Just because Valentine’s Day has come and gone doesn’t mean you are off the hook. How to keep the love and romance going with your better half all year long? It’s question that often crosses the mind of a busy guy on the go. Lucky for you, all the staples for a great date night look are probably already in your closet. It’s just about knowing which look to sport for the special evening you have planned ahead. Below are six looks that will make you the best-dressed man in the room, regardless of the occasion.
THE DATE: FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR
THE CHALLENGE: Finding something that is great for work and play.
THE BASICS: Crisp white shirt, sport coat and jeans.
THE ACCESSORIES: Pocket square, brown belt, sunglasses and a bold colored shoe.
THE DATE: DAY TO EVENING
THE CHALLENGE: Being stylish and comfortable.
THE BASICS: Crisp dress shirt, cashmere sweater and jeans.
THE ACCESSORIES: Cotton sport coat, dark belt, sunglasses and your best looking, versatile pair of shoes.
THE DATE: LAST MINUTE, POST WORKOUT
THE CHALLENGE: Never let ’em see you sweat.
THE BASICS: Relaxed solid colored button down shirt and navy trouser.
THE ACCESSORIES: Watch, sunglasses and a sporty shoe (86 the gym bag).
THE DATE: DINNER AND DANCING
THE CHALLENGE: Getting the right, elevated casual look of Austin.
THE BASICS: Navy blue suit and a crisp dress shirt.
THE ACCESSORIES: Watch, sunglasses, matching brown shoes and belt.
ADDED TOUCH: Bold, colored pocket square.
THE DATE: THEATER AND A NIGHTCAP
THE CHALLENGE: Balancing theater classic with cocktail hipness.
THE BASICS: Dark button down shirt and gray slacks.
THE ACCESSORIES: Watch, black belt and black wing-tip shoes.
THE DATE: FORMAL SEATED DINNER OR WEDDING
THE CHALLENGE: Reflecting your style in a dressier occasion, like a wedding.
THE BASICS: Dark gray suit, thin black tie and a crisp dress shirt.
THE ACCESSORIES: Pocket square, watch with matching black belt/shoes.
ADDED TOUCH: French-cuffed shirt and cuff links.