Your New Basic T-Shirt For Fall Is Actually A Turtleneck

by MR Magazine Staff

The prevalence of Dad style is rooted in comfort, not just dressing like a guy who tells bad jokes and buys his jeans at Costco. It’s also about taking what grown men wore a few decades ago and blithely celebrating the awesomeness of those garments, i.e. soft cotton baseball caps, oversized shirts tucked in, tube socks with shorts, and lots of corduroy. Now, one of the greatest dad style unifiers, the basic cotton turtleneck, is both essential to fall layering and back in the good graces of fashion royalty. And all it took was Raf Simons putting them under everything from button-ups to parkas on the Calvin Klein Fall 2017 runway. A cotton turtleneck base layer, not to be confused with a turtleneck sweater made of merino or cashmere, is a low key manly-style flex. And whether you wear it slim to show off your biceps or boxy for 90s skater appeal, the cotton basic is guaranteed to extend lightweight jacket weather by several weeks. Plus, right now you can splurge on the high fashion version or if you’re not ready to commit, duck into L.L. Bean and pick one up for under $30. Here are seven to cop on any budget. Read more at GQ.