As you know, first impressions count. According to an article in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, the outward appearance and what you wear is a top factor in how you’re perceived by others. Among others are a firm handshake and a good posture. Read more
A lot of younger men ask us, how can we look older to be taken more seriously?
First of all, why do you want to look older than you are? We live in a world that seems to appreciate youth, at the same time, people judge you constantly. Youth, while mostly considerably advantageous in most cultures, can also have a connotation with impulsiveness or immaturity. Some people will also assume that you’re not as reliable and I mean all kinds of judgments, simply based on the age and the way you look. Maybe if a babyface, or just a young gent, wants to be taken more seriously and advance his career, it can also help you to get better service because you look older and chances are, you won’t be carded as easily and as often. Aside from the fact how old you actually are, the way you look, and the way you dress, are the first indicators people will see when they judge how old you are and how they will treat you.
In today’s society, youth is often idolized. Luckily, as a man having a few wrinkles and gray hair, doesn’t make you look like a grandpa, but wiser and adding a few elements to your wardrobe and the things you do will really help to make you look younger without looking foolish like a teenager. Also, looking younger can help to advance your career and remain in the workforce as the zeitgeist and many companies often is to get rid of older employees.
In our increasingly busy lives of multitasking and extended work hours, binge-watching Netflix and juggling social media accounts, it can be difficult to keep track of and remember our favorite clothing combinations. Fortunately, the same technology that addles our brains can help us manage our wardrobes.
Cashmere, like many other fine materials, is easily taken for granted in today’s globalized and commoditized world. It is generally easy to find and it is more affordable now that it has been in the past. However, this exceptional fiber is worth a deeper dive, because so much important information is obscured by the clothing industry that you need to know to be an informed consumer. Read more
Dry cleaning is a necessity if you own a closet full of elegant men’s clothing. While proper wardrobe maintenance should always be the foundation of your clothes cleaning efforts, dry cleaning has its place. The tags of your sweaters, suits, and shirts may declare that they are “dry clean only”, but what does that mean and why is it necessary? After all, frequent dry cleaning can be quite costly and that “bargain” sweater that needs to be cleaned every time you wear it ends up costing you lots of money and time. Read more