of security. The fashion forward are those that diligently attempted the best (and sometimes worst) trends of the moment and now know what works best for their body type and personal tastes. This is the time to position away from the basics and to building a closet that involves a few great labels and excellent accessories that can make all the difference in your overall look. HomoCulture breaks down how to ensure that your 30s are the beginnings of a beautiful relationship with your wardrobe.
Style HQ: Essential Guide for Your 30s
Once you enter your 30s, you will be more secure in the man that you were meant to be and this new attitude should be reflected in every aspect of your life, including your sense of style. You will more than likely have more disposable income than you had in your 20s, and this is the perfect time to graduate to the next echelon of labels and looks to add to your wardrobe. This is the era where quality should take precedence over quality, with streamlining and refinement at the top of your list. Here are the guidelines that men of distinction should incorporate that will ensure a winning look.
Get Suited and Booted
Once you fully embrace being a grown ass man, you will come to the realization that suits are a cornerstone of your wardrobe. You may have already invested in a few in your 20s, but now it’s time to get serious about this aesthetic by adding some classic grey and navy suits into your wardrobe, plus throw in a few plaids and tweed styles to add versatility. When you have a few suits on hand, you can mix and match them with denim, chinos, and even a simple V-neck for informal occasions. For the best look, have an expert tailor on hand that will give your look a sharper edge.
Seize That Summer Style
In your 20s, you could easily get away with wearing sandals, cut-off shorts and a tank top for most of the summer. By the time you reach your 30s, your goal is to look more poised and put-together during the hotter months of the year. Think linen trousers, cotton shirts, and leather sandals that speak to the summer without compromising your new sense of style. With a few accessories, you are sure to impress with a refined and upscale look.
Accept Accessories into Your Life
A few accessories can easily upgrade your outfit, and all it takes are the right cufflinks, silk ties, leather bags, ties, and hats to keep you at the forefront of style. By your 30s, your shoe collection should also include high-quality Oxfords and Chelsea boots in darker hues that you can wear with a wide range of options. If you are a man that loves scents, you can get started on discovering the scents that best work with your chemistry. And how do you know that you have truly reached your 30s in style? A classic overcoat that you can rely on for any style occasion and just about any season.
If there is anything to remember during your 30s, it is to buy less but buy better as quality is what you should be striving towards at this stage of life. This is also the time to take more care about your personal grooming routine and contemplating a skincare regimen into your daily morning rituals. Your 30s are a fantastic time to be confident, chic, and comfortable in your own skin. Embrace it!