A high percentage of men find clothes shopping difficult. Why this is, nobody’s really sure. Some men just don’t like shopping, while others haven’t really pinpointed their personal style yet. These tips will help you to make clothes shopping 10x easier. Enjoy!
Pinpoint Your Personal Style First
Before you go shopping, pinpoint your personal style first. If you don’t know what kind of clothes you’re expecting to buy, how can you be sure the things you buy will be worthwhile investments? You need to buy things you can wear over and over. Things that will go with all of your other clothes. Things that you feel really show off your personality and describe you. Once you’ve pinpointed your personal style, you can do that so much easier. Try to think of words to describe your look and personality and go from there. You can also make Pinterest boards full of styles you admire and see if that helps you to pick outfits you like. You can pick out any recurring trends or themes and see how you go.
Make a List of What You Want
Instead of going shopping blindly with no idea of what you’re looking for, make a list of what you want. This will keep you focused as you make your way around. You shouldn’t end up going home with something you already have this way.
Make a List of What You Have
Instead of making a list of what you want, make a list of what you have. Look in your wardrobe, and make a list of your most worn, loved items. You can then pick items to wear with those items, and you should be well on your way to creating a wardrobe that you get the most out of.
Get a Professional Stylist to Help
Having a professional stylist help you doesn’t need to be difficult or cost a fortune. You can even find an online personal stylist if you think that will be more suited to you. Some stores even have stylists on hand to help you pick out clothes and style things for free.
Take a Woman
Feel you need a feminine opinion on your outfits? Want somebody with a natural flair for style? Take a woman shopping with you! She’ll likely be more than happy to help. Whether it’s your sister, girlfriend, or just a friend, explain you need somebody to help you put some outfits together. Ladies usually love challenges like this!
If you use the tips in this guide, you’ll find shopping for clothes so much easier. You’ll know what kind of styles you’re looking for, what things you need, and hopefully you’ll buy things that you can wear again and again. The more you hone your personal style and practice, the better you’ll get at shopping and putting your own outfits together. Just because it’s not something that comes naturally to you, doesn’t mean you can’t learn how to do it eventually. Have fun and thanks for reading!