Individuality is an inherent trait. You’re either a leader or a follower. You either have your own set of rules or you follow the ones set before you. And while you don’t need to proverbially go hog wild on the world, staying true to yourself is important. This also means setting a certain standard for how you live your life that may be outside the box of “normal.”

Your personal style is one of those things you have free reign on because it's generally one of the first things people notice about you. Whether it’s your actual clothing or your grooming habits, consider that first impression an audition and you’re trying out for the part of “me.” (Pro tip: If you’re short on time, a monthly Birchbox Man subscription can’t hurt.) With that said, here are 10 ways to style outside the box and ensure you're the individual you want people to see.