7 Men's Wardrobe Essentials

When your closet is full of timeless clothing, looking sharp comes naturally. Whether you dress these items up or down, we guarantee you’ll look good doing it! From casual styles to formal attire, read on to discover seven men’s wardrobe essentials. Or, if you’re ready to upgrade your wardrobe now, browse our tailored collection below. Complimentary hemming and free shipping are always included with your purchase! 

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Charleston Khakis

Charleston khakis are a must for every man’s wardrobe. Since these trousers can easily be dressed up or down, we guarantee that you’ll get plenty of use from them. For a sharp and casual look, pair your khakis with a timeless white tee-shirt. For dressier yet relaxed occasions, you can also wear your khakis with an Oxford button-up shirt. Choose your khakis in a neutral color, like gray or tan, and the style options are endless. If you find that khakis are a bit too formal for your style, we recommend investing in a pair of chinos for just as much wardrobe versatility.

The Classic Polo

You can never go wrong with a timeless Polo shirt. Like khakis, this classic shirt offers plenty of versatility. Pair your Polo shirt with khakis, dress shoes, and a matching belt for easy and sharp interview attire. Or, if you’re planning on attending a Sunday brunch, wear your Polo with a pair of khaki shorts. For the best look, avoid Polo shirts with loud logos and patterns. Instead, choose a simple and easy-to-match color to make the most of this wardrobe staple. For summertime, pastel colors are an excellent choice. During the cooler months, darker colors like burgundy and black always wear well.

The Suit Jacket

For dressier occasions, it’s always wise to have a tailored suit jacket available. You won’t want to rush and buy this item last-minute, as the perfect fit can make or break your look. Invest wisely in a tailored suit jacket that is fitted for your body—you’ll thank yourself later! For the best fit, remember to take proper measurements of your shoulders, chest, and sleeve length. When wearing the suit jacket, make sure to also invest in a pair of matching dress pants. As always, choose your suit jacket in a neutral color to make styling easy.

Tailored Trousers

Every man needs at least one pair of tailored dress pants in his wardrobe. You never know when that last-minute date or interview may appear! In this case, you’ll always feel confident and prepared with the perfect outfit for the occasion. Remember to choose your dress pants in a color that fits your lifestyle. Keep in mind that black is the most formal color you can wear and is appropriate for business professional environments or black-tie parties. For more relaxed occasions, opt for your trousers in gray, tan, or navy. As a general rule, the darker the color, the more formal the look.

The Oxford Button-Up

The Oxford button-up shirt is a must for every well-dressed man. Choose your shirt in a classic color, like white or light blue, and you can easily style this item up or down. Pair your Oxford button-up with a suit jacket, tailored trousers, and tie for a business professional look. Or, dress it down with a pair of Charleston khaki shorts, tan leather Sperry’s, and sunglasses for a casual and preppy look.

The Timeless White Tee-Shirt

Never underestimate the power of a fresh-pressed white tee shirt. This look always exudes confidence, charm, and a clean-cut appearance. For the best styling, opt for your tee-shirt in a classic fit. You can wear this timeless staple with just about anything in your closet, including khaki shorts or chinos. However, pairing your shirt with denim is always an excellent choice if you’re aiming for classic men’s style.

Quality Denim

No list of wardrobe essentials is complete without denim. Whether you’re putting in hard work outside or simply dressing for a relaxing night out, you always want to have a pair of jeans that are tailored just for you. When styling denim, a classic fit tee-shirt and a pair of boots is always a sharp look. Unlike many other items in your wardrobe, remember that denim generally wears best with less washing. This allows you to break in your jeans so that they are perfectly fitted for you.

Upgrade Your Wardrobe Today

We hope you enjoyed learning about these seven men’s wardrobe essentials. Now, it’s time to put your best look forward with Berle. Shop any of our exclusive collections, and enjoy complimentary hemming and free shipping on every order! With more than 70 years in the manufacturing industry, our team has perfected the art of delivering the best pair of trousers available today. Your upgraded wardrobe awaits! 

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