15 Photos That Prove Your Dad Used To Be Cool

A look back on the birth of cool. And if he isn’t still this cool, Target has everything you need to get him back into the groove this Father’s Day.

1. The dude was taking selfies waaayy before you were.

Jenn (Yana) / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: yanajenn

2. His bands paved the way for all your bands.

alwebster007 / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: alwebster007

3. He could put a smile on any kid’s face, even with just his pure brawn.

mricon / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: mricon

4. He was the king of every weather situation.

gillicious / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: ggunson

5. He was always shockingly good at providing for the family.

Ray “Pelon” Edgar Ventura, CA / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: 98845856@N04

6. He forged his sterling reputation way back then.

Jenn (Yana) / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: yanajenn

7. He had all the right moves with the ladies.

8. After all, he did marry your mom.

9. His current favorite sport might be aggressive lounging, but he used to be the king of competition.

gillicious / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: ggunson

10. And he helped you understand the true meaning of sportsmanship.

Brent Moore / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: brent_nashville

11. He’s been an animal whisperer since, well, since forever.

Dennis Harper / CC By 2.0 / Flickr: dennisharper

12. His clothes collection had humble, awesome roots.

Troy Tolley / CC BY-ND 2.0 / Flickr: sugarhiccuphiccup

13. Even his casual looks laid groundwork for modern wear.

14. And he had the courage to wear whatever colors he wanted.

15. But all that’s just because he was trained to dress right by the best.

Michael 1952 / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: mike52ad

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