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A Golf Digest Editor Gets a Style Upgrade from GQ

Our own Alex Myers gets a major makeover from the stylists at GQ.

Released on 8/6/2018

Transcript

00:00
I describe my personal style as pretty average.
00:02
I just don't like to spend a lot of money.
00:04
For instance, this shirt cost 21 cents.
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00:07
I think there is a serotype to golfers
00:10
and how maybe a golfer doesn't really have the best style,
00:13
whether you're wearing it while playing golf
00:15
or leaving the golf course and what you're wearing everyday
00:17
with your family or wife, your girlfriend,
00:20
your boyfriend, whatever it may be.
00:22
We have Alex here.
00:23
Wearing the idea of a suit is a little bit daunting for guys
00:27
but there's a casual way to do it.
00:30
We'll show you multiple options today.
00:32
It doesn't just have to be with a shirt and tie.
00:34
You can wear it with a few different things.
00:36
Let's start with the hair, we're gonna do
00:37
a little bit of a hair cut and then we'll go from there.
00:40
Sounds good. Okay.
00:42
Lucy, I think we'll just start by
00:44
cleaning it all above the ears,
00:46
just making sure that it looks like a fresh cut.
00:48
It's a little thick on the sides,
00:50
so maybe we'll just take down some of that thickness,
00:54
then keep the length on the top,
00:56
but just give it some texture.
01:00
Good, oh good. Looks great.
01:02
That's important that you like it.
01:06
We'll start with the look that you're currently wearing
01:08
and we'll just update that with something new.
01:11
So we have the short sleeve button up.
01:13
This one's from Saturday's.
01:15
We'll do that with a new pair of chinos,
01:17
Banana Republic Rapid Movement Chino,
01:19
and then we'll try on a suit, this is Todd Snyder.
01:22
So, I think the idea of a suit is that it's very formal.
01:25
We're gonna quickly show you how to do a suit
01:27
more casually with four different tops
01:30
so it gives you a different idea to how to wear this.
01:32
So this is Alex's more casual look.
01:35
We got rid of the long sleeve button up.
01:37
We took it down to a short sleeve.
01:40
And then we got rid of his jeans
01:41
and we put him in some chinos,
01:43
which I think he will agree are just equally as comfortable.
01:46
Already he looks a lot more stylish,
01:48
he looks like he tried a little bit harder,
01:50
and we just finished it off with an easy white sneaker.
01:53
So now Alex is wearing the suit, this is from Todd Snyder.
01:57
It fits him perfectly.
01:59
Similar shirting to what he had on before,
02:01
but this is a stripe with a little bit more detail to it,
02:04
so there's a little bit more style.
02:05
Throwing them off with the sneaker,
02:07
everything's formal and fancy on top,
02:10
but you can still wear a sneaker and be office appropriate.
02:15
So here's Alex in the same Todd Snyder suit,
02:18
but we put on a loafer and then we went
02:21
with a more casual top, so this is a knit polo.
02:24
And if the green is a little too much
02:27
and the stripe and it's maybe a little too fashion,
02:30
then let's try this navy option.
02:33
So here's the same polo, but now it's in navy,
02:36
it's less in your face, maybe easier for a guy
02:39
to sort of wear, not as loud as the green,
02:42
but still just as good.
02:44
You can also take your jacket off
02:46
and you can wear this into the evening to dinner
02:48
and the polo still serves the same purpose,
02:51
but just a little bit more casual.
02:54
So here's Alex in the same suit trousers
02:57
that he's had on from the beginning,
02:59
but we took the jacket off, put it with
03:01
a gray crew neck sweatshirt.
03:03
This one's Champion Todd Snyder,
03:05
but J. Crew, Uniqlo, Gap, anyone will have
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a gray crew neck sweatshirt.
03:09
It's just about getting the right size
03:11
so that you still feel good in it, but it's not too big
03:14
and you don't look like you're going to the gym.
03:20
So this is Alex in the fourth look,
03:22
still in the same suit trousers that he's wearing before,
03:25
paired down all the way, just with a striped t-shirt.
03:28
This is the linen t-shirt from Banana
03:30
with the suit pants that he had on earlier
03:32
and then still with the sneaker.
03:34
Casual, comfortable, won't get too hot this summer.
03:39
Getting my hair cut by Lucy was great.
03:41
I think it turned out well, I hope my wife likes it,
03:44
and definitely a lot better haircut
03:47
than my usual 15 dollar one with the barber.
03:49
I tried on a lot of different looks today,
03:51
I really like the suit looks the best.
03:53
You can dress down the suits, you can make 'em
03:55
a little more casual by wearing
03:56
a polo or t-shirt or something.
03:59
I work with a lot of golfers, obviously,
04:00
and I think we get a little bit
04:03
of a bad reputation for style.
04:04
By just making a little tweak here or there,
04:06
you can really upgrade your style and look a lot sharper.
04:10
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