Suit game is dead, long live suit game. Those who follow me know that I’m a big proponent of wearing suits and dressing to the nines on dates. I feel comfortable in a suit and feel that I can project an air of sophistication and power in the right suit on a date with a girl. The problem though is the barrier of entry into running good suit game can be high because of cost, level of knowledge needed, and practicality. There are plenty of locations or date atmospheres where a suit and tie is over kill. I wanted to create a fashion section where guys could find inspiration for what to wear if they had a date coming up. I wanted guys to be able to get ideas of looks they can put together for cheap, where to find certain items and how to piece together an outfit to maximize their looks on big date or on a night out on the town with their boys. This isn’t about bragging or showing off wardrobe. The point is many of the things I have are cheap or affordable and I’ll tell you were I got them as well.
You too can join in the First Date Outfit database. Send a picture with you in an outfit you’ve worn or wear on dates that you feel you get positive results from. Provide information about the pieces in the outfits like price, where you got it, where you wore the outfit to on a date (type of date, lounge, restaurant, dive bar). You can blur out your face to stay anonymous if you want. Send the pics to me at email@example.com and I will include it as part of the series.
This is a simple date look that I put together to rock on late afternoon dates that bleed into nights or at fancy waterfront location (Georgetown) and rooftop lounges. You can go super dressed up with a collared shirt or more casual with a striped nautical t shirt it depends on you. It may look expensive but I got the jeans at Levi’s for $30 bucks and the rest were items I had already owned. What I liked about this look is that it turned so many head on the street with the white shirt, girls liked how put together I was and I topped it off with aviator sunglasses not pictured.
Pants: Levi’s $30
Jacket: United Colors of Benetton Suit, Black Jacket $300
White Shirt: Express $69
Stripped shirt: All Saints $80
Shoes: Zara $100
Total Cost of outfit $499 for the with white dress shirt, $510 with striped shirt.