The Ridiculous Shirts Worn By 'El Chapo' Are For Sale In Los Angeles
El Chapo may have been apprehended by authorities in a raid last week, but his keen fashion sense still runs the streets
The club-ready, silk shirts worn by drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán in his secret interview with Sean Penn are now the latest fashion trend thanks to one L.A. retail shop. According to TMZ, Barabas, a clothing store in downtown's Fashion District, is selling two button-up shirts—one with loud, blue paisley designs and another, um, boldly patterned one with blue and grey stripes—that bear a strikingly resemblance to those worn by El Chapo. And the small shop is really capitalizing on the attention the garish shirts have suddenly received. Sales of the shirts have skyrocketed, the store's manager tells TMZ, and the store is even promoting the connection on their Facebook page and their website (currently overwhelmed by the traffic).
For those interested in sporting the "world's most wanted man" look, the shirts—known as the 'Crazy Paisley' (seen above) and the 'Fantasy' (seen below) can be purchased for a mere $128 each. Even Vanity Fair is crazy about them, so you know anybody who is
a Mexican drug lord anybody will be wearing them this season.
El Chapo and his model counterpart sporting one of the infamous shirts (via Facebook)
Meanwhile, others are hoping that the shirt worn by El Chapo at the time of his capture will be the next trend to catch on: