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Clothes Guys Should Never, Ever Wear On A First Date

Ditch these and you'll be GQ in no time.

1. Embroidered jeans.

The problem with embroidered jeans is that the designs are usually very loud and distracting. It's not the early 2000s anymore and you shouldn't dress like it either.
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The problem with embroidered jeans is that the designs are usually very loud and distracting. It's not the early 2000s anymore and you shouldn't dress like it either.

2. Bootcut jeans.

The cut is just tooooo outdated. Opt for a slim or straight jean instead.
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The cut is just tooooo outdated. Opt for a slim or straight jean instead.

3. And dad jeans.

Dad jeans are from the golden age of wide, frumpy cuts. You want to be a cool dad, right? Right. Then don't wear these.
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Dad jeans are from the golden age of wide, frumpy cuts. You want to be a cool dad, right? Right. Then don't wear these.

4. Tank tops with armholes from your shoulder to your waist.

But what about the gym, you say? No. Even for a workout, it's still an absurd piece.
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But what about the gym, you say? No. Even for a workout, it's still an absurd piece.

5. Blazers with T-shirts.

Nah, let this go. You're not in a ska band anymore. If you're gonna be formal, be formal. If you're going for casual, be casual. Not both.
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Nah, let this go. You're not in a ska band anymore. If you're gonna be formal, be formal. If you're going for casual, be casual. Not both.

6. Basketball jerseys.

Jerseys are cool if you're at a sports event, but other than that, let's ditch them.
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Jerseys are cool if you're at a sports event, but other than that, let's ditch them.

7. T-shirts with ironic slogans on them.

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Throw all of these out. They're usually really corny or super offensive and you don't want people to judge you solely off of an awkward T-shirt you wore.

8. Button-down vests.

Unless you're wearing a three-piece suit, this article should never be worn solo. It's a pretty specific piece of clothing that has a purpose. Don't try to push boundaries by going outside the line.
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Unless you're wearing a three-piece suit, this article should never be worn solo. It's a pretty specific piece of clothing that has a purpose. Don't try to push boundaries by going outside the line.

9. And while we're at it, puffer vests too.

Are your arms immune from the cold? Get a full jacket!
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Are your arms immune from the cold? Get a full jacket!

10. "Fancy" shirts that you only "go out" in.

"Going out" shirts are a crime โ€” toss them out now. You shouldn't have shirts specifically for "going to the club." You should just have a variety of shirts that you can wear in multiple situations.
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"Going out" shirts are a crime โ€” toss them out now. You shouldn't have shirts specifically for "going to the club." You should just have a variety of shirts that you can wear in multiple situations.

11. Cargo shorts.

This little baby right here is all the explanation I need to give.*Drops mic*
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This little baby right here is all the explanation I need to give.

*Drops mic*

12. Board shorts.

Board shorts are extra long swim trunks that usually come down to the knee. Why do you need all that extra coverage? You're at the beach! Get a pair of shorter swim trunks instead, please.Here's a full list of some affordable options.
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Board shorts are extra long swim trunks that usually come down to the knee. Why do you need all that extra coverage? You're at the beach! Get a pair of shorter swim trunks instead, please.

Here's a full list of some affordable options.

13. Drop-crotch pants.

You're not Aladdin, and your crotch shouldn't be touching the ground.
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You're not Aladdin, and your crotch shouldn't be touching the ground.

14. Pants that bunch up at the bottom, aka pants that are too long.

Get these tailored, or at least figure out how to do a better roll job.
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Get these tailored, or at least figure out how to do a better roll job.

15. Capris.

Nah, these have been over for some time. They feel outdated. Wear shorts or pants, not in between.
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Nah, these have been over for some time. They feel outdated. Wear shorts or pants, not in between.

16. Anything with a weed leaf on it.

If you smoke, right on. But you don't have to broadcast your hobby to the entire world.
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If you smoke, right on. But you don't have to broadcast your hobby to the entire world.

17. Fedoras.

LET ๐Ÿ‘ IT ๐Ÿ‘ GO. ๐Ÿ‘Youโ€™re not Indiana Jones or Dick Tracy. Get a hat that protects you from the sun, but doesnโ€™t do too much.
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LET ๐Ÿ‘ IT ๐Ÿ‘ GO. ๐Ÿ‘

Youโ€™re not Indiana Jones or Dick Tracy. Get a hat that protects you from the sun, but doesnโ€™t do too much.

18. Square-toed dress shoes.

"But I've been wearing them since high school," you say. And that's the problem. These don't look good. They never have and they never will.
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"But I've been wearing them since high school," you say. And that's the problem. These don't look good. They never have and they never will.

19. Overly pointed shoes.

You're not a witch or a wizard, and chances are you probably aren't a cowboy either. That's what you'll look like in overly pointy shoes. Ditch them unless you want your feet to look two sizes bigger than they actually are.
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You're not a witch or a wizard, and chances are you probably aren't a cowboy either. That's what you'll look like in overly pointy shoes. Ditch them unless you want your feet to look two sizes bigger than they actually are.

20. Skater shoes.

Whether you're a skater or not, these aren't good. Sorry! They're usually huge with big fat laces, and honestly, they look a little juvenile. If you're a skater, I'm sure there are some better options. Hello, have you heard of Vans Old Skools?!
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Whether you're a skater or not, these aren't good. Sorry! They're usually huge with big fat laces, and honestly, they look a little juvenile. If you're a skater, I'm sure there are some better options. Hello, have you heard of Vans Old Skools?!

21. Five-finger shoes.

I don't care how "comfortable" they are. These are a huge NOOOOOOOOO! You look like a frog-man who washed up on a radioactive beach.
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I don't care how "comfortable" they are. These are a huge NOOOOOOOOO! You look like a frog-man who washed up on a radioactive beach.

22. Those flip-flops with the beer opener on the bottom.

Get a regular fucking bottle opener!
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Get a regular fucking bottle opener!

23. And actually, wait โ€” no flip-flops in general.

Unless you're at the beach, these don't need to be worn anywhere. The ground is usually VERY GROSS.
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Unless you're at the beach, these don't need to be worn anywhere. The ground is usually VERY GROSS.

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