The Getup: July 4th

The Getup: July 4th
It’s hot – a rolled-up long sleeve shirt would not only be overkill, it would be suffocating. Well-dressed, not dressed up.

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  • Reply July 1, 2013


    Thanks for including the sunscreen. It is strange how few guys wear sunscreen when going to outdoor events. Perhaps the biggest detractor is the smell. Are there any low-fragrance options?

    • Reply July 1, 2013


      Yea I used to not care about sunscreen until my back burned, blistered and peeled. Now I’m sunscreen patrol central!

  • Reply July 1, 2013


    Thank you for the ideas.

  • Reply July 1, 2013


    Let’s see how macho guys are when they have skin cancer.

  • Reply July 1, 2013

    Mark Cozart

    Would any other colors work for the shorts? I just can’t make myself wear colored pants or shorts other than traditional colors.

    • Reply July 1, 2013


      British tan and navy would work, probably olive as well. Try experimenting, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Going with another subtle color like a deep green, pale blue, or pale red are really easy to pull off, especially if you stick to shirting basics, like a blue or white oxford or polo. I understand your hesitancy for not wanting to wear neon colors which seem to be popular currently.

  • Reply July 3, 2013


    I would recommend normal sun screen/milk over sprayable sun screen. Sprayable sun screen is quite bad for the skin and it’s not thick enough to really protect against UV radiation.

  • Reply July 6, 2013


    Any other shirt recommendations I could wear with this?

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