In my early 20s, here. I have a lot of Made to Measure suits from Suit Supply that deliver great value for the dollar. They shape my body silhouette very well. But when I'm in public, it seems like everyone, both male and female, is trying to size me up when I'm wearing a well tailored suit.
Like males will try to lock eye contact with me, and if I look away first (I'm tired/I don't care about this whole alpha bravo shit), from my peripheral vision I can see them sneer as if they somehow one-upped me by getting me to look away first.
Same with attractive females as I cross paths with them. They will try to make and hold eye contact with me, and expect me to hold it but at the same time, some days I don't give a damn and look away. In the most genuine way possible, I sometimes hate the attention and feeling like I have to be "in the zone" all the time. Sometimes I just want to walk to the coffee shop and not have to give off a commanding presence/charismatic aura in public, it's exhausting. But it seems like everyone I pass expects me to
It's the same people at my train station every day, and some days I just don't want to be "in the zone" all the time.
It's sort of exhausting when you dress well and everyone in public is trying to size you up 24/7. How do you guys deal with this? Is it just a mind state thing? Genuinely curious if similar situations happen to you guys and how you deal with it on a day to day basis