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Again, try out some different styles. If you have longer hair, you can try pulling it back into a ponytail, styling it so that it lands in front of your face, or combing back and tying up just the top section. Deal with balding optional. If you're balding, it might be best to cut or shave your hair short, so that the difference between the two areas is less noticeable. Be sure to wash your hair right after exercising, as failing to do so is said to accelerate balding, and give yourself a nice scalp massage every time you shower.
Yes, every single morning! Even when dressing casually for an ordinary day, don't just throw on whatever you have lying around. Select clothes that match and that suit what you'll be doing.
Shop with a friend. When buying clothes, you probably can't tell what looks good on you - not least because you can't see all of yourself in a mirror. Also, what looks good on some celebrity or male model in a photograph may not suit you! So get a friend who dresses well and knows about fashion to come with you when you shop.
Wear clothes that fit well. Cheap clothes that fit look much better than expensive clothes that don't! Try on every item before buying it - and ask your friend to check you out from all angles! Don't rely on marked sizes - they are only a rough guide. In general, the bottom of your pants trousers should touch your shoes, long-sleeved shirts should cover your wrists, and the bottom of your shirt should hit your hips. Even underwear must fit well!
Be prepared to try on several items for each one you end up buying. If a store doesn't have something that looks great on you, go somewhere else - don't just settle for something that looks OK. Don't buy clothes online - you won't have tried them on first, so they are unlikely to fit well. Also, without trying them you won't know whether they will look good on you even if they look good on the model in the photo! Don't try to hide your body. Whether you're embarrassed about being too large or too skinny, trying to cover it up with baggy clothing only makes you look worse.
You don't have to wear clothing that's completely form-fitting, but it shouldn't sag or leave too much space. If you can't wear sizes off the rack, find an inexpensive seamstress or tailor. Maybe you have thin hips but long legs, and you can't find a pair of jeans that accommodates both.
Buy clothing that's slightly larger than you need, and find someone to take it in so that it fits your measurements. Most dry cleaning businesses will do alterations for a fair price. Get rid of old clothes. You might love that old T-shirt from high school, but it probably doesn't fit well anymore.
Clothes and your body change size and shape over time. Even if they still fit, clothes that are more than two or three years old are probably starting to look tired or out of fashion.
Know how to highlight your best features. Here's a basic rule of getting dressed: For instance, if you like your shoulders but you're not as fond of your legs, you might try wearing dark-wash jeans and a light-colored T-shirt.
Figure out which colors look good on you. The right color will make your skin look awesome, while the wrong one can make it look washed out and sallow. Again, ask advice from a friend! Here are some basic tests to try: Determine whether you look better in white or off-white. Try holding a stark white shirt up to your face, then an off-white shirt. If you're like most people, you'll look notably better next to one or the other.
Once you figure it out, stick to what works. Determine whether you look better in black or brown. This one isn't as clear-cut as white, but some people look notably better in black over brown, and vice versa. When you settle on one, don't mix the colors — for instance, don't wear brown shoes and a brown belt with black dress trousers. Wear black shoes, black pants, and a black belt, or all brown. Try to figure out if you prefer "warm" or "cool" colors. Cool colors are generally based on blues, purples, dark greens, and blue-based reds, while warm colors are based on yellows, oranges, browns, and yellow-based reds.
An easy way to figure this out is to find something that's blue-red, and something that's yellow-red, and hold them up to your face. Which one looks better with your skin tone? If you need more help determining warm and cool colors, search online for a color wheel that demonstrates this. Stock your wardrobe with timeless basics. These pieces shouldn't fall out of style too quickly, and they should be made of quality materials that will last a few years. Pick up items such as solid-color polo shirts, solid or plaid button-up shirts, dark blue jeans, plain white and black T-shirts without advertisements or graphic designs , a solid-color blazer, dark dress trousers, a dark and well-fitting jacket, lace-up dress shoes, and white sneakers.
You'll always be able to put together a presentable outfit from these pieces. Some items of clothing can stand to go through several wears before they're dirty such as jeans or jackets , but shirts, underwear, and socks can only stand one wear before they need to be washed. Set up a regular schedule for doing laundry so that you don't spend the morning scrambling for something clean. When laundering shirts and pants trousers , tumble dry them until still slightly damp, then hang them on hangers or you can lay pants flat until they are dry.
This will reduce creasing. Preferably iron clothes too, before they are fully dry. Even jeans are better ironed. Store clothes other than underwear hanging or neatly folded, so they don't crease. It might seem irrelevant, but standing up straight makes you seem confident and in control, which people do find attractive.
Proper posture can also make you appear taller. Keep your shoulders squared, your spine straight, and try to center your hips over your feet. Walk with confidence and don't drag your feet or shuffle. Also, don't stare at the ground, and putting your hands in your pockets can make you look shy or nervous.
Offering someone a genuine smile is one of the easiest things you can do to seem instantly appealing. Practice smiling often, and try to get into a frame of mind where your grin is easy to trigger. Develop a warm sense of humor. Find joy and laughter in the ridiculous aspects of life, and don't be afraid to point this out to other people.
Try to keep your jokes free of references to bodily functions, sex acts, or disparaging other groups of people. When you're talking to someone especially someone you like , demonstrate that you're interested and paying attention by making consistent eye contact. Use eye contact to flirt. Throw several glances at someone sitting near you or across the room until he or she catches you.
Maintain eye contact for a second, smile and look away. You don't have to be a stuffed shirt to show basic care and consideration for other people. Say "please," "thank you," and "excuse me," and show courtesy by holding doors open for people walking behind you.
Be respectful of other people. Don't tear down other people's beliefs, and don't be unnecessarily rude to them. If someone tries to start a confrontation with you, walk away calmly — this illustrates that you won't sink to the other person's level.
Don't swear or make crude comments in public. It's fine to let your hair down a little bit around your guy friends or your family, but avoid talking this way around people you don't know well. Know how to carry a conversation. Being a competent conversationalist can help people feel more at ease and relaxed around you. Know how to casually inquire about how someone is doing, and let that lead into other topics of conversation. Ask open-ended questions for example, instead of saying "Do you have any plans this weekend?
To sharpen your conversational skills, try striking up a chat with a stranger next time you're waiting around in public, such as at a bus stop or in line at the grocery store. If you can get a genuine smile and a few lines of conversation out of the other person, you're doing well. Speak clearly and carefully. When you talk to other people, try not to mumble or rush your words. Also, try to avoid speaking "ghetto" or with too much slang; many people find it unattractive when you do.
Form full sentences, and avoid opening your mouth before you've really thought about what you're going to say — it will save you a lot of potential embarrassment. Sticking to a healthy diet can help you avoid bad breath and pungent body odor, as well as keeping you healthy and trim. Try incorporating some of these guidelines into your diet: Avoid junk food and items that are high in sugar, it can cause problems for your skin and make you look older.
These treats are fine every once in a while, but they shouldn't be an everyday thing. Try to limit modest amounts of soda, beer, candy bars, potato chips and other junky items to one "cheat" day per week. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
You've heard it a hundred times, but eating plenty of raw fruits and vegetables is vital to a healthy diet. Consider trying to eat fresh fruit such as apples, oranges, and pears as a snack, and try to eat at least one vegetable at both lunch and dinner.
Learn to prepare food. Start with simple things - boil eggs, make sandwiches and salads, cook burgers and steaks, heat frozen veggies, boil rice and pasta. It will save you money, improve your health and impress people! Consistent physical activity can not only help your body look more attractive, but it also lifts your mood and keeps you from getting sick as often.
Set up a plan that works for you, and stick to it. Here are some suggestions to get you started: Do basic stretches, sit-ups, push-ups, and other exercises every other day. Stay consistent with the number of repetitions. Then, as your muscles improve, increase the number of repetitions you do and you will see results. Try different weightlifting plans.
Try to do as much as you can, but don't overextend yourself, and give your muscles rest days to heal and build muscle. Working out every day may actually be bad for you! However, don't be afraid of becoming way too buff. Bodybuilders in magazines look that huge because lifting weights is the only thing they do for a living. It won't happen to you. Weighted pull ups and dips can be great accessories to these.
If you need more chest work, consider doing Incline Press. If you would rather do more explosive workouts, consider Power Clean, Push-press. If you have a membership, great, use the bar primarily, and use machines such as lat pull downs to supplement. Walk, jog, ride your bicycle, or run for 30 minutes or for a mile or two as well if you ride a bike, run, jog, or walk to school or work, then you can get well-exercised just walking, jogging, running, or riding your bike; this works on your stomach, legs, and back.
It will help your body system to be more flexible and more upcoming to objectives. It can bring out your skin and make it look nicer throughout the day. Just make sure to take a shower after as well. Sometimes as you work out throughout the day you sweat.
All that sweat would not smell nice. Taking a shower after a period of sweating to get fully clean would stop the odor. For some people, nothing is more attractive than being intelligent.
Keep up to date with schoolwork and work hard to achieve those top grades. Read daily, and read a newspaper so you're up to date with current affairs. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Did this summary help you? Tips Blow your nose.
No one like guys sniffing, and most people will get disgusted if they see something up a guy's nose. So to avoid this, take a handkerchief with you and make sure you use it. Get your 8 hours! Also, you are less likely to get illnesses and even spots! If you get one or a couple of pimples, don't obsess about it. Most pimples should only last a few days, unless the skin becomes irritated or infection sets in. Don't make your change to cool clothing sudden, as this will make you look like a poser.
Make a gradual change over a period of a month and be sure you have the friends and the attitude to match. Do not spit on the ground while walking. If you have a big nose or big ears, growing long hair makes these less noticeable. Try not to spend too much time in front of the TV!
Doing so decreases blinking rates and dries out your eyes. Their denim is sourced from sustainable growth cotton, and their packaging is made from reclaimed material.
To use the site, you set up an account including your measurements waist, hips, thigh, inseam and body features height, weight, belly type, seat type, thigh type , as well as your styling preferences i. The site then chooses styles and brands to match your data. The styles featured are mostly higher-end designer jeans, but there are also sale items, and your results can be sorted by price. See also the " Work gear " section below for other alternatives in pants.
Work gear Sears carries a line of rugged work clothing called "WorkWear," which is available in-store and on their web site www. Their men's plain front work pants run as small as 28x26, and they have a full range of small sizes in a variety of colors.
They also carry long- and short-sleeved work shirts in small sizes in a variety of colors. The Sears WorkWear line is quite affordable, and varied in its styles and selection. They carry a basic Ike jacket with or without liner in extra small, and they carry short sized coveralls. The Coverall Store www. Dickies also makes a inch short inseam coverall. Dickies are available in many retail outlets, though you may have to order online to find their smaller sizes.
You might also try the Men's Wearhouse www. If you are new to buying suits, you may also want to read the chapter on this web site called " Suits and Ties for the Beginner ," which goes over the basic points of suit quality and fit, as well as providing advice on how to buy a suit. Ties Most men's neckties are proportioned in both length and width to fit average-height or taller men. Typical sizes are between 58 and 60 inches in length and about 4 inches in width.
Smaller ties can sometimes be found in the boy's department, or at retailers who specialize in clothing for shorter men. The ties featured on the J. Raffiani site are specially tailored to be 54 inches in length, as well as slightly narrower than your average tie, to be better proportioned for shorter men. Socks Most men's socks are made to fit shoe sizes 7 and up.
If you wear smaller than a men's size 7, you'll probably need to shop in the boy's department or in a short men's specialty shop. For white athletic socks, try Fruit of the Loom boy's crew socks they usually come in a 6-pack , or Gold Toe brand boy's athletic socks. Both of these brands are commonly available in department stores and discount retailers. For dress and casual socks, Gold Toe brand boy's socks www. Size large in both brands will fit shoe sizes , and size extra-large fits shoe sizes Belts Your belt size is usually 2 inches more than your waist size example: Numerous other retailers stock leather belts in inch sizes on their web sites, including Banana Republic www.
Call ahead if you are visiting one of their retail outlets to see if they have the size and color you need in stock. To shop by size, choose a "belts" from the "shop by category" menu.
This site features high quality leather designer belts at extremely good discounts. Another online retailer with a searchable option for belts is Hugestore. Their belt search begins at 28 inches. Belts found in the boy's department sometimes lack the same quality as a good men's belt, but boy's belts made by Levi's are of good quality, and can be found in many major department stores. There are a lot more short men's stores out there!
For stores near you, check your local telephone directory for men's specialty stores. Keep in mind that "big and tall" shops sometimes also carry short sizes, so it pays to call ahead and ask. An online store that specializes in neckties for men 5' 8" and under. Boy's Italian Suits www. They prefer to do business over the phone or in person at their Brooklyn location , but you can check out their web site for a few general ideas they also carry boy's clothing and jackets , as well as information on choosing a suit.
Queen Street Location Queen St. Brown's features proportioned clothing for shorter men, 5' 8" and under specifically, they use three fitting categories: They stock casual and dress clothing plus small men's shoes , and offer a made to measure service that can provide a suit, sport coat, blazer, slacks, dress shirts, or overcoat in as little as seven working days, tailored specifically to your measurements. For The Fit, Inc. They carry premium name brand business and casual clothes, accessories, and shoes.
They carry short rise, short inseam pants proportioned for the shorter man and for smaller waists. They offer a shop by size feature, a "find my fit" consultation service, a fit and style guide, and a made-to-measure suiting service. Giorgenti Men's Custom Pants and Shirts clothesforsuccess. Designer Janine Giorgenti creates high-quality custom-made suits, pants, and shirts made to order from the measurements you provide.
All three Giorgenti sites listed above cater to men of all sizes, including shorter men you can click on "shorter men" from the main menu. First-time customers submit a series of measurements you can work with an online consultant if you are unsure about taking measurements , and your clothes are then made to fit and sent to you in about 3 weeks it may take up to 6 weeks for a suit. There are a range of fabrics, prices, and styles to choose from. Joe Sugars of St. Pauls, NC , Fax: Joe Sugar's specializes in clothing to fit big, tall, short, big and tall, big and short, extra short, or extra big men.
They also have a "personal shopper" feature on their web page where you can request the type of items you are looking for and they will show you options and prices in your size. Jimmy Au's specializes in suits, tuxedos, dress shirts and casual shirts for men 5'8" and under; they also make a line of suits and tuxedos for men 5'5" and under called their "special" short line.
Lebow's specializes in hard-to-fit men, and stocks short, extra short, and portly sizes in formal wear, outer wear, shirts, pants, and jeans. Their web site does not currently have an online catalog feature, but you can order by phone. Lubin's of Westchester www. White Plains, NY Lubin's has been in business over 50 years, and specializes in high-quality boys and young men's dress clothing of all sizes.
They also have experience fitting trans men. Their web site does not have a searchable inventory, but they can be called with questions. Muldoon's Men's Wear, Inc. Muldoon's caters to big and tall men as well as short men. They feature short rise pants and jeans, casual and dress slacks, suits, outerwear and dress shirts.
Milwaukee, WI Chicago location: Chicago, IL Napoleon's Tailor carries a full line of casual and dress wear for men 5'8" or under, including casual and dress shirts, pants, suits, sweaters, and outerwear.
For men 5'7" and under, they carry suits, sport coats, blazers, dress slacks, casual pants, jeans, shorts, dress shirts, hosiery, sport shirts, knit shirts, sweaters, casual jackets, neckwear, rainwear, footwear and more.
Cleveland, OH To order Customer service info shortsizesinc. Short Sizes issues several color catalogs yearly offering suits, sport coats, slacks, shirts, shoes, sweaters and sportswear.
They specialize in clothing for men under 5'8", and they feature shirts with short sleeve sizes, as well as extra short and portly short sizes. Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr. Peoria, AZ Thaku's specializes in the hard-to-fit man, including short and heavy men.
Their online store features a "short men's goods" section and short men's fitting chart. Style tips for short men If you are a short man who wishes to appear taller, the overall goal is to choose clothing that makes the body appear longer.
This is done, in part, by creating a straight, streamlined silhouette. In general, clothing should not be baggy or otherwise ill-fitting; you want to create a clean "straight up-and-down" line with little interruptions, as this adds the illusion of length.
Another problem with baggy and ill-fitting clothing on a shorter man is that it ends up making you look like you are swimming in your clothes, as though you borrowed them from your larger brother or uncle. Of course, this also tends to make you look shorter as well.
Pants For all pants, including jeans, make sure your pants are hemmed to the proper length so that they break only slightly. The term "break" refers to where your pants fall on your shoes, creating a horizontal crease in the fabric across the front of your pant leg. If the break comes too high or is not defined enough, your pants will look too short when you stand or walk. If the break is too low, there will be a lot of excess fabric around your ankles, and your pants will look oversized-- this can especially be a problem for shorter men.
If you also happen to have smaller feet, a slight break will keep your pants from "drowning" your shoes. Jeans can break slightly lower than dress pants-- but one should still avoid lots of excess material around the ankles.
Cuffing jeans or other pants makes the legs appear shorter-- have your pants hemmed to the proper length as described above. Avoid white or light-colored shoes with jeans, as this breaks the overall line of the leg. As mentioned in the " sizing in pants " section above, another thing to consider when choosing pants is the "rise"-- the distance between the crotch and the waist.
If the crotch of your pants hangs too low, the legs will again appear shorter, and the area around your seat and crotch will look odd or boxy. Look for low-rise or short-sized jeans, or have a tailor alter the crotch of dress pants if it is too long. In dress pants and khakis, pleats should be avoided, especially deep pleats.
Flowing, full-cut dress or suit pants should also be avoided. Pleats can take away from your clean vertical line, and bagginess in pants can make you look like you're drowning in too-big clothing. When possible, it is generally better to stick to flat front pants and avoid lots of extra material. In general, baggy jeans should also be avoided.
Very baggy jeans will tend to make you look like you are drowning in them, making you look smaller. This is not to say that you should wear ultra-tight jeans, but rather that when observing fashion trends, keep overall proportion in mind, and remember that certain cuts of clothing may suit your better than others. If you do choose a relaxed or baggier cut, be sure it fits you well and is proportioned for your frame to begin with i.
Shirts Try to find shirts that are hemmed to rest only and inch or two below the waistline of your pants; if your shirts are longer than this, tuck them in to avoid giving the appearance of short legs. In general, button front dress shirts should always be tucked in for the same reason in addition to the fact that it is a tidier look. Keep in mind that a tailor can alter the hem length of shirts in addition to the sleeve length for a better fit.
Avoid very baggy shirts, or shirts that puff out when you tuck them in. Look for shirts with higher armholes to avoid extra material under the arms and that fit properly-- neither baggy nor clinging to your torso.
Shirts and jackets with vertical stripes can add height to your look. Choose vertical stripes that are on the thinner side-- too wide and you may start to look squat, or the pattern may overpower you.
On casual shirts, a lower collar can make your neck appear longer for example, on a polo shirt. A V-neck t-shirt can also have the effect of making your neck seem longer.
Suits When choosing a suit, request a "short" cut-- short-sized suits are proportioned better for shorter men.
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