The Comeback No One Wants
by M. Lizabeth Currain
I’m talking about DAD JEANS. According to the New York Times, an ever reputable source of trends that we didn’t know where a thing: basically anything that happens in Williamsburg or Bushwick, is letting everyone know that dad jeans are back in action.
“…for those willing to push the envelope, dad jeans are one way to stand out at a Bushwick loft party. Besides, roomier washed jeans provide a flourish of ’90s retro, which is making a comeback for Generation Y in the form of Doc Martens, flannel shirts and wallet chains. Some fashion-forward types even go so far as to add pin rolls at the cuffs, Mr. Thoreson said.”
I ask you all to stop right there and let that digest. DAD JEANS ARE A WAY TO STAND OUT. AT A BUSHWICK LOFT PARTY. You will definitely not be mocked or asked to leave if you show up wearing something you once (and probably still) make fun of your own father for wearing. Definitely not.
The New York Times needs to stop trying to make dad jeans happen. Here are a few examples why:
For tips on what kind of jeans are acceptable on this place we call Planet Earth, I direct your attention here.
Rule #1: Never tuck anything into jeans.
It appears the the main rule of dad jeans is to tuck in anything and everything.