It is that time of year again: Pride Season, Swimwear, and BBQs. What does that mean? For those with bangin bodies, we pull out those skimpy tank tops, the shortest of the short shorts, ridiculous "european" swimwear, and shear shirts. For those of you who are a little more modest you might be pulling out those bright colors, and white shorts. And for those of you who don't care that much about fashion, you are probably pulling out cargo shorts and your sandals. Right, so here is the problem with Summer clothes. Summer clothes are really only made to show off the body. Bermuda shorts are great if you have a nice butt, but horrible if you have skinny legs. You are better off cutting up a pair of your skinnies. Short shorts are great if you have thighs, but are unforgiving if you have love handles. Tank tops are great if you have nice arms, and no back fat. Now, as much as you think that every gay man has a great body, the reality is that the majority of America doesn't fit into the the "fit model" category. So, how does the average gay American get away with summer wear? You don't have to hide behind cargos, or gym shorts. There are plenty of ways to do summer and hide the parts you don't want seen.
Prints are always a great way to either hide or expand areas of the body. If your legs are thin, wearing printed pants will make your legs look larger. If you have a slight belly, a print jacket, will help hide those unwanted sides as well.
If you don't have a lot of torso shape, oversized tops and short shorts make for a great way to cut up your body proportions.
Color blocking is another great way to break of your body proportions. Color blocking seems to be man's new best friend. From short shorts to cargos, to oversized, and preppy- color blocking can be used for anyone's sense of style.