Didn't make it to a surf shop to grab a red, white, and blue tank? Good. Celebrating patriotically in spirit, watching fireworks, and having more food/beer than necessary is paying your due diligence. This independence day, be the guy who looks classy at a cookout without blending in. Everybody loves that guy.
The perks of cutting/bulking can easily be shown off through America's staple piece - the polo shirt. A clean, light weight polo in an athletic fabric comes in great use (in white, light grey, or light pink will do for outdoor affairs). As an advocate of synthetic fabrics, I'll break code in saying that sporty fabrics are the go-to today instead of heavier cottons you'll typically find in polos.
To finish things off, find a pair of slim fit denim that show how you still pay attention to your appearance on Mondays. The classiness of white denim and driving loafers (have you seen a man who drives a Ferrari? Well that's what he's probably wearing) will hide the fact that you've been mildly stressed about preparing for this cookout.
You can shop this polo here at MIzzen + Main
You can shop this polo here and MIzzen + Main
Shop this look: Affirmed Polo - $80 at Mizzen + Main
This is a post in affiliation with MIzzen + Main. The brand did provide free product to make this post possible - all opinions expressed are my own.
DJ Hargrave is a menswear blogger and founder of Tailor Made Style. HIs goal is to empower others to become the strongest version of themselves through their style and helping them be informed by what's going on in the menswear world. You can find him on Instagram and Snapchat @tailormadedj