Gay fashion advice
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- 7 GAY FASHION RULES EVERY 20-SOMETHING GUY SHOULD FOLLOW
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Unless your arms are toned and tight, steer clear of sleeveless shirts. It does not matter how much you like them, if your arms are flabby, these types of shirts will not do you any favors. Remember advice number three – make it fit, and wearing something unflattering does not go under ‘making it fit’. Therefore, either tone your arms (and they do not have to be bulging biceps) or forgo items with no sleeves. Tank tops are included in this category as well.
Have had female friends confide that the smell turns them off from blowjobs, but then find out the smell they're talking about isn't just normal musk, but just poor butt hygiene. I feel bad for ladies who think this is just how guys are. Have also heard this is worse among hotter guys, which I guess makes sense since people might not tell them as often that there's a problem.
NO BICEPS – NO SLEEVELESS
The reason women turn to gays for fashion advice is because gay guys have an innate sense of what does and does not fit well. Apply the same advice that you would give someone else on yourself, and make sure you own clothes that fit really well. This, of course, applies to jeans, blazers and trousers. If you have seen Crazy Stupid Love, follow Gosling’s advice – do not go for jeans that give you a mom but, but instead, go for something a bit more snug and fitted, although you should avoid jeggings at all costs. The same goes for suits – every guy, gay or straight, should own a great suit. Luckily the suits of today are not comprised of those wide pants and double-breasted monstrosities. Turn to fitted custom suits, and do not worry about making your look boring. Style it up with a great patterned shirt in a bold color and with a bold pocket square, and you are ready for any upscale occasion, like a dinner party or someone’s wedding. Every gay guy should own at least one suit in his fashion arsenal.
Straight men have been taking gay styles and making them their own for a long time now, so it is time to steal something from them. Athletic style is very hot right now, and it does not matter whether you actually like sports or not; this is not a matter of sports, this is a matter of fashion. Of course, you will not be wearing slouchy sweats (you are not a movie character binge-drinking after a breakup). You will go for stylish and fitted sweats completed by a pair of sneakers that are just meant for walking.
THE LONGER, THE BETTER
If they say yes, great! Tell them you'd like to start a retirement account (most places in the US this will be called a "401k." Nonprofits will call it a "403b." It might be something different if you're employed by the government (edit: a TSP)) and put $XXXX annually in it. Ask what the federal maximum annual contribution is and use that number if you can afford it. I think for a 401k it's $15k/yr (edit: correction, it's 18k), but I'm not sure.
While most straight men would not even dream of mixing patterns, you should definitely not shy away from this. Patterns, whether they are floral, stripes, polka dots or bold prints, they are here for the taking, and any gay with a bit of flare for the dramatic in the fashion department should own a floral sweatshirt or T-shirt. We are not saying you should be covered in flowers head to toe, but a garment or two to spice things up is always a good idea.
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No self-respecting gay guy will step out of his house without a great bag. Man bags are present at retail stores in abundance, so all you have to do is pick. If straight guys want to keep cramming their wallets, phones and everything else in their pockets – that is their business. You will go for stylish and practical; a great bag completes the entire look.
I guess this is more... reassuring? But we hear a lot from your girlfriends. Like, a lot. If we're close, she'll tell us the whole story. And one thing I've learned from woman I know/hardly know/have literally met that night, it's that dick size doesn't matter. Most women and gays would much prefer a guy who knows what he's doing than someone who just sits on his high horse because his dick's above average. And yeah, there are size queens, but they aren't important.
7 GAY FASHION RULES EVERY 20-SOMETHING GUY SHOULD FOLLOW
Women always say that it is easier for men to shop, and straight men claim that there is nothing left for them to buy since all the fast-fashion retailers have turned their focus from straight to gay guys and are now catering to their fashion needs. To some extent, this is actually true – gay guys now have plenty more fashion options, options that reflect their style. Still, when you are in your twenties, you are bound to make mistakes, especially due to the abundance of choices that can quite often be the wrong ones. That is why we are here with some seriously good style tips to help you define your gay fashion persona.
My friend is pretty shy about talking to women he's never met at a bar or nightclub. His best night, was when he hadn't seen his friend in 4 years and was supposed to meet her at a nightclub with me (I had never met her). We are walking around drinking, and he spots her on the dancefloor dancing. We shimmy up to her and her friends and just start dancing like weirdos because we think this is 'our group'. This was a stranger he thought was his friend. This went on for literally an hour, just partying it up with these girls and having a good time. She didn't seem to mind that he kept calling her 'Sandra' and telling her all these weird aside jokes and stories about his life. They were super into it and having a blast with us. He went home early, kind of a homebody, and found out later on that night I met the real friend (she started texting us later saying she had finally gotten there). That's when he realized the power of his confidence, and promptly still never has hit on a girl ever.