Fashion

Jake Gyllenhaal And The Arm-Flattering Polo Shirt

The right (way) to bear arms.
IMAGE Michael Loccisano
Comments

Summer is over. Dead. Finished. But does that mean you retreat to the sofa with a bumper pack of smoky bacon crisps and sub-par Netflix recommendations? Of course not. You stick to the gym routine. Or, failing that, you make like Jake Gyllenhaal and at least dress yourself stacked. 

At the premiere bash of his latest flick Wildlife, the 37-year-old opted for a fail-safe way to flatter guns: the polo shirt. Which sounds relatively pedestrian. Though follow a few simple rules, and you too can create the illusion of screen-friendly, heart-crushing Hollywood arms.


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

The trick is a tighter sleeve. Not Ricky Martin 'she bangs, she bangs' tight, but close enough that you'll struggle to get two fingers underneath. This accentuates your muscles, thus crafting a chiseled frame. Settle for a block color, too, one that'll contrast with your skin tone, and there're even more pounds of muscle to be won. 

Of course, there's only so much you can do with twiglet arms. But say you've made minimal effort with the weights, you can make maximum impact with what you place on top. 

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

Comments
View More Articles About:
Recommended Videos
About The Author
Murray Clark
View Other Articles From Murray Clark
Comments
Latest Feed
 
Share
 
Share
Steve McQueen's iconic Le Mans timepiece has a storied history
 
Share
Bill banning single-use plastics may receive the President’s support.
 
Share
It’s the latest acquisition of the Davao-based businessman.
 
Share
The players saw Bong Tan as a caring father figure who was generous with both support and advice.
 
Share
Executive chef Cristeta Comerford receives honorary doctorate degree from UP.
 
Share
In case you weren’t aware, you can now bring your service and support doggos on board.
 
Share
They’ll be available in select Vans stores in the country.
 
Share
Load More Articles
Connect With Us