Fashion

I'm Gonna Buy a Striped Tee, and Believe I Look Cool and French

How to look cool like a Frenchman.
Comments

Some struggle blog you read in 2011 probably told you not to wear horizontal stripes. It probably said something about making you look wider or shorter, because in 2011 that was the sort of tired, non-body-positive style rule the ghouls of #menswear might lean on. 

Not only should you not pay mind to petty rules of that nature, you should also do whatever the hell you want in regard to choosing latitude over longitude. These days, and especially when winter finally eats shit, all I care about is buying stuff that makes me feel good, and in this case, makes me think I look like a Cool French Guy. 

Honestly, every time I put on this one sweater I have with the American flag on it, the MAGA of it all sends chills up my spine. I need something that says "thin mustache and a cigarette" not "thin morals and a can of dip."

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Nonnative - Dweller Striped T-Shirt

And so I'm gonna buy a striped tee. And I'm gonna wear it to work tucked into black chinos. And I'm gonna put a blazer over it for The Big Meeting. And I'm gonna take it to a beach weekend this summer. And I'm gonna wear it out to the bar, and then to bed when I stumble home.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

This story originally appeared on Esquire.com. Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

Comments
View More Articles About:
About The Author
Ben Boskovich
View Other Articles From Ben Boskovich
Comments
Latest Feed
 
Share
Sixteen places where you can get clothes that make a statement.
 
Share
Here's the Endgame truth from Brie Larson, Chris Evans, and Ruffet Lohannson.
 
Share
Here's the Endgame truth from Brie Larson, Chris Evans, and Ruffet Lohannson.
 
Share
The White Walkers are coming, but sure, let's do this instead.
 
Share
Our favorite bare-hand-steak-eatin' sleazelord showed off some new abdominal ink.
 
Share
The Singapore-based startup reportedly laid off employees in Indonesia and Thailand, according to a media report.
 
Share
New styling and convenience features update the 10th generation Civic.
 
Share
The young La Spezia chefs want to challenge themselves.
 
Share
Game of Thrones showrunners seem to delight in featuring various celebrities in the show.
 
Share
She tried to get showrunners to change their minds but eventually gave up.
 
Share
Whether you’re a highly technical diver or simply looking to tell time in between laps at the pool, here are the timepieces that are built to thrive under extreme (water) pressure.
 
Share
Some early Galaxy Fold models are running into screen issues
Load More Articles
Connect With Us