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Fashion June, 24 2013

Buyer’s Guide: Tank Topalooza

Sidestepping the fitted, thoroughly low-cut, bicep-tensing kind of tank top, the tank top is actually a pretty useful part of any guy’s wardrobe. As it gets warmer and armpits could benefit from an airing, a tank top can lend itself to all kinds of looks. Dress it up under a shirt, dress it down with… nothing. Or, when you’re really starting to get the hang of the additional skin exposure, just tie it around your head and use it as a bandana. Whatever you decide, we’ve found a plethora of options for you.

 

Saturdays NYC Rosen Floral

A bold floral number to get you started. This one is from NY-based brand Saturdays NYC. It’s 100% cotton and features a single front shirt pocket. You can get hold of one from Need Supply Co.

 

Acne Marlon Blue

A little more up market, Acne sticks to its Scandinavian roots with this minimal straight cut, navy blue tank top with black stripes. Get yourself one from Menlook.

 

Stussy No.4

The iconic Stussy No.4 logo has been re-imagined with their custom “Wildlife” print, gracing a classic grey marl tank top. You can buy one now from The Hideout.

 

Patta Script Logo

Patta‘s strong identity is largely centered around the classic bubble font logo that adorns this black tank in an all-over print. Go monochrome for a fail-safe option. It’s purchasable direct from Patta.

 

YMC Burgundy Singlet

YMC with the vintage, ’70s vibe. Alternating a thin stripe and a wide stripe, with a more contemporary athletic cut silhouette. Get a hold of it from The Goodhood Store.

 

Surface to Air Grey Washed Out

This grey washed out sleeveless top from Surface to Air has a loose fit and hangs nicely. Keeping it plain and simple, it’ll go with most things. Buy it from Menlook.

 

A Question Of Leaf Print

A Question Of is a socially responsible T-shirt label that believes in sustainable fashion. Each design is developed in collaboration with a line of talented artists, and this one features a summer-appropriate tropical print. Pick it up from ASOS.

 

Carhartt WIP Holbrook

The Carhartt WIP Holbrook A-shirt comes in six different colors including this mustard slub yarn. Maintaining their usual standards of quality, this one will see you through from summer to winter through to summer again. Buy it here.

 

The Elder Statesman

We can all aim high for a cotton-cashmere blend vest for some pure luxury. Or blended luxury, at least. In khaki green, it will add interest to understated outfits. Treat yourself to one from MR PORTER.

 

Mitchell & Ness LA Lakers

Make like Kobe Bryant and bag this LA Lakers vest. Sportswear in any way, shape, or form is big at the moment so jump in at the deep end and maybe you’ll bag yourself 40 acres. Buy one here.

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