Don't Be That Guy

Style snafus that scream, "I'm a kook!"

May 1, 2006
Outside Magazine
style protocol

Illustration by Yuko Shimizu

»Webbed Gloves Acceptable only when paired with a Speedo, which is never acceptable. »Dragging Your Board You're not five years old, and it's not your blankie. »Premature Leashing Wiping out on sand hurts. »Boardshorts Over Wetsuit You look like the fat guy in a Jazzercise class. »Overly Outfitted The shoes, hat, and shades don't go in the water, so leave them with your friends—if you still have any.

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