The Canadian Tuxedo
Denim-on-denim isn’t just for your dad anymore. The Canadian Tuxedo, if not done right, can look like a total disaster. But that doesn’t mean you can’t pull it off. Your pops may have rocked a matching denim jacket, but ditch that and go for a lightweight chambray shirt instead. Keep the fit slim and play around with lighter washed denim this summer for a modern take on this dad classic.
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The most next-level outfit on this list involves a cape. It’s totally unique and an accomplishment only a few can get away with. You can count Cam’ron as one of them being that he has a collaboration with Mark McNairy on a few custom capes. The other is Macklemore, who pushes the Jawn Draper movement further with this get up. Will you be the next one to pull off the superhero swag? You might never know unless you try. Warning: outfit only for dudes whose swag is always on a hundred thousand trillion.
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From the man who rose to fame by rapping about rummaging through other’s used clothing, you can bet Macklemore knows how to give a fresh take on something old. The “Thrift Shop” artist can put together a solid outfit like it was his job. Honing his style with the DIY attitude and creativity that comes with thrifting, the Seattle rapper has developed a signature look to call his own.
From pilgrim hats to pants with crazy patterns, the results are always unique–maybe not for everyone, but certainly not a disaster either.
As Macklemore celebrates his birthday today, we’re looking back at some of the weird fashion he’s rocked in the past. See what you can learn from this second-hand expert. Here are 10 bizarre Macklemore outfits that everyone should have in their rotation this summer.
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