Illustration by Hilton Dresden
Looking fierce can be hard to pull off without some help. With so many interesting pieces hitting runways and retail alike, it can be a real struggle deciphering what to wear. That’s why we’ve drawn up the best outfit of the moment, for men and women alike. And we’ll show you how to recreate it. Dog sold separately.
The cropped sleeveless turtleneck.
A staple for any wardrobe, cropped turtlenecks, with or without sleeves, are done best when their “turtle” section is nice and chunky. See this one from Sak’s Off Fifth:
The baggy bomber jacket.
Bombers are everything right now, and with the summer coming to an end, you’ll need good layers to combat that fall breeze. Try these ones from Topman:
The boxy, high-waisted shorts.
Tight shorts are over – no one wants to deal with those uncomfortable denim wedgies any longer. Go for a boxier cut in your next pair, ideally with a little pleating action. Try these from ASOS:
The purple velvet ankle boots.
Don’t even try to argue with the fact that everyone on this Earth could use a pair of purple velvet pumps. There’s only one place that sells them for cheap and gets the fit just right, and that’s Public Desire:
Enjoy your new wardrobe. And remember, kids: smoking kills.