Can men look good in pink

5 styling rules for the color pink

01 Feb 5 Styling rules for the color pink


How to wear pink without looking like a barbie? Here you will find out the tricks to combine cool and casual.

Do you like pink? Or do you like to put on your rose-colored glasses? You have probably already noticed it by then: The designers have again shown many colors for this year, from soft pink tones to a strong fuchsia on the runways from Paris to New York. So it is clear what will bloom us this fashion year.

Pink, purple, magenta, cyclam, fuchsia

I like pink, because it makes you look very present, fresh, lively and self-confident, but as a clothing color it can quickly be understood as a bit provocative and tussi-like. It is said that pink is the "provocative sister" of pink: In the unpopular scale of colors, pink is clearly quite high, regardless of whether it is for men or women.

Pink is chick?

If you are wondering how you can combine pink without looking like a barbie, my 5 tips will help you, because I will tell you what to keep in mind and how you can never go wrong.


5 styling rules for the trend color pink so you don't look like a barbie.

1. Pink must not be tight.

Clothes in this color that are tight fitting quickly look cheap. I therefore advise against skimpy tops and mini skirts. Wide and casual items such as shirts, sweaters or long trousers and skirts are more suitable. They look a lot more casual and modern.


2. Combine pink in an unusual way!

Accessories should break the pink in style, so combine a sporty sneaker, coarse leather belt and cool backpacks. High heels and small handbags are not suitable.


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3. Take only one piece in pink!

If you like the color, but don't want to stand out with a gaudy outfit, include accessories in your outfit - e.g. a pink scarf, a necklace, pink sandals or a striped shirt.


4. Straight and masculine cuts

Pink looks coolest in masculine cuts, which are atypically feminine - angular shapes such as straight-cut blazers and straight trousers or wide oversized coats.


5. Pink and other shades

Not only black and white are classic combination partners of pink tones.

Even olive as an earthy shade of green (which makes you think more of military), in combination with pink, makes an exciting and unusual look, e.g. the classic parka with the pink sweater.

Stone gray as a calm and neutral base color makes pink suitable for business, especially if it is a light, mild shade of pink.
The combination with camel looks very stylish and feminine. For example, a camel-colored coat over a pink blouse can look very elegant.


Pink in men:

Men can of course also wear pink, but should definitely be southern types, tanned and with dark hair and also very masculine. A pink polo shirt is a little easier, especially in summer. Here are some charming inspirations.

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Article / Collage:

Scarf: Dorothy Perkins, sweater: Altuzarra, coat: Harris Wharf, turtleneck: Landsend, sweater neck collar: Diane F├╝rstenberg, bag: Burberry, jeans: Current Elliott, sneakers: Nike, pumps: TopShop, glasses: Oliver Peoples

Many thanks to Breuninger Fashion


I wish you lots of fun with pink!