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Sharp-Dressed Man

Alfani Jacket: $69.98 Shirt: $49 (Photo provided by Macy's)

According to ZZ Top, “every girl’s crazy ’bout a sharp dressed man.”

But what exactly does that entail these days?

When it comes to men’s attire, there are a few major fashion faux pas that all gentlemen should understand — and avoid.

Durand Guion, men’s fashion director at Macy’s, names a few.

“Buttoning the last button on a suit jacket or sport coat,” he lists. “Leaving the stitches in on the brand label on the sleeve or the stitches on the back vents of a jacket. Wearing loud colored shirts with black suits.”

Following those simple guidelines will get fellas started on the right path.

Tips for a well-dressed man Guion also offers a few tips regarding what should be on the to-do list of things well-dressed men should know.

“Make sure everything fits properly, even tees,” he says.

When it comes to formal wear, Guion says to make sure to have at least three crisp white shirts in the closet — “they make any outfit look sharp” — and never match the pocket square, dress shirt and tie.

To read the full story, pick up the latest issue of Kane County Magazine.