Since leaving the trucker hat behind _ and marrying Demi Moore _ Ashton Kutcher's fashion sense has taken a turn for the better.
Kutcher, the face of 2003's trucker hat fad, dispenses sartorial tips for couples in an essay in the September issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine, now on newsstands.
"Guys don't like to be told they look nice, pretty or cute or that they clean up well," the 29-year-old actor says.
"So when your guy finally tries on something that you like, tell him that he looks like James Bond or Tony Montana," he writes. "Feel free to be even more vague than that: `Wow, that suit makes you look like that hot football player!'"
Kutcher, who got his break on Fox network's "That '70s Show," is often photographed on the arm of the stylish Moore, 44. The couple wed in September 2005.
"Trust me, say any of this and you won't be able to get him to take the damn suit off," he says. "Before you know it, he'll be wearing an Armani tux to league night at the bowling alley."
His advice for women: "You never want people to notice your accessories. ... In this same way, your man should not upstage you. He is there to highlight you."
"Make sure the look isn't too matchy-matchy. ... Your best bet is to match the man gear to that great new Balenciaga bag that you're planning to carry. If your bag works with your outfit, so will he."
Kutcher, who hosted MTV's "Punk'd" prank show, has starred in films such as "Dude, Where's My Car?" and "The Guardian." He also appeared in last year's "Bobby," co-starring Moore.
Harper's Bazaar is a publication of Hearst Magazines, a unit of the Hearst Corp.
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