20 Cool Outfits for Guys That Instantly Make Them a Million Times Hotter
A guy might look totally blah most of the time, but then one day he walks into geometry class looking like a supermodel sculpted by Greek gods and you wonder to yourself: What happened? What changed? Well, it's probably because he woke up and just decided to throw on one of the following clothing items – clothing items that instantly (mysteriously) make members of the male gender a million times hotter for unknown reasons.
Don't believe me? Just keep on scrolling while I prove my point. Every single outfit on this list is guaranteed to make a guy look waaaaay more attractive, like, immediately.
Even if ya boy lives in T-shirts, the addition of a badass leather jacket transforms him into the most stylish guy in the room. Something about it is just so Jess Mariano – and it's so hot.
What you'll need: Faux Leather Biker Jacket, $100, Mango
A Plain Black Tee
Black T-shirts are like the IRL version of a thirst trap – they hug his biceps in all the right places and the tight crew neck cut makes him look model-hot.
What you'll need: Black Pocket T-shirt, $18, Everlane
Bomber jackets are the ultimate cool-guy move. I can't put my finger on why, but for some reason wearing one is ALWAYS sexy.
What you'll need: Leaf Print Bomber Jacket, $70, Zara
A Well-Tailored Suit
Do I even need to elaborate on this one? I feel like this pic of Charles Melton looking dapper as all hell is the only explanation needed, no?
What you'll need: Twisted Tailor Navy Pinstriped Suit Jacket, $92, ASOS
How can he look simultaneously suave and painfully cute AT THE SAME TIME? Idk, but a slim-fit camel overcoat does all of that and then some, my friend.
What you'll need: Wool Mix Double Breasted Camel Overcoat, $127, ASOS
You can't look at a plaid flannel button-up without thinking of Jughead from Riverdale, therefore every guy who wears one will be blessed with the aura of his hotness. Science.
What you'll need: Cotton Flannel Shirt, $25, H&M
Maybe it's because beanies are an essential part of the official fukboi uniform? Something about a man in a beanie (with a little bit of scruff 😍) just looks so good.
What you'll need: Ribbed Beanie, $150, Acne Studios
Everyone knows the best indicator of hotness is a guy's shoes. (I know it sounds crazy, but it's true.) A fresh pair of Air Force 1s or even a dirty pair of Vans up the hotness level SEVERAL points.
What you'll need: Suede Classic+ Sneakers, $65, Puma
Hoodies are hot by themselves, but when he wears that hood up, the nearest smoke alarms go off. Idk why, but these are facts.
What you'll need: Long-Sleeve Full Hoodie, $40, Uniqlo
A guy who takes risks with his accessories – or wears accessories at all (the bar is low) – always gets major points. Also in this category: necklaces, rings, bracelets. YUM.
What you'll need: Jazz Safari Gold Rim Sunglasses, $95, Crap Eyewear
Vintage-y Short Sleeve Button-Ups
Whether it's fresh from an H&M bag or actual vintage, one of these shirts says "I'm stylish" and, yes, also, "I'm hot." All he has to do next is throw on some chains and watch me SWEAT.
What you'll need: Sundays Floral Short Sleeve Shirt, $42, Billabong
For Exhibit A, I present this double JoBro Chelsea boot situation. I rest my case.
What you'll need: Tan Faux Suede Chelsea Boots, $52, Topman
I think everyone knows why skinny jeans are the top choice for a Hot Guy wardrobe (read: da bootay), but he deserves extra points for any stylish distressing action. It's impossible to rock skinnies and not look like a whole snack.
What you'll need: Next Level Airflex Stacked Skinny Jean, $42, American Eagle
The number one rule in the How to Be Hot Handbook: be Noah Centineo. Just copy any outfit he wears, like this look here. Even with jeans, loafers just make a guy look so sophisticated.
What you'll need: Somerset Link Bit Loafer, $109, Cole Haan
A suave bow tie makes even the broiest bro look beyond dapper – like they're about to tap their knife against their glass and make a really well-thought-out speech.
What you'll need: Black Satin Bow Tie, $13, H&M
Flat Bill Hats
Backwards, frontwards, to the side – doesn't matter how you wear them, there's never a situation in which a flat bill hat is NOT hot. You can add it to literally any cool outfit successfully.
What you'll need: Ripstop Snapback hat, $30, Champion
Tight joggers and a flat bill hat? Lawd help me.
What you'll need: City Sweat Joggers, $118, Lululemon
A Slightly Unbuttoned Shirt
Unbuttoning the shirt is a dangerous game, but if done right, has major payoff. You can't unbutton it too much – that's douchey – just enough to show a hint of chest. *Chef kiss.*
What you'll need: Grandad Collar Shirt, $26, Bershka
With a graphic tee and skinnies? The outfit combo makes every dude look like a punk rock god about to take the stage.
What you'll need: Rugged Wear Denim Jacket, $49, Wrangler
Button-downs With the Sleeves Rolled Up
The instant hotness that occurs when a guy rolls up his sleeves is one of life's biggest mysteries. Maybe it's the subtle forearm flex? (Also applies to sweaters, apparently.)
What you'll need: Stretch Secret Wash Shirt, $65, J.Crew