Casual Cool Men's Fashion / Carmen Varner // Travel Influencer, Blogging Coach, Social Media Consultant


Casual Cool Men's Fashion

Let's talk about men's fashion. We see tons of women's fashion styles, but I want to mix it up & give you something alternative to sink your teeth into. How about we check out a casual cool men's fashion look? This man is relaxed & down to chill. He's pretty much the bee's knees, the cat's pajamas. Shall we?

At first I wasn't really sure what look I was going for, but I started to browse around & piece together an outfit; eventually I came up with this casual, cool style. This gentleman would pair simple & functional items together to create a carefree California look.

casual cool men's fashion

The Vaider Sneakers by Supra may cost $89, but they're fresh & sleek. I love high tops & own many pairs myself, so they're gender neutral. Supra has several styles & colors to choose from.

The ultimate basic cotton jersey shirt goes to the A.P.C. Lagoon T-shirt. Silkscreened stripes. Straight cut. Rounded neckline. Okay! If you want a bargain, these shirts are $20 & under: Men's Striped Short Sleeve, Southpole Men's Tee with Uneven Stripes, & G by GUESS Men's Striped V-Neck.

Pick your favorite pair of jeans. It doesn't  really matter as long as you like them & they fit nicely. I like the dark wash of these 7 For All Mankind Straight Jeans. These Lee Men's Regular Fit Straight Leg Jeans are under $45. Not even sure how that's possible.

I love the duality of H&M Hooded Denim Jacket. It looks like a denim vest layered over a grey hoodie. It's a trickster like that. H&M really has some excellent choices for men. My boyfriend buys some items from there.

Last but not least, I have to add some element of color or else it would be very out of taste for me. I picked the Men's Destroyer Red Watch because it's bold & bright, but not too much for your man to feel embarrassed about. Bonus points for it being water resistant!

What my boyfriend thinks of this men's fashion look:
This outfit can be seen on most hip and fashionable twenty-somethings in California mainly because of its functionality and design. A pair of dark jeans can be worn every day of the week and no one would notice. Although I prefer neutral colors to bold ones, I can appreciate that the red watch is a focal point in this specific ensemble. I'll stick to my trusty iPhone to tell time. Rather than high-top sneakers, I opt for comfort when it comes to shoes. Recently I have adopted a love for runners after a long tenure with Vans. The hybrid denim jacket is cool but I wouldn't pick it off the rack. Overall this look screams a relaxed comfortable look. I can see anyone from an EDM DJ to a skilled b-boy rocking this. You can't go wrong with black jeans, a basic tee, and a cool jacket.


It's interesting to hear a male's perspective on fashion. Just because I like an outfit doesn't mean my boyfriend will. Crazy to see firsthand how my own style influences my choices in fashion when it comes to the opposite gender. What do you think of this look? What does your man think of this casual outfit? Which is your favorite item? :]

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  1. I love a man who can dress well. This outfit is very stylish! Well done :)

    Enclothed Cognition

  2. Love your picks!! That red watch looks so great!! Xoxo

  3. I really like that denim jacket with the hoodie- I would love my boyfriend to have it! :)
    Interesting post, it is so fresh and cool to see some men's fashion for a change! :)

    1. I know! You never see men's style unless it's a men's blog! :]

  4. Great post

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  5. Nice selection Carmen! Its a very beautiful (man) outfit!!! I like especially double jacket!!! Have a nice day, kisses (and thank you for your visit),

    Eniwhere Fashion
    Eniwhere Fashion Facebook

    1. I love that jacket; wish I could have it. :]

  6. Great picks, in love with the sneakers.

    Mimi & Chichi

  7. Ooh, what an interesting little post, getting your boyfriend to contribute a little. I honestly wish my boyfriend was a bit more stylish, because who doesn't like a man who dresses well? I like the look, especially the semi striped tee!

    May x • THE MAYDENbloglovin'

    1. Just have your boyf read your blog. The striped tee is gender neutral, I'd say. :]

  8. This is a great look for guys! I don't see a lot of stylish men where I live and I only wish they choose to wear something like this!

  9. great picks :)
    kisses from dubai ♥

  10. I love all this stuff! Honestly, I would probably wear this myself ;)


  11. Lovely outfit <3

  12. This is such an interesting post and a cool outfit, I'd wear the tee myself ♡
    Sadiya Hearts 

  13. You'd make a fantastic men's stylist ;) Loving all of your picks and I agree they're very LA-friendly (especially those Supra sneakers!) I can imagine lots of guys around here wearing this outfit! And if I had a boyfriend myself, I'd make him wear this hehe.


  14. i could totally see that striped shirt on my hubby!

    cute & little

  15. I never think about men's fashion really, ha. Though I guess I notice when a man has a put together look or when there's a top in the men's section I want for myself. Sometimes I do think that fashion should be gender neutral - let's just make clothes and let people pick what they want without labelling it men's or women's clothing, but having male and women sizing ('cos obv we're shaped different). x

    Ornella || euhnella

    1. I think there should be more gender neutral clothes as well. It's happening slowly! :]

  16. that striped top looks great. I should push my man to wear more stripes :-P

  17. This is the right spot to buy Men's casuals.I love it.

  18. wow great selection

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  19. Great picks and ideas, love the colours!
    Have a good day :)
    Rosanna x
    Rose’s Rooftop

  20. so cool I love your set and I've just written about men's style. What a coincidence.

  21. love the mens selection! i personally think they have better clothes and they are better made.

  22. Ooooh I like this! Very few female bloggers talk about mens clothes so this is refreshing! My boyfriend is so basic though (uniform of jeans, boots and a black or white vneck) so when I look at mens stuff, I can't look at it with him in mind haha.


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