WHAT TO WEAR: Meet the Parents

Step back ladies, the college guys are giving us a run for our money this semester or at least that’s what they want us to think! College guys have been stepping up their style game this year more than ever and they are ready to make a great first impression. Perhaps one of the most nerve-racking encounters a young guy will face is meeting their significant other’s parents for the first time. By putting together a stylish and clean-cut outfit, they will be one step closer to acing the first impression! This Fashionisto exerts confidence in his cool and casual outfit making him master meeting the parents.

This Fashionisto brings together major trends and classic looks to create a casual and appropriate outfit for meeting the parents. Chambray button-downs seem to be the hottest item for both men and women this season. This choice of button-down looks polished without trying too hard. The classic elements for this look are his dark wash jeans and leather band watch. These are two essential pieces that you can never go wrong with. My personal favorite part of this Fashionisto’s outfit are his oxford-style shoes. These are a favorite of mine because it is a casual twist on a normally formal shoe. They are also neutral-colored so they can be paired with many different pieces. Another important part of his ensemble is his color palette. You never want to be too over-the-top when meeting the parents for the first time so this gray and blue color palette cannot fail!

One Simple Change: By switching the chambray button-down to a plain T-shirt, this look becomes casual and comfortable enough for class or studying in the library!