Written By The Style Whisperer for THE DESIGN COLLECTIVE
It’s a well-known fact that first impressions are important. Before the pandemic, we used to pass hundreds of people while walking to our favourite coffee shop, at the office or in the mall. At times, we noticed select strangers amongst them—maybe because we liked the coat they were wearing or admired the shine of their shoes.
Our personal style helps us present ourselves to strangers and new acquaintances. Many studies have shown that a man’s visual appearance is initially more powerful than many people believe, therefore ignoring your wardrobe is not an option.
As seasons evolve, trends fade and our destination changes, fashion usually sees a noticeable shift too. It may seem like too much to keep up with the evolving styles that go in and out of fashion. If you’re thinking of starting a minimalist wardrobe with a select number of pieces that seem everlasting, then you’ve come to the right place. Our list below will help you establish an essential, stylish wardrobe that would serve you for many occasions and seasons.
A Casual T-Shirt
Whether it is a collared one or a simple scoop neck, many times a comfortable, casual t-shirt is enough to leave behind a good impression. You can wear it to your office under a blazer or to your Saturday night date, it works for all occasions and will never go out of style.
A Good Quality Shirt
Are you someone who likes to wear fun prints as a way of expressing your personality? Or are you the one who leans towards solid shirts that can be paired with anything? No matter what type you are, a button-down shirt is an essential you’re building up your wardrobe—regardless of seasons.
A Pair Of Comfortable Trousers
While a pair of jeans is a must-have for any man, let’s not forget the significance of a good pair of trousers. You can take it from a coffee date to a conference meeting to a dinner party effortlessly. This article of clothing is your fool-proof key to sartorial bliss.
A Pair Of Coloured Shorts
From the beach to the bar, a pair of comfortable shorts will serve you well. The go-to clothing item during the scorching summer heat, they will always manage to make a statement—especially ones which have a fun print too.
A Simple Kurta
If you’re someone who isn’t afraid to embrace his ethnic side, then a kurta is a garment you’ll want as part of your essentials. Wear it for a casual day in the city with a pair of jeans or attend any upcoming festivities by styling it with a sarong, a simple kurta will go a long way.