This Instagram Is Dedicated To Dad Fashion, And We Can't Get Enough


Fashion blogging may be all the rage, but it's not just young women showing off their style. Dads can be fashionistas too. That much is obvious after one look at the hilarious Instagram account Fashion Dads, created by Ashley Hesseltine, who writes at the blog Witty + Pretty, and her friend Travis May.

The Instagram, which shows off the unique styles of fathers everywhere โ€” whether he wears socks with Crocs or tight t-shirts to show off his dad bod โ€” was created after Hesseltine and May had a laugh about their own fathers' styles.  

"We started with pics of our own dads, then people started submitting them, and we've pulled some random gems from Instagram, too," Hesseltine told TODAY

Almost better than the pictures themselves, however, are the accompanying captions, which poke fun at the lines and hashtags that might be used to describe the looks of real fashion bloggers everywhere. Hesseltine told TODAY. "We are both very familiar with the fashion blogger writing style and the hashtags, so it was only natural to write the captions like that." 

One caption on a photo of a father in a robe reads, "I LOVE pairing a plaid robe with a solid 3/4 zip pullover. It's a subtle but fun way to mix it up! As for the hat, it's extremely important to keep a sense of humor in this industry. There will always be haters out there!" Of course, it's followed by a series of ridiculous hashtags such as "#LoveAndLaughter" and "#HatersGonnaHate." 

Check out some of our favorite looks and the incredible captions that went with them below:  

"I absolutely love doing #monochromatic looks like this, and I'm prepared for anything whether I'm hitting the tennis courts or going to a White Party on a yacht!"

"Peek-a-boo! ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ‘€ This is one of my favorite style statements -- denim on denim with a #fierce tee peeking out underneath. ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿผ"

"For this one, we really wanted to highlight my classic white #NewBalance trainers, so we made them the focal point of the photo. ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ The rest of my outfit is subtle #AthleticChic."

"It's #LegDay!๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ I always love to work my #GlamGams in a chic fitness ensemble."

"Today, I'm going for a chic #athleisure look with this custom-made #DesignerDoodle t-shirt paired with a high-waisted #Umbro short. I really love this trend for showing off your waistline."

"My fans have been asking me to document all my outfits for the week and you know I never disappoint! You'll notice I repeated a few classic pieces."

"Sunday nights are for grilling....and most importantly, grilling in style! ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŒญ Tonight, I'm highlighting a VERY special item in my wardrobe and I hope you guys will love it. Yes, this is a fur kilt and they are ALL the rage on the runways right now (even faux)."

"'The only thing more magical than a unicorn is a #DadBod.' --Marilyn Monroe ๐Ÿ™Œ #QOTD."


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