When a man turns 30, he turns around and looks back at his life. But he should also turn around and look back at his wardrobe because, chances are, it’s been neglected.
We’ve rounded up 22 of the most important essentials that every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.
If you’re approaching or over 30, it might be time to go shopping.
There are no more excuses anymore. You're an adult now. You need at least one suit, preferably in navy or grey.
Really, you should have both by now. What have you been doing all this time?
As American dress skews more informal, blazers have become more important than ever.
A nice blazer will make sure that you don't overwhelm a room with a full suit when the occasion doesn't call for it. But it can also separate you from the crowd a bit.
Even if you're not a watch guy, you should realise the importance of wearing a watch on occasion.
Drop a few hundred to have a timepiece that you can call your own.
Quality dress shoes are always worth the investment. Make sure that you're set for the next decade by doing some research, and get some basic yet bulletproof shoes that you can wear with your suits.
Boots aren't just for lumberjacks anymore. They're an essential part of every man's fall and winter wardrobe.
A quality pair that can last your entire life is something that every guy should have at this stage.
Whether it's crisp white sneakers or a pair of trusty moccasins, you should have a signature summer shoe.
For colder climates, everyone knows that there's no substitute for a parka.
Sure you can carry a collapsible around with you forever, but after 30 it starts to look a little silly.
Because when was the last time you were jealous of a man who took a backpack to work with him?
The perfect T-shirt is not a myth. You just have to find it.
A perfectly fitting T-shirt is something that every man should have before he leaves his 20s.
A bathing suit that is actually flattering is one of the biggest tell-tale signs that you've grown up.
Buy a few ties for yourself. When your collection isn't 100% gifts from family members, then you'll actually have some ties that you'll like to wear.
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