Fashion Blogger Bytes

We asked some of our the most fashion-savvy female bloggers break down their favorite [and least favorite] looks for men and this is what they had to say.

Guys, you should probably take notes.


I’m a sucker for clean-cut guys. That means properly fitting (clean!) clothing and good grooming. Guys, you can’t go wrong in well-fitting dark jeans or khakis, nice shoes, and a button-down shirt. Feel free to add your own touch with a cardigan, v-neck, or sneakers. Stay away from graphic tees and jeans that cut off circulation to your ankles, and I’ll be happy!

— Maggie from Reading Glasses Shopper



My husband would wear his gym shorts, holey pocket tee, and Vans 24/7 if he had his way. I try to steer him towards classics like well-fitting jeans, a basic shirt, and shoes that match — that’s not too much to ask for, right?! I think guys look best in timeless styles — nothing too fussy or trendy. And no girls jeans, Ed Hardy, or copious amounts of jewelry : )

— Sarah from Tulle and Trinkets

Cool & Casual

Ryan Gosling StyleThe truth is, I’m not attracted to men who are really fashionable, trendy, or worried about their appearance. I prefer when a man doesn’t look like he took more time than me to get ready. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t find sweatpants and Hooters t-shirts attractive, but I don’t mind a pair of jeans and a hoodie. Effortless is sexy.

I like day and evening looks that are casual and approachable, but pulled together enough that you know he has a little hygiene.

Oh, and it doesn’t hurt if you look like Ryan Gosling.

— Megan from Feathers and Freckles

Classics & Colors


mens striped poloThis spring, have fun with colors and prints, especially when mixing a classic striped polo with a pair of plaid shorts.  Colored shorts and shoes are also a fav of mine and very European-looking. If you are uncomfortable with too much color, then add a little POW with just a jolt. Wear a standard blue and white plaid shirt with a bright pink tie. Or pair a white shirt and jeans with orange shoes. The POW makes all the difference. 

I also love a classic polo!  But change it up a bit; wear a different brand like Lacoste or Penguin, however you can never go wrong with Polo by Ralph Lauren. You just want something with a unique look.  It shows you put a little extra effort into trying something new with a classic piece.

— Alex from Small 4 Style



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