Fashion is more than just fancy clothes and seasons that come and go. It’s about the lifestyle, personality, and timeless pieces. Believe it or not, punk outfits have molded the way we have been dressing all these years. So to pay tribute to this iconic style, here are five of the essential punk outfit pieces for men.
Pull Off Authentic Punk Outfits From Head To Toe
The Essential Guide To Punk Outfits For Men
Punk outfits have inspired fashion to an extent that these pieces have invaded not only fans’ closets but probably everyone’s. Yes, I’m talking about your closet too! So even if you’re a fan or not, you definitely wear one, two, or all these clothes and shoes too! Check out these elements that complete the ultimate punk outfits.
1. The Leather Jacket
The leather jacket is usually linked to motorcycle drivers. While motorcycle drivers are usually listening to music that can make their ride as bad ass as they are; which is punk rock. And punk rock artists are the ones who are more into motorcycles than sedans. See the connection?
2. The Skinny Jeans
Men’s fashion has this love-hate relationship with the ever controversial Skinny Jeans. But back when punk rock was the core music genre of the generation, men struggled to weasel their way into skinny jeans. Now, pairs have evolved into leather ones, spandex ones, in all shades and, yes, sizes.
3. The Chuck Taylors
The real icon here are the pair of Chuck Taylors that still strut the streets of today. The Chuck Taylors have redefined business casual while reigning in the field of street fashion. Men and women alike own at least a pair of these silently coveted sneakers that was a punk outfit must-have even in the 70’s up to the 90’s.
4. The Dinner Jacket
While we’re on the redefinition of business casual, it’s time to bring out the dinner jackets. Punk outfits have the ability to dress down any outfit. Dinner jackets were paired with statement shirts or button-down shirts and skinny jeans for that laid-back rebellious vibe.
5. The Combat Boots
Combat boots and skinny jeans were the perfect combo for all punk rock artists and enthusiasts. The chunky footwear complemented slender legs and extremely angsty music. The boots served as the symbol for what punk outfits really stood for, a battle for the love of the music.
Punk outfits won’t be complete without the punk hairstyle. Pick out a do from any of these styles by BuzzFeed Video:
Fashion has allowed us to express ourselves without having to speak a word. So don’t hesitate to show who you are. Go ahead, dress the part. Rock those punk outfits like the true fashion badass you are!
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Originally posted on July 26, 2016 @ 4:23 AM