Apparently a memo has been going around for decades to ALL MEN that you have ONLY 2 options for your summer wardrobe.
Either a Polo shirt with baggy cargo shorts:
OR a T-shirt with baggy cargo shorts:
Jesus Christ!! Is this the best you can do!!?
BUT, I went shopping for Stonewash the other day... and literally this above is all that was offered.
I was super confused.
In Women's wear we see different styles every season, trickling down from the runways of NYC, Paris & Milan.
There are Menswear runway collections too!! Here! I'll show you!!
Armani Spring/Summer 2014:
Prada Spring/Summer 2014:
Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2014:
I've talked to the hubs about this. "Why do you think guys don't stray from that boring shlumpy polo/cargo look?" and he said that there is such a strange stigma for being adventurous AT ALL in your way of dress as a man. That if you waver at all from the NORMAL BORING GUY outfit, your guy friends will see you as this (below):
and then relentlessly TEASE THE SHIT OUT OF YOU FOREVER.
What is THAT about!? Is that the man version of the genderist self-loathing talk that we women are known to engage in?
Wow, someone needs to explore that.
So when I was shopping for my husband, I tried to go modern, to go cool with the clothes, something like this:
So that he doesn't look like a sloppy cheesy guy from 20 years ago.
Or even this (below), how freaking money is Bill Murray:
MY GOD I LOVE HIM!