Yes, Men Can Wear Pink! Here’s How

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From the time we are born, pink is associated with girls and blue is associated with boys. But, as adults, we know how ridiculous gender stereotypes can be. Pink is for everyone! As the months become colder and dark colors become more ubiquitous, sometimes you just want to lighten up. Pink is the perfect way to do that. You can go all out in a fuchsia sweater or a perhaps subtle pink accessory is more your taste. No matter what level of pink you want to reach, here are some great ways to add the color to your wardrobe this fall.

Thomas Pink Mears Check Slim Fit Double Cuff Shirt

You can’t talk about the color pink without mentioning British designer Thomas Pink. A lot of his collection is the color of his namesake and the Mears Check Slim Fit Double Cuff shirt is one of the designer’s most unique offerings. Featuring a hot pink and white extra large check, this shirt is punchy, yet refined. Made of 100% cotton, it is also machine washable.

Brooks Brothers Cashmere V-Neck

No item is as perfectly appropriate for fall as a classic v-neck sweater is. So, why not wear one in a light pink color? Brooks Brothers’ Cashmere V-Neck sweater looks great with everything from jeans to dress pants. Made of 100% cashmere, it’s soft and comfortable.

McLaughlin Walt Pima Cotton Pant

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Technically, J. McLaughlin’s Walt Pima Cotton pants are “Nantucket Red,” which is a shade of reddish pink. These bold, preppy pants can be worn all year round. For the fall, pair them with a rich navy sweater or perhaps a nice plaid button-down. For the summer, it’s simple, wear these pants with any polo shirt of your choosing.

Mo’s Bows Pink as to Gingham Bowtie

If the name Mo’s Bows sounds familiar to you, it is because Mo, who started his company at the tender age of 11 was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank. While he didn’t get any bites, Daymond John agreed to be his mentor and Mo continues to design awesome handmade bow ties. His Pink as to Gingham bowtie is a great way to add a just a little bit of pink to any ensemble.

Sid Mashburn Hand-Rolled Pocket Square

Atlanta designer Sid Mashburn says, “To me, if you’re wearing a jacket, you need a pocket square.” So take his advice and make it pink. Sid Mashburn’s Hand-Rolled pocket square is made in France of 50% cotton and 50% linen. A navy blue edge completes the look of this great, but often overlooked accessory.

Hermès Pont De H Tie

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Source: Hermès

Hermès is one of the most luxurious brands out there. This 100% silk tie is simply stunning. Featuring pink and fuchsia H logos on a navy background, you just can’t go wrong wearing it with a navy blue or grey suit or even a blazer or sportcoat.

Ralph Lauren Long Sleeved Fuchsia Polo Shirt

Fuchsia is having a moment this season, especially when it comes to menswear. This Ralph Lauren Fuchsia Polo is perfect if you are a jeans and a t-shirt kind of guy. You can even customize it by adding a monogram or choose the color and size of the logo pony. If you aren’t sure you’re up for full-on fuchsia, consider wearing it underneath a sweater.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox

If you aren’t sure if you are a “pink guy,” these Converse Chuck Taylors might convince you otherwise. The bright pink color looks great with jeans or khakis and a t-shirt. With classic white stitching, this is great way to put wear pink in a subtle, non-committal kind of way.

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