The Great Preppy Style Comeback Has Begun

by MR Magazine Staff

Menswear moves in waves. And for a couple years now, style-savvy men across the globe have turned to workwear. Sometimes it’s been in the form of a heritage-brand-meets-fashion-label collaboration like Alyx and Dickies, or Vetements and Champion. Other times, guys are going straight to the source and wearing the classics: Stan Ray painter pants, Carhartt chore jackets, and Realtree camo tees. Take a walk through SoHo and you’re likely to see a pair of $50 work pants paired with ultra-hyped sneakers that sell for nearly ten times that. And while workwear and streetwear are ascendant, the styles that felt cool three or five or ten years ago have simmered quietly in the background. But a quick look at the latest collections from a number of beloved menswear labels suggests that—while workwear vibes aren’t going anywhere—the preppy style comeback has begun. Read more at GQ.