Welcome to The Modest Man®, the best resource for short men who want to dress well and become more confident.
This page will help you get the most out of this site. First off, my name is Brock. I run the show around here.
If you want to learn more about me, click here. If it's your first time here, here's what you should do right now:
I've put some of my best content into three free PDF guides (over 40 pages total):
- Clothing Alterations 101 – Mini guide on tailoring your shirts, jackets and pants
- TMM Clothing Care Guide – 27 page, in-depth guide to wardrobe maintenance
- How to Dress Taller – 11 crucial style tips for shorter men
Fill out this form to get all three free guides immediately:
Done? Cool. Moving on…
#2: Read These Posts First
When it comes to clothing, most people don't understand how bad short men have it. Clothes aren't made for men who are below average height. I've tried on clothes from all of the major retailers, and nothing fits right.
The struggle is real: Shameless Rant: Clothing Industry Hates Short Men
Clearly, there's a problem, which is why many shorter gents have simply given up. They've settled for clothes that don't look good on them. I used to be one of these guys. Here's the proof:
But you can dress better: Stop Wearing Clothes That Don't Fit Your Body
In time, I learned that it is possible to dress in a way that flatters the shorter body type. It just takes extra effort. The most important thing you can do is make sure your clothes fit properly.
This means you'll either have to shop at speciality brands or get your clothes tailored.
- Buy from these brands: Clothes for Short Men
- Get your clothes tailored: How to Find a Tailor
- Use these outfit ideas: TMM Outfit Ideas
I know this is a lot to take in. Upgrading your style takes effort (time and money). But trust me, my friend…
It's worth the effort: 100 things That Happen When You Dress Well
If you like the sound of this, keep reading!
#3: Join the Private ‘Modest Men' Facebook Group
By joining this private group, you'll get access to hundreds of like-minded men who can give you instant feedback on outfits or recent purchases.
It's just nice to have a support network of fellow modest men who want to look and feel their best. There's really no other group like this on the Internet.
You'll even get access to a few industry experts – other bloggers, clothes makers, etc. Click here to join the group today.
You have to be approved by me or another moderator, but we'll make sure it happens ASAP.
#4: Check Out ‘The Modest Man Style Guide'
Complete with photos, it's full of in-depth information about clothing fit, accessories, suits, shoes and more. It's reasonably priced, and it's great for anyone who wants the crash course version of this blog.
#5: Check Out the Podcast
Do you like podcasts? I co-host The Buttoned Up Podcast with my friend, Jon Shanahan (a.k.a., The Kavalier).
We interview men's lifestyle influencers and entrepreneurs to hear about their story and get their thoughts about the industry.
#6: Give Yourself a High Five
You're here, which means you care. Whether you're a total beginner or a style pro, you're trying to improve yourself.
You want to live the life you deserve, regardless of your height (or anything else, for that matter). Well done, and welcome aboard!