Whether it’s Big Daddy’s rad plaids or Flan-diddly-anders’ go-to green sweater (very Bottega Veneta autumn/winter 14), dads have always been under-the-radar style icons. But in the dawning age of normcore, L.L. Bean turtlenecks and 501s seem to be back on the upswing, and not just among the daddy day-care demographic. In honour of Father’s Day, here are i-D New York’s five items you should furtively borrow from your Dad.
Spend only five minutes on Williamsburg’s Bedford Avenue and you’ll think a warehouse full of boxy deadstock Levis (we’re talking the kind that department stores used to sell next to their lawnmower section) had gone up in flames and everyone ran off with all they could carry. Mum jeans have had their moment, and now dad denim is the apple of our eye.