Have you ever heard? The go well with is again and, it’s wilder and weirder—and arguably extra fashionable—than ever earlier than. Whether or not it’s the classic-yet-modern fashion of parents like Ralph Lauren and Sid Mashburn or one thing drapey from Dries Van Noten or Rick Owens, males are carrying fits with newfound zest. Depart it to Drake to take a web page from menswear’s adventurous most adventurous suit-wearers and smash it along with his personal sudden vibe: the turtleneck sweater. It’s a mode transfer he pulled on the Grammy Awards again in February—and by the seems of it, he’ll proceed to take action as we head into fall.
Earlier this week, on the London premiere of the lately revived British tv sequence Prime Boy, Drake dressed up from his common wardrobe of lavish tracksuits and Raptors jerseys with a pointy sartorial look. The rapper wore a charcoal gray two-piece Tom Ford go well with and accomplished his outfit with a equally shaded turtleneck sweater and shiny black Chelsea boots. And, after all, a Drake-grade iced-out chain. The top-to-toe look is quintessential Drake: a lot cool, and perhaps the tiniest bit corny, however much more lovable for its. The boots and chain make the sometimes-dull gray go well with really feel contemporary and thrilling, and the turtleneck provides a jolt of contemporary sophistication with out being too stuffy.
We’re not going to faux that the turtleneck-and-suit combo is for everybody. For some, the turtleneck sweater feels too severe and throwing a blazer and gown pants actually doesn’t make issues really feel extra informal. However when that chilly snap of autumn rolls in, your perspective on the basic turtleneck would possibly change. (Or maybe a wonderful mock-neck sweater is extra your velocity.) So if you end up with an event than requires a go well with this fall, take a transfer from Drake’s playbook and put on one together with your greatest turtleneck sweater. Think about the shiny bling non-compulsory.