Rules for dating older guys
A lot of them are targeted specifically at a younger, trendier crowd.
Styles that play off the insouciant look of youth — tousled hair, untucked shirts, undone shirt buttons, and so on — don't wear well on an older man.
So stop looking for super hot chemistry and butterflies when you first meet. Ignore those men, and seek out the guys who want a relationship with someone they can relate to. A mature woman who values herself doesn’t want to date a man who’s a victim or stuck in the past. Guys, correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe there’s a ‘lid for every pot’, a body type for every guy. Wherever you live, I promise you are not geographically undesirable (hello online dating, Face Time, and airplanes).
It’s not likely to happen like that at this age, and on the rare occasions when it does, the relationship is usually based on nothing more than lust. Some men like thin women, some like curvier figures. A man who never graduated college might be brilliant (Steve Jobs). ◊♦◊ Just about any problem you have in dating can be overcome. You don’t have to speak multiple languages, live in a big city, or have a perfect body. Dating problems begin to disappear when you overcome your insecurities and limiting beliefs about the opposite sex.
If you don't have a couple of good, reliable brands that you know you like for things like dress shirts and slacks, swing by an upper-end menswear store and ask the staff for some recommendations.
Try a few different brands on and see which ones Try a few different brands on and see which ones sit the best on your body.
Looking sharp is very important for older men who are still in the work force, especially now that reduced job security often has men who've been with the same company for most of their lives suddenly back out in the job market and competing with men half their age who'll work for smaller salaries.
Be careful when you start reading fashion blogs or magazines for advice!That means adding some unusual elements and experimenting a little — but do it like an older gentleman.When young men want to stand out they generally turn to counter-culture symbols: long or spiked hairstyles, tattoos, deliberately low-formality clothing, and so on.If you're looking sharp, on the other hand, people see the gray hairs and the good clothing and automatically think of leadership, wisdom, and maturity.Think about Hugh Hefner in his old age — he makes sure to wear clothes that expect respect, and everyone from the journalists to the Playboy Bunnies buys into it.
This isn't quite a menswear issue, but it sort of falls under the category of accessories, and it's important: make sure you've got a good smartphone, and that people see you using it.