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10 Dad Fashion Fails You Can Help Him Avoid

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1. Cutoffs.

Ashley Cook

Not all pants have to become shorts! Get your dad some tailored dark denim — he'll look super fly and stylin'.

2. The infamous fanny pack.

Somebody get this man a messenger bag, stat!
Cas / (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: brightmeadow

Somebody get this man a messenger bag, stat!

3. Mixing black and brown.

Alix McAlpine

Classic dad! Get him a few nice belts — one brown and one black and one that has a pop of color!

4. Questionable hats.

What did the cowboy say to the snow? Some hats are timeless — scoop your dad up a nice deerstalker or pageboy. For cold weather, a hunting hat with ear flaps has totally become trendy again.
Charles Stanford / (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 84299143@N00

What did the cowboy say to the snow? Some hats are timeless — scoop your dad up a nice deerstalker or pageboy. For cold weather, a hunting hat with ear flaps has totally become trendy again.

5. Gag gifts.

He's a grown man! It's up to you to help him dress like one. Gag gifts are the fault of the giver. *coughYOUcough*
Carly Lesser & Art Drauglis / (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: wiredwitch

He's a grown man! It's up to you to help him dress like one. Gag gifts are the fault of the giver. *coughYOUcough*

6. Crazy shirts.

Tom Steele

Bulk up your dad's colorful closet with some solid or color-blocked button-downs. Color blocking will allow him to keep his love of brights in a trendy way.

7. Cowboy boots.

He's had those since college! Get him a pair of nice, leather ankle boots. So chic.
dadblunders / (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: sahdblunders

He's had those since college! Get him a pair of nice, leather ankle boots. So chic.

8. A retro sweater vest.

The man deserves some sleeves! And slim-fit cardigans were tailor-made for styling dads!
Carl Black / (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: mentalize

The man deserves some sleeves! And slim-fit cardigans were tailor-made for styling dads!

9. Short shorts.

Aubree Lennon

Sure, your dad is a fox. But every good fox can use a good pair of bermudas. The just-above-the-knee cut is cooling and flattering on all.

10. Fanny packs. Again.

This one bears mentioning again. No one deserves this. No one.
Orin Zebest / (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: orinrobertjohn

This one bears mentioning again. No one deserves this. No one.

Most of all: Do anything in your power to stop the insidious spread of Dad Pants.

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