Before a gentleman can experiment and dip his toes into the vast sea that is fashion today he must first execute the basic dressing etiquette.
Dressing in accordance with the occasion is one of the most vital rules to remember when you're picking out what to wear - for example, don't wear cargo shorts and a printed tee to a business dinner, nor should you wear a suit to a neighbourhood barbecue. The second vital rule is to wear clean and wrinkle free clothes, there is nothing more unpleasant than showing up with food stains on your trousers.
And finally, your clothing must be well fitted - you don't want to look like you forgot your clothes in the dryer for one too many cycles or like you're still waiting to grow into them.
When you are required to unleash your finest attire, there are some key points every man should keep in mind:
For more low-key occasions, the etiquette is pretty simple and commonsensical:
Our final piece of advice has nothing to do with clothes but we thought it was worth a mention - keep your facial hair well groomed - it doesn't necessarily have to be a close shave in order for it to look neat.