That’s from last Thursday’s secret show in Brooklyn, where Tyler rapped his ass off in a box-fresh Uniqlo U tee, along with a few stacked necklaces, some unreleased shorts from his own label, Golf Wang, and a pair of Doc Martens loafers. (The Siberian hat made an appearance, too—at least until it got too hot.)
Out of the sea of white tees he could pick, what makes the Uniqlo U tee the one for Tyler? Is it the fact that it’s on GQ’s list of the best white tees? That we’ve called the Uniqlo U line, designed by Christophe Lemaire, a “cheat code” to style? That it’s a damn good t-shirt at a damn good price? Maybe, possibly, and almost certainly.
Whether he’s teaching us about the virtues of shorts, or waxing poetic about skincare, Tyler’s one of the most approachably stylish guys in the game, with his signature golf-dad-meets-skater-kid aesthetic. Set aside the sky-high swagger and fuzzy hats, and you’ll notice his go-to uniform is something most guys can pull off without feeling like they’re putting on a front. Cardigans over t-shirts, relaxed chinos, a splashy sweater vest, classic sneakers—closet staples that don’t require an insane level of confidence to rock. Even through the fame and the gold grills, Tyler’s still getting fits off in more humble, but no less stylish clothes.
Follow his lead: