The soft boy aesthetic is a style of men’s fashion that is geared more towards guys that want to display their more sensitive side and artistic hobbies.
Many ‘soft boys’ are guys that are into things such as music, photography, art, philosophy, etc.
The aesthetic is actually quite easy to pull off and surprisingly very cheap on the wallet.
Here’s our guide on ‘How to dress like a soft boy‘.
If you’re wanting to get the soft boy aesthetic down really well, you need to start with the hair.
The best way to achieve ‘soft boy hair’ is by growing it out to about a medium length, trimming the sides, and styling it in a somewhat messy way or in a curtains style.
The soft boy look utilizes a variety of accessories.
From large Cuban link chains to round glasses. You don’t want these accessories to be overwhelming and gaudy – you want them to compliment your overall style and be somewhat subtle.
Aesthetic Round Glasses – From Amazon
Cuban Link Chains – From Amazon
Minimalist Rings – From Amazon
Retro Casio Digital Watch – From Amazon
Comfy High Socks – From Uniqlo
Soft Boy Outfits
Once you’ve gotten the hair and accessories down, the rest comes quite easy.
Soft boy outfits are all about vintage and comfort.
Most soft boy outfits feature classic shoes such as:
- Nike Air Forces – From Amazon
- Converse – From Amazon
- Vans – From Amazon
- Nike AirMax – From SNS
- Adidas Stan Smith – From Amazon
These shoes are all readily available and decently priced.
Jeans can either be very loose or a regular slim fit. A nice crop is always ideal but you can achieve the same look with a pin roll.
A lot of soft boy jeans are just classic Levi’s.
Some other pants to consider:
You can be quite creative with your top choices.
Some common tops for achieving the soft-boy aesthetic are:
- Oversized vintage long sleeves
- Oversized sweaters
- Vintage wind breakers
- Bowling shirts
- Denim jackets
- Striped shirts