Have you seen the way Dads dress when the weather heats up?
Crew socks and shorts. Short sleeve dress shirts. Tank tops and
hairy backs. It ain't pretty. This week, the Dads struggle with
sartorial choices for the summer months.
Summertime means less clothing - less clothing to cover up your
gut, your man boobs, your hairy back, your chicken legs, and your
sweaty armpits. Choices for clothing become fewer and tougher, and
these days it barely cools off by October.
Todd goes with a uniform: cargo shorts and t-shirts and he just
varies up the colors. D.M. lets his wife do the shopping, or else
he'd end up mowing the lawn in black socks and sandals. Matt takes
a trip to the mall to try and remain fashionable, but ends up
And what to do about the sweaty pits and the sweat back? The
Dads suggest the "White Dad Problems 'Manly Pads'", something akin
to feminine napkins that go under the shirt. As to what to wear to
outdoor summer weddings if you don't have a white suit and broad
brimmed hat like the 7Up spokeman in the 80's... they have no
Oh, and colored pants? Short shorts? V-neck shirts? Man scarves?
What's a Dad to do when fashion trends only look sensible on 20
year old gay guys? Grab your baseball shirt and hope you look
better in the Fall.
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