Newsflash: Pharrell Williams is 40 years old. You read that right. Dude is 40. How the hell does this musical hit factory manage to look goddamned youthful? Answer: he dresses in the same jeans, sneakers and graphic t-shirts that you wear on the weekends, but they’re tailored and brightly colored. He punches up his ensembles with swell accessories. He has no fear of patterns. Odds are, you’re not going to be rocking the Arby’s hat anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try to co-opt some of Pharrell’s other, less intimidating fashion choices. Read on.
Abercrombie & Fitch green striped henley, $25 at abercrombie.com; Sperry Topsider boat shoes, $60 at sperrytopsider.com; Vivienne Westwood mountain hat, $180 at viviennewestwood.com; Audemars Piguet watch, at audemarspiguet.com ; Lucky Brand skinny jeans, $129 at luckybrand.com
G-Star Raw Pritchard leather brim cap, $55 at g-star.com; Lands End pink mini-gingham button-down, $30 at landsend.com; Jack Spade Sharpe camo shorts, $69 at jackspade.com; Tie Bar Rivers paisley bow tie, $15 at thetiebar.com; Ray-Ban Wayfarers, $155 at ray-ban.com
Maison Kitsune red cardigan, $312 at kitsune.fr; Lock & Co. Hatters Valencia Hat, $437 at lockhatters.co.uk Adidas Stan Smith Shoes, $75 at adidas.com; H&M striped T-shirt, $18 at hm.com; Uniqlo white skinny jeans, $50 at uniqlo.com
Suitsupply black smoking pants, $149 at us.suitsupply.com; Suitsupply bow tie, $45 at us.suitsupply.com; 80s Purple gold grill ring, $65 at 80spurple.com; Suitsupply white button-down shirt, $99 at us.suitsupply.com; ASOS midnight blue tuxedo jacket, $124 at asos.com
Goorin Brothers Francois hat, $62 at goorin.com; G-Star Raw Raw for the Oceans sweatshirt, $170 at g-star.com; Rag & Bone rugged belt, $175 at rag-bone.com; Scott Kay beaded bracelet, $150 at dalys1895.com; Scott Kay Red Tiger’s Eye beaded bracelet, $220 at dalys1895.com; Miansai black leather anchor cuff, $125 at miansai.com; Karmaloop FLUD black watch, $50 at karmaloop.com; Uniqlo selvedge jeans, $40 at uniqlo.com