Bless the weather California’s been having recently! Even I’ve fallen victim to the joy of sitting out on the lawn under the sun and enjoying the fresh air in the middle of midterm season. Girls are out in their floral summer dresses and the guys are wearing their shorts because an ounce of winter has not happened for a while in San Luis Obispo. ‘Tis the season to break out the picnic blankets.
I found this Fashionisto out on the grass and reading near some people playing frisbee. It was mid-afternoon, and there was not a more perfect time to sit outside with a book. But because it wasn’t exactly smoldering heat outside, a layer or two would keep people comfortable under the sun.
He absolutely nails the super casual for class look with just the basics. His white V-neck is a staple for a guy’s closet because you can easily wear it by itself or under a jacket or button-up, like he did. And because it was warmer, the sleeves just had to be rolled up. Denim on denim is a trend that’s dominating the runways right now, and the only way to make it not Canadian-tuxedo-esque is choosing different washes of denim. He layers a light-washed button-up over his T-shirt while also wearing very dark jeans, which is simple, casual and perfectly stylish. He also has on sleek and neutral black sneakers, and to top it off is his pair of sunglasses and his cool brown leather Fossil watch. Every guy should understand that these are the absolute basics of casual stylish.
One Simple Change: If the cold weather starts to catch up with California, all you’ll need to do is throw on a nice, sleek jacket. Adding some color would go well, too, because this Fashionisto’s outfit is made up of all neutrals.