Different styles of sweaters make a handsome guy look even more handsome. Cardigans especially have been increasing in popularity recently.
Shawl neck: Kohl's
| Banana Republic
| Forever 21
Zip-up cardigan: Kohl's
Avoid cheap looking fabrics and look for high quality cottons and wools (merino and/or cashmere are especially fine and dressier for work if you can afford it).
Instead of polos, I would suggest dressy button-up shirts, assuming your job has an office-style dress code.
Shirts with an oxford weave (BR - zoom for detail
) or texture (BR - zoom for detail
) can add a bit of interest to an otherwise plain-looking shirt.
Two nice work-appropriate patterns are fine stripes (BR
) and gingham (BR
For pants, stick with slim fit because "relaxed"/"classic" fits are outdated. Pleats are in for this season, but overall have become outdated and non-pleated pants give you a more modern look.
) are also nice if you're looking for something more casual than dress pants but dressier than jeans.
Finally, shoes. Do not wear square toe. Ever. You probably also want to avoid pointed toe.
Stick with a round toe and find something simple, without any unnecessary (and sometimes ugly) detailing.Aldo 1
| Aldo 2
| Aldo 3