This oatmeal V-neck ($20.99 on sale, Bungalow, 273 Augusta, 416-598-0204) has that classic Cosby look.
Lightning bolts and cherry bombs repeat across H&M's tamer take on the dad-sweater trend ($14.95 on sale, 1 Dundas West, 416-593-0064).
Half the fun of dad-sweater shopping is browsing the retro brand names. Club International by Tip Top offers up this crested turquoise crewneck ($5.49, Goodwill Community Store)
Top those skinny pants with this slouchy teal and black patterned cardigan ($5.49, Goodwill Community Store, 345 Bloor East, 416-815-4749).
69 Vintage (1100 Queen West, 416-516-0669) tailors oversized, sparkly sweaters into svelte tunics ($75 to $90).