Tyler, The Creator—rapper, type god, clothier—does every thing with a magnetic cockiness. His newest album, Name Me if You Get Misplaced, is stuffed together with his signature swagger. He’s been identified to take his timepiece to stratospheric ranges and sport furry hats that make sense in Siberia (or a minimum of, , throughout winter). On the heels of his windy efficiency on the BET Awards, he’s been placing on a collection of electrical secret reveals throughout America—and the Grammy-winning artist is doing it in a GQ-winning t-shirt that prices simply $15: the Uniqlo U t-shirt. Designer Mark Sabino, honorary GQ Tyler Tee Correspondent, confirmed:
That is from final Thursday’s secret present in Brooklyn, the place Tyler rapped his ass off in a box-fresh Uniqlo U tee, together with a couple of stacked necklaces, some unreleased shorts from his personal label, Golf Wang, and a pair of Doc Martens loafers. (The Siberian hat made an look, too—a minimum of till it acquired too scorching.)
Out of the ocean of white tees he may decide, what makes the Uniqlo U tee the one for Tyler? Is it the truth that it’s on GQ’s listing of the very best white tees? That we’ve known as the Uniqlo U line, designed by Christophe Lemaire, a “cheat code” to type? That it’s a rattling good t-shirt at a rattling good value? Perhaps, presumably, and nearly actually.
Whether or not he’s educating us concerning the virtues of shorts, or waxing poetic about skincare, Tyler’s one of the approachably trendy guys within the recreation, together with his signature golf-dad-meets-skater-kid aesthetic. Put aside the sky-high swagger and fuzzy hats, and also you’ll discover his go-to uniform is one thing most guys can pull off with out feeling like they’re placing on a entrance. Cardigans over t-shirts, relaxed chinos, a splashy sweater vest, traditional sneakers—closet staples that don’t require an insane stage of confidence to rock. Even by means of the celebrity and the gold grills, Tyler’s nonetheless getting matches off in additional humble, however no much less trendy garments.
Observe his lead: