5 tips for men to remember when wearing pink clothes

It’s totally possible for guys to rock pink clothes, provided you keep these guidelines in mind.

Act the part
Act the part
22 Dec 2015

Act the part

Photos: ING Image

Let’s be real: It’ll definitely take some bravado on your part to sport an all-pink ensemble. Remember to up the swagger, and then bask in the adulation of your friends and colleagues.

Break it down
Break it down
22 Dec 2015

Break it down

Whether you’re wearing pink, or any other bright colour for that matter, it’s best to break it up with classic accessories such as a pair of neutral coloured socks or your favourite denims.

Keep it classic
Keep it classic
22 Dec 2015

Keep it classic

Photo: Zalora

If you feel that wearing pink is too much of a risk, go with a familiar, fail-safe style. A pocket tee or button-down shirt are old favourites, so they’re perfect for gradually working your way up to those neon baggy shorts you’re aching to wear.

Burton Menswear London pink floral pocket t-shirt, $15.90, Zalora
Vintage:FB 70s retro short sleeved shirt, $34.30, Zalora

Shady business
Shady business
22 Dec 2015

Shady business

Try to avoid using the same pink tone all over; you’ll look like you’re going to work at a candyfloss stand. Have a combination of light and dark shades in your outfit to achieve definition and texture.

No flesh tones
No flesh tones
22 Dec 2015

No flesh tones

Never wear a skin-coloured pair of trousers with other pink clothes. We’ve all done that double-take when someone strolls past, seemingly naked from the waist down because they made a grave error while picking their slacks.

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