There comes a point when a guy might decide he wants to, ya know, dress a bit cooler. But where does one start? It is easy to fall victim to the convenience offered by the fast fashion world. Retailers like Topman or Urban Outfitters might seem trendy and cheap, but don't expect quality. The other trap is streetwear—buying Stüssy or Supreme because there is a line outside does not make a well-dressed dude.
Nobody can dictate your style but you: Only you can figure out what you like. But a good way to at least differentiate your style from every other guy's fit is to buy stuff that isn't at every other shop. Thrifting is a great way to begin and a rather inexpensive starting point to experimenting with your style. But if you were to purchase a few key items for relatively cheap that can really take your fits from lame to flame, we have a few suggestions.