Heading out for an afternoon date with the lady and not sure what to wear? You could wear your trusty hoodie, your favorite worn-in jeans, and your go-to trainers.
After all it’s a casual occasion, right? Yet, whether you are heading out for a night on the town, or a day spent at the mall- looking the part matters.
Let me let you gents onto a little secret of mine – the Holy Grail of day date wear, if you may. When you’re putting together your outfit for a casual date with your girlfriend, you want to dress stylishly, but you should also question the comfort and functionality of your choices.
Wear Comfortable Pieces
Comfortable pieces are essential for a casual outing. Functionality is also key for a day date because afternoon plans tend to be flexible and could change on the fly, so you want to make sure you’re ready for the occasion.
Opt for a pair of pants or denim that are breathable and have a bit of stretch. A knit sweater or cardigan layered on top of a collared shirt also gives you that clean look, and could take you from a lunch date to a walk in the park.
Keep the Gym Shoes at Home
As for footwear, I’m a boot kind of guy, so I like cuffing my pants with a pair of rugged boots, but the shoes are completely up to you. As a rule of thumb: just keep the gym shoes at home.
Whatever you decide to wear- fit is key, and it will make or break your look. If slim fit pants aren’t your thing- try slim-straight, which are nearly universally flattering.
Go for Fail-Safe Colors
As for colors, you can rarely go wrong with navy and brown, which are fail-safe combos that work on most men. You’ll look like you’ve mastered the color wheel every time.
At the end of the day gents, dress in a way that makes you feel cool and confident- she’ll definitely take note.
Men, would you wear this outfit? Ladies, would you want your guy to wear it? Let us know in a comment!
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