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20 Things your Dad wore that are still really cool

Your dad was one of the original trendsetters, here are some of his legacies. 
 

(Images: Getty & Dads Are The Original Hipsters)

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    1. Jorts

    That old pair of jeans that are so ripped they’re hanging beneath your knees? Cut them loose, and you have yourself a pair of jorts. Your dad wore them first but we wouldn’t suggest going that short. 

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    2. Windbreakers

    You may have been born in the eighties but your dad was owning them.

     

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    3. Leather jackets

    He probably had the bike to match but the jackets are still going strong.

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    4. Statement moustaches

    You’ll always strive for your father’s facial hair, but let’s be real. Yours pales in comparison.  

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    5. Beards

    Bow to your forefathers, hipsters. 

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    6. Hawaiian shirts

    You questioned them when you were younger, now you covet them.

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    7. 50s Undercut

    Your dad was rocking this as a child. Let that sink in. 

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    8. Long hair

    The man bun has nothing on the ultimate unkempt hair of the 70s.

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    9. Sweaters

    Your dad was pioneering ‘normcore’ while you were puking on all his good stuff. 

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    10. Aviators

    He’s probably got an original pair of Ray Bans in his desk drawer you would kill for. 

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    11. Pea coats

    Where would we be without them?

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    12. Birkenstocks

    Every summer. Every man, woman and child.

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    13. Turtlenecks

    You know you look good in yours, but god damnit look at that man.
     

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    14. Corduroys

    Warm, practical and bang on trend.Probably don't go full flare though.

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    15. Tennis socks and shoes

    Those Adidas Originals socks that you love? Your dad had them too. 

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    16. Bomber jackets

    Your dad was all over this. 

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    17. Double denim

    It's come back around at least three times since your dad was wearing the trend.

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    18. skinny jeans

    Think they started in the 2000s? Think again. 

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    19. ankle grazers

     Flashing your ankles may be a present trend, but it’s a thing of the past.
     

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    20. suspenders

    Your dad was making suspenders cool way before he made you.