The Unofficial Father’s Day Uniform


Father’s Day is quickly approaching, which means you (or your dad, or your brother, or your uncle) need a fresh look within your summer wardrobe. Novelty print shirts are the answer to your fun, fresh, unique style and are so great for summer! The button up shirts can be dressed up or worn casually, all while showing off your sense of style! We carry so many different styles and colors of BBQ shirts that you will be sure to find the perfect one for a gift for Father’s Day, or for yourself!

Also a necessity for summer are flat front shorts.  Khaki shorts are a staple in summer style, but why not try to branch out and get a pair of colored flat front shorts? The clean design will be super stylish while kicking it up a notch with a pop of color in your wardrobe.  Flat front shorts pair perfectly with novelty button up shirts, so they definitely need to be purchased together! Check out our Glik’s exclusive brand 1897 for all of your wardrobe necessities.

Take a look at some of our picks for the unofficial Father’s Day uniform:

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Head to Glik’s Official Instagram for styling tips and outfit inspiration!

The Unofficial Father’s Day Uniform

1897 Shorts

Do you want to know what 1897 stands for? Here, let me tell you. 1897 stands for 114 years of quality customer service and premium merchandise provided by yours truly, Glik’s.

A proud family owned and operated mid-western company; Glik’s has been providing exceptional apparel for quite a few years. So, with all this experience in fashion it was a logical choice to create a brand that provided nothing but tailored fits at an affordable price.

Thus, 1897 was born in 2010 and has producing such great men’s apparel as denim jeans, superior cotton tees, and always a summer favorite, shorts.

Let’s start out with this oh-so fresh so clean Flat Front Twill short from 1897, available in washes like putty as well as tobacco. This durable, yet comfortable men’s canvas short with flat front and fun preppy belt is a favorite among guys and this style is a Glik’s best seller! The 1897 Flat Front Twill short is perfect for that guy that likes a simple, yet classic style short for his everyday activities, as golf match, or to even wear out and about on a warm summer evening.

1897 also provides the always popular Solid Canvas Cargo short. This canvas short with cargo pockets on each leg is a man’s best friend. The multi functional pockets provide actual storage space for anything a man’s heart desires during the summer. The 1897 canvas cargo shorts are the closest thing that you’ll get to a man’s purse. Nothing for him to hold in his hands—no problem!

So, you’re also a fan of plaid? That’s great! 1897 has you covered in that short department as well!

1897 Plaid Flat Front Short

1897 Plaid Cargo Short

Put a little prep into your step when you wear the 1897 Plaid short available in both flat front and cargo styles! Pair these plaid shorts with your favorite polo for a golf scramble with the guys or a premium cotton tee for an everyday casual comfort like the 1897 tee that is available in both crew and V-necklines as well as in different colors.

1897 Basic V-Neck Tee

1897 Basic Crew T-shirt

After over 114 years of bringing you big city fashion, with small town service, I think you can be assured that Glik’s knows what they’re doing. Don’t forget that you can find 1897 available at any of your local Glik’s stores or online at

1897 Shorts