Men’s Clothing: Not Only for Men

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A couple years ago, I perused a local department store and discovered the perfect suede fringe jacket. I loved it. I had to have it. Although it was too large, it appeared to be the only one left of its kind.

Despite its size, I opted to buy it. And when I approached the register to make my purchase, I asked the sales associate if he had seen it in any other sizes. His response?

“We have it in tons of sizes. Check the men’s section.”

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And that was my first men’s clothing purchase. My purchase was also an epiphany, as I realized I wanted to mix men’s clothing into my style.

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Now, thanks to that fringe jacket, when I’m getting dressed and want to add something new and unexpected to my look, I reach for my husband’s wardrobe.

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My jean shirt fits just right, but his jean shirt adds a special flair and its long length serves the same purpose as an ordinary duster. His belts are fancy tooled with buckstitch and ruggedness. I wear those too.


Also thanks to that fringe jacket, when I’m shopping, I don’t stick to the women’s department.



The perfect white tee is found folded up on a stand in the men’s section. Also found there are jeans long enough to fold a deep cuff at the bottom. And new, exciting jean fits –trouser, boot cut, slim fit, skinnies – can be discovered under a label disguising them as only fit for men.

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But forget the labels. Forget the assumptions. Try on something rugged. Try on something large. Wear men’s clothing and thank my fringe suede jacket.



Stephanie

@courtroomcowgirl


Want to shop all men’s apparel? Check this out: https://kimesranch.store/collections/mens