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What is the male equivalent of The little Black Dress?

After writing my first post on LBD – Little Black Dress I started to wonder about the male equivalent to it. I asked myself “what is the go-to outfit most men have in their wardrobes?”

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I couldn’t come up with only one outfit so I Googled it to see if there was such a thing. Persons had different ideas as to what they thought it should be.

Some of the popular outfits were:

Tailored Black/Blue Suit

My first Male LBD Equivalent would have to be the Tailored Black Suit with a White Shirt.
My reason for saying that is – A Black Suit can fit into any occasion. From a Wedding or a Funeral to Work or Dinner.

For a casual occasion, the jacket and tie can be removed, shirt sleeves rolled up, a few top buttons opened and still look GQ.


White Dress Shirt and Dark Pants/Jeans.

My next go-to outfit for men, is a buttoned down shirt, preferably white but can be another color, and a pair of black or blue jeans. A white dress shirt can be worn on almost any occasion and when paired with a black or blue jeans makes the outfit go from casual to a more dressy look. A nice tie can be added depending on the occasion.


Navy Blue Blazer and Slacks/Jeans

Another basic, versatile clothing item found in Men’s Fashions is a Navy Blazer. A navy blazer like a black suit is a classic piece of clothing in gents fashion. It is a little less formal but still dressy. It will not go out of style.

It also looks good with almost anything, tailored slacks, chinos or Jeans. Button down shirts, turtle-neck sweaters, polo shirts, or even t-shirts. It is perfect for the weekends. You can never go wrong with a blue blazer.

There are many different opinions on what a man’s go-to outfit is. Some of these ideas are:

Button down long sleeve shirt and khakis

Blue or black jeans and a black or white T-shirt

Nice pair of jeans and a long-sleeved white cotton shirt, with the sleeves, rolled up a bit

Sports coat with slacks and a button-down shirt

In my opinion, there’s not a one piece of clothing for men that can be considered as the equivalent to the little black dress. Read my post here.  Little Black Dress

What is your opinion?

What is your Male Equivalent of The Little Black Dress?

What is your favorite go-to outfit?

Feel free to leave your comments below.

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Maria Morris

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