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Why Ladies Love Well-Dressed Men

We all know what they say about a man in uniform, but it doesn’t even take a uniform for women to appreciate a well-dressed man.

According to a study published on pamper.my/news, 81% of women (4 out of 5 women) say “there is nothing more romantic than a man who knows how to dress up right.” In the same study, 50% of women say that a tuxedo is the sexiest thing a man can wear.

So, why are women gravitating towards well-dressed men over their more casually clad buddies? While it all eventually comes down to personal preference, there are distinct factors that come into play when a man sports a classy look. 



When a man takes pride in his personal appearance, it is a sign that he knows how to take care of himself; this extends beyond personal hygiene, but it also shows that he knows how to dress to impress, which communicates an air of ambition and drive!


Work Ethic

While it is subconscious, when a woman sees a man go the extra mile for his appearance, it can translate into the idea that he is willing to go the extra mile in other facets of his life: career, family, dating, etc.


Celebrity Influence

Once again, celebrities are setting the bar high. When we see our favorite male celebs out of costume, they are normally still dressed to impress; be it in well-cut suits or at the least pressed dress shirts. Therefore, we can tend to associate success and attractiveness with being well-dressed.



It would be hard to dispute the fact that women typically tend to put more effort into their appearance than men. (And it’s not easy work, I might add). Therefore, it shows a certain amount of respect and equality when a man also puts effort into his appearance, especially for a date or a special occasion. It shows that you want to look nice for your partner because you value their opinion.


Now don’t get me wrong, we all love when a guy shows his rugged side or shows that he’s not too stuffy, but ladies, we must admit that when a guy puts effort into his appearance, we take notice. And we like what we see!

Stay Classy, Ladies!

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I am adopted from Russia and was raised in West Virginia. I am a double major in English (Writing Concentration) and Musical Theatre. I love art in many different forms be it writing, singing, acting, drawing/painting, or design. I adore fashion and it has helped me become the person that I want to be in life. I am a very open person and love talking to people, so feel free to ask me anything! I am honored to be a part of the Her Campus team and I hope that my writing will bring you a smile. If I'm not in the theater or typing up my version of the great American fashion column, you can always hear me coming from the click of my heels. My advice to all: Stay classy!
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