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Men's fashion A guide to wearing pink

Really Stylish and Confident Men Wear Pink

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Pink, which most men refer to as salmon or chambray, should be a staple color in your wardrobe, because ‘Real men wear pink’. 

For those of us that have embraced this color as gender neutral, we 'proverbially wear' this statement on our chest. 

Is this to say that those who are tone shy are not real men?

It sounds awfully silly to say ‘Fake men don’t wear pink,’ So allow me rephrase ‘Really Stylish and Confident Men Wear Pink’.

It’s a trend that has had long sustaining power in the bold world of male fashion.

In other words, pink used in men’s fashion is not going away.

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Read: 5 things to wear on a date

So as to successfully wear pink you need to do the following two things;

1. Style it correctly - As with any bright color, remember that less is more.

If you are new to the color start off by wearing one piece from your ensemble in the infamous color (like a pink shirt or pink blazer).

Also, make sure that the shade you choose goes well with your skin tone.

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If you have a darker complexion, you will look better in a lighter, pastel pink while If you have a lighter complexion, you’ll look better in a darker pink.

In general, pink is a better choice for darker-skin men, which is why it should be a popular color choice for Nigerians.

In case you are wondering what colors go best with pink, pinks pair well with just about every color.

2. Have confidence - Make no mistake, it takes a confident man to wear pink.

It is for a man who clearly wants to stand out and has a unique sense of style.

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Formal shirts are one of the easiest ways to incorporate pink into your wardrobe.

They are easily worn with suits, under sweaters or on their own with trousers or jeans.

We understand that not every man will feel comfortable wearing pink, but we encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and give it a try.

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