By Jake Woolf.
The most noteworthy thing about Jonah Hill's style used to be how unremarkable it was. But in the past year or so, the funnyman/serious actor has hit his menswear stride, trading in schlubby polos and ill-fitting denim for a wardrobe of of-the-moment streetwear and better-than-basic basics. It's an evolution we've found impossible to ignore.
Hill has been spotted in gear by London skate brand Palace (a label for which he served as spokesman), Raf Simons x Adidas sneakers, Yeezys, and Saint Laurent jackets lately. But it's not just the buffet of white-hot labels that's impressed us most about the actor's style, it's how he's worn them. And lately, Hill has been spotted out and about in monochromatic rigs that are the perfect answer to every guy's transitional-weather outfit conundrum. Here's how he did it:
Look 1: The Miami Night-Club Owner
A black polo with black pants is a go-to for giving off a casual boss quality, but Jonah's cropped pants paired with designer sneakers and black socks give the look new life. We also like that his polo shirt is slim, but not too slim, and that he's showing an extra dose of confidence but rocking it with all of the buttons undone. (Which, for the record, looks cool with a polo, creepy with a full button-up shirt.)
Look 2: The 2017 Canadian Cowboy
While Jonah Hill is no stranger to skate culture, we firmly believe that no self-respecting adult should walk around in full Palace and Supreme gear every day. A pair of Vans Sk8 Hi's—our favorite black hi-top sneaker—is an easy way to wink at skate style while still looking put together. Jonah Hill took things a step further by going for a minimalist Canadian tuxedo, with slim, light-wash jeans and a denim shirt. (Pro tip: The secret ingredient to wearing denim on denim without channeling cowboy vibes is to get a shirt with zero Western vibes, i.e. no pearl buttons, no back yoke, and no snap-button pockets.)
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