Highsnobiety

Of all the stylish folks on Highsnobiety's radar, Tyler the Creator may dress the most consistently. Rarely ever has the musician not been spotted in a snazzy layer, cropped pants, and easy shoes over the past few years, yielding a truly inimitable silhouette all his own.

Not only does it work great for Tyler, mind you, but it also inspires the kids who've admired Tyler for the better part of two decades.

Just witness the sheer volume of Tyler the Creator inspo uploaded to Reddit's streetwear forum, for instance.

Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Instagram post.

This is a guy who not only knows his preferred proportions but has the confidence to shape nearly his entire wardrobe to fit them within his personal stylistic purview.

For example, you don't see Tyler wearing edgy avant garments even when the opportunity calls for it.

Consider the times that we've seen Tyler dressed entirely in luxury labels at a fashion show.

Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Instagram post.

Regardless of what brands he's actually got on, Tyler commonly dresses himself in a way that could potentially be imitated by savvy thriftsters, the epitome of style with substance.

Of course, that's a compliment. Really, the highest praise you can pay to someone is that they make clothing look easy.

If you're relying on the price tag of your clothes to do the talking for you, you'll lose every time. Money can't buy taste and Tyler's got taste to spare.

Return your gaze to the outfit below and let Tyler take you through a masterclass in uncomplicated summer steeze.

In it, we see Tyler again clad in clothing that informs his inimitable shape: relaxed torso, slouchy but short trousers, chunky loafers. Nary an obvious statement piece in sight.

This type of outfit is attempted by many a menswear amateur but they really oughta study Tyler's take on it so as to comprehend what exactly makes this work.

Take my class in outfit science as we break down this deceivingly simple look down piece by piece, so even the folks in the back can comprehend the intelligent design on display.

Getty Images / Robert Kamau/GC Images

From the top, we're talking perfectly boxy camp collar shirt in a snazzy color, raw-hemmed just above the crisp white tee that breaks up the torso with distinct layers, blending seamlessly into relaxed green pants that Tyler has sitting right atop his tassled loafers and white socks.

This keeps the outfit balanced, instead of gaining any heft from pants pooled atop the shoes, and it's probably something Tyler picked up as a punkish skater in the aughts.

Tyler really owns this PSI (pant-shoe interaction) and its something that everyone from short fellas to giants can make their own with a little know-how — it's all about keeping the pants hemmed close to kissing the top of the shoes. Not too short, not too long, just right.

One last note about Tyler's accessories before we dismiss class.

This is the peerless proof that this guy knows what he's doing better than most of us, with a very deliberate selection of jewelry and bags taking Tyler the distance.

The minute Cartier Tank watch and solo ring hit that much harder when there aren't any other pieces to contrast against them but the real chef's kiss is Tyler's scarf-stuffed mini-trunk, a throwback piece that singularly illustrates Tyler's retro-chic style perhaps better than anyone one other piece of clothing.

Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this YouTube video.

So, class, what'd we learn today? How do you dress like Tyler the Creator?

Stop trying so hard, loosen up. Find the proportions that work for your temperament and your body, then stick with them. Wear the clothes, don't let them wear you. Accessorize with purpose.

And, perhaps most importantly, there's no greater flex than a well-considered outfit.

We Recommend
  • Hail Mary: The Enigma Shoe of the Season
    • Style
  • Why Is Tyler, the Creator So Obsessed With This One Dog?
    • Culture
  • Tyler, the Creator For Pharrell's LV Is a Stroke of Brilliance
    • Style
  • Ungatekeeping The Best Hip-Hop Producers You Should Know About In 2024
    • Street Style
  • Does Tyler The Creator Loan His Louis Vuitton Jackets to Just Anyone?
    • Culture
What To Read Next
  • It's Naruto x Crocs Time (Again)
    • Sneakers
  • Margiela & Salomon Have Serious Slip-On Goodness on Their Hands
    • Sneakers
  • For Louis Vuitton, Former Rivals Federer & Nadal Take a Hike (EXCLUSIVE)
    • Style
  • Dogs Are the Main Character at Cannes
    • Style
  • Crocs' First Fashionable Sneaker Is Finally Launching
    • Sneakers
  • At Celine Winter '24, a Fantastic Symphony of Sleek Clothes
    • Style
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titel Media GmbH (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titel Media GmbH strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titel Media GmbH tests, remediates and maintains the Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.