Fashion has a new style icon: dear old dad. None of us expected to see cargo shorts, baseball caps, grandpa sneakers and dad jeans becoming popular, but hey, that’s fashion. We never really know what we’re going to get.
Dad fashion doesn’t involve raiding your father’s closet. Roomy and comfortable silhouettes go with the territory, but you don’t have to look like you’re playing dress up. A touch of dad fashion can be easily added with a pair of chunky sneakers, a Hawaiian shirt, a bucket hat or anything else previously dubbed “ugly.” The key is to have fun and not obsess over styling decisions, just like dad.
In need of inspo? Here are some of the ways street style stars have adopted dad fashion that keeps it trendy, not tragic.