It’s so hot I can’t pretend it’s anything but. Getting around the city is like maneuvering in a blast furnace. Whether you go fast or slow you’re cooked. I’ve taken to carrying a hand towel in my pack do sop up the river of sweat that flows from some unknown source on my head. The challenge is figuring out the coolest possible things to wear besides a thong and a prayer.
Carlos Alberto Pregnolato, a frequent subject of the Satorialist has the right idea for this time of year. He looks like he has the right idea all the time. Lightweight linen in ethnic shapes and colors worn carelessly with jeans, shorts or cotton trousers never fail as a formula. His printed shorts are whimsical and also dead on. Nothing about his look is fussy or uptight. How can you be in this weather?
I keep coming back to this image of Anthony Thornburg, another subject of The Satorialist. He looks super cool. The voluminous tunic and full legged pajama bottoms are the closest things to nothing touching his body at all. Granted, it’s a look with a lot of attitude it’s nevertheless a feast for thought. Whatever you choose to wear in this heat be sensible and clever.