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We Were Styled Professionally For The First Time And Looked Fierce AF

Four regular guys walk the runway for the first time after they dramatically transform their wardrobe with the help of a professional men’s stylist.

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The Try Guys have worn many things. They've dressed in drag. They've cosplayed. And more often than not, they wear nothing at all. But they've never had their own personal wardrobe transformed...until now.

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And the entire experience was unexpectedly emotional, from consultation to closet purge.

Dario Smith, Men's Wardrobe consultant of The Bellwether Project, helped guide the guys to discover their new, more fashionable selves...but they had to make a few sacrifices along the way.

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CLIENT #1: Keith

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Keith is one of those guys who basically wears the same outfit every day: blue gingham shirt, jeans, blue tennis shoes, and, without fail, white socks.

KEITH'S INSECURITY: His larger-than-average proportions

"I have to look at the sizes and then look at the style rather than look at the style and find one in my size."
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"I have to look at the sizes and then look at the style rather than look at the style and find one in my size."

KEITH'S GOAL: A dressier version of his current style that's still comfortable

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"I want to convey that I'm nice, funny, personable, but also simple."

CLIENT #2: Zach

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Zach is your friend who wants to wear his quirkiness on his sleeve...literally...but then has no idea how to mix and match his wide assortment of items.

ZACH'S INSECURITY: Looking more like a boy than a man

"Honestly I think a lot of it just comes down to confidence. I'm put together and I'm fine but I don't think that my outfit is sexy."
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"Honestly I think a lot of it just comes down to confidence. I'm put together and I'm fine but I don't think that my outfit is sexy."

ZACH'S GOAL: Inspiring his inner swagger from his outer swag

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"I would love for people to think I'm cool based on the way that I dress."

CLIENT #3: Ned

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Ned is that guy who's afraid to venture out of his comfort zone because he's grown accustomed to looking "safe"...kind of like a dad. Your actual dad.

NED'S INSECURITY: Taking risks because he wants to be perceived as professional

"My biggest insecurity is that I don't like to wear things that are outside the box too much."
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"My biggest insecurity is that I don't like to wear things that are outside the box too much."

NED'S GOAL: Conveying a sense of importance and leadership through his wardrobe and not just through his brain

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"I want to show that I have my shit together. The opposite of a hot mess."

CLIENT #4: Eugene

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Eugene's the person you know who's actually enjoys clothes and seems to wear a wide variety of styles, though he's pretty complacent with his very general sense of fashion.

EUGENE'S INSECURITY: Appearing vulnerable because of his deeply personal history with maintaining a confident image

"The first thing people saw when I was growing up was 'Asian,' and there were a lot of negative stereotypes. What my mother could control about how people perceived us was through fashion."
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"The first thing people saw when I was growing up was 'Asian,' and there were a lot of negative stereotypes. What my mother could control about how people perceived us was through fashion."

EUGENE'S GOAL: Expressing his creative, weird side and making more avant-garde fashion choices

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"That I have a sense of adventure."

After Dario shopped for the guys, they held a special, private runway show to reveal their newly realized looks.

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Because every new outfit should be revealed with a stomp on the catwalk.

KEITH'S TRANSFORMATION

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"That suit jacket is basically his shirt, elevated."

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"He looks like a Ken doll!"

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From wearing the blues to blue-ing minds away with his effortless, semi-professional chic.

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ZACH'S TRANSFORMATION

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"He doesn't look single AF, he looks hot AF!"

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"I'm a little intimidated! I wouldn't talk to him, he's too cool for me."

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From little boy to bad boy with one hip, totally coordinated ensemble.

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NED'S TRANSFORMATION

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"Now he looks like an Edward."

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"Before he looked like he was on a boat, but now he looks like he owns the boat."

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From strictly managerial to boss ass bro, casually sophisticated with subtle, smart pops of color.

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EUGENE'S TRANSFORMATION

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"Is that a ladies' skirt?"

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"Well, now it's a man's skirt."

"But I'll be honest, it's not a stretch in my imagination to see Eugene wearing this."

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Luckily, Dario had a second surprise outfit up his well-tailored sleeve.

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EUGENE'S TRANSFORMATION: Take 2

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"You look like a future Western detective."

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"There's a whole sheep on this man...look at that coat!"

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From referring to the fashion past to living in the fashion future with a more daring, unique expression of personal style.

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All of the guys were blown away by how much their wardrobe could inspire confidence and more accurately convey their aspirations.

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They were so transformed by the styling experience that they're actively applying the lessons they learned into their daily outfits.

What in the world will the Try Guys try - or better yet, wear - next?

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