Nothing against the man who can go his whole life without packing his own lunch or picking out his own outfit. For all we know, he’s an astronaut who spends his spare time getting clean water to remote mountain villages. And no shade need be thrown at the bro who spent the entirety of his middle school allowance on JNCOs back in 1997 and has rolled with that ever since. If his knees and his denim are still holding up, we can admire the commitment.
We’re talking to the kinds of guys who anxiously fussed about prepping for a job interview all morning, only to realize later that evening that they missed a belt loop, a buttonhole and a spot shaving. The guys who honestly aren’t that into Thomas the Tank Engine anymore, but don’t know how to move on from locomotive-themed pajamas. Trains are sweet, but because the way they look communicates so much to their colleagues and even affects the way they think about themselves, they’re scrambling to dress like a grown man. Here’s a list of style tips for guys who want to look like men.