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Old 08-22-2012, 07:58 AM
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I prefer a well dressed man. That doesn't mean suits, but he should look like he pulled his clothes out of the closet, not the dirty laundry basket.

My husband prefers jeans and tees around the house and at other social events. If we go out and I'm wearing a nicer dress I expect him to wear khakis and a button down.

Basically I prefer a man dress for the occasion.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:11 AM
Location: Geauga County, Ohio
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It depends where we're going, how the weather is, etc. Sometimes, I like him in a tux or suit. Sometimes, just jeans and a t-shirt.

Sometimes, nothing at all.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:27 AM
Location: NC
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As a guy, I usually dress very casually, and try to be "event appropriate". But if I'm going to wear shorts and a T-shirt, I'll usually ask my date if she minds (until I get to know her better). I'm not a designer kinda guy, but I do try to look like I thought about how I look on a first date.

As a guy, I also like a woman that can look good in jeans and a T-shirt, that doesn't need a lot of make-up, and that generally has natural beauty. That's what attracts me, so I try to not overdo it when I dress either.

I'm me, and don't want to put on any facades. It would suck if someone who I really liked fell in love with "fake me".
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:31 AM
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Both look great, but casual.

It also depends on what he's doing and where he's going. I'd hope that even the casual dresser would know when to dress up. I love it when I get to help him too. <3 I think I like fashion retards.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:38 AM
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If you're talking about regular, day-to-day stuff, then casual by far. I'm a casual dresser and I typically am attracted to that type.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:38 AM
Location: North Shore Long Island
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Originally Posted by howdydoody342 View Post
Do girls here prefer their guys to wear the latest J. Crew fashion trends or do you think guys look better with jeans and a nice shirt on? Obviously this all about opinion, but I've noticed a lot of guys dressing super preppy when going out and whether girls prefer guys like that or a little more casual.
I always considered J Crew on the casual side.

I prefer men to dress situation appropriate. I'm attracted to a man in ripped jeans, a greasy tee shirt and work boots just as much as a man in a dress shirt and slacks. The difference is where I'm spotting them.

When it came to dating though, I preferred neat & polished...and again, specifics on attire differed on what we were doing or where we were going.
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:19 AM
Location: Oakland, CA
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Originally Posted by xxbabeechick View Post
Put together and not sloppy is the key. Some men look like bums all the time and try to convince others they just like to look "casual". Casual doesn't mean sloppy, casual means informal. My casual looks are always well thought out and pieced together. I don't expect any less of a man.
I am a sucker for a stylish guy. Stylish and appropriate.

Basically, pick interesting pieces that scream you, and make sure they fit well. Accessories are cool too.
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:40 AM
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What exactly do you mean by "dressed up"?

Is chinos + button down "dressed up"?
Is a dress shirt + chinos "dressed up"?
Is a dress shirt + wool trousers "dressed up"?
What about jeans and a dress shirt?

On most day I am "dressed up" (depending on how you define it). At work, I have to dress up. Outside of work, it's mainly chino's, sport shirts, button downs (short and long sleeve), dress shirts, etc. Rarely do I wear just a t-shirt and jeans with sneakers. It's not about impressing anyone, just about looking good, feeling good, and presenting yourself as a proper gentleman.

I am a 26 year old male.
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Old 08-22-2012, 10:08 AM
Location: Oxford, England
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It depends on the place and occasion. Wearing a Tux at a football match would be rather silly and wearing frayed jeans and t-shirt at the Opera inappropriate.

The style I find sexiest on a man is "casual smart" personally but Hubby wears a lot of casual stuff on the whole and it has its place too.

The most important is to dress appropriately IMO. And to know what suits you. As in women I have little respect for Men who are fashion victims for example and let others dictate their wardrobes. Label freaks are a turn off.

Some men look uncomfortable and "wrong" dressed up to the nines , others it suits perfectly. You have to know what looks good on you and have the confidence to carry it off.
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Old 08-22-2012, 10:18 AM
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[quote=robertpolyglot;25748565]Correct, and kudos to you for your attitude.

When I lived in ATL for a few years, I wore a suit to work. I couldn't wait to get out of it....quote]

Oh god, I'm with you all the way. I finally took my last job because I didn't have to wear a suit. The day I retired I donated my suits to the local thrift shop.
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