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Ah, the '70s. A time when disco music, velvet upholstery and overly shiny Cadillacs were ubiquitous. You may not have been alive to remember the decade, but that doesn’t mean you can’t derive some serious style inspiration from those that were. That’s right — the real sartorial heroes of the period are all the fathers out there. Here’s how to nail '70s dadcore dressing…
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The key to nailing this aesthetic is to create an outfit which combines retro threads with sensible, dad-friendly pieces. Think flea-market finds paired with technical accessories that you might take on a hike.

To begin, don a striped knitted jacket that the likes of Eric would wear in That '70s Show. On your bottom half, amp up the sophisticated vibes and go for a pair of suit pants in corduroy. The fabric was pretty hyped during the decade and still proves popular this season after featuring heavily on the FW17 catwalks of Prada and Marni.

Now that you’ve got your base layer covered, add a cold-weather-ready jacket from The North Face over the top — a functional favorite among all dads. On foot, opt for a pair of chunky ASICS GEL-Diablo OG sneakers in a colorway that matches your outerwear. To finish, sling on a practical backpack and channel your pop’s reading specs with a pair of clear-framed glasses.