Do you have that uncle who tries his damn hardest to learn every millenial slang, only to fail miserably with a cringe-worthy joke?
His fashion choices are those of the younger generation, in hopes of masking his fairly seasoned age. At the same time, he has to ask you for the nth time the name of the artist currently playing because his real musical heroes are from the '70s.
Well, Julius Babao may be as old as your typical tito, but he's way, waaaay cooler.
His name popped up after a set of photos from his Twitter account had gone viral a few days ago. At 48, the broadcast journalist still looks sharp and could make a case for the country's best dressed middle-aged man.
Let me introduce you to my friend Kaws. pic.twitter.com/li8qBW9T2d— julius babao (@juLiusbabao) March 13, 2017
At Popcorn General Store at the UP Town Center QC pic.twitter.com/Vow2r0eWc9— julius babao (@juLiusbabao) March 11, 2017
Mind you, it's not like he is forcing anything with his aesthetic. A recent trip to Japan allowed Julius to establish his streetwear cred. And by the looks of things, he is quite partial to a particular brand.
Tokyo 2017 pic.twitter.com/jzpY0V32Z7— julius babao (@juLiusbabao) March 9, 2017
Goodbye Tokyo. Hello Manila. pic.twitter.com/ZAvORlbtDm— julius babao (@juLiusbabao) March 3, 2017
Hello from Tokyo everyone! pic.twitter.com/XaBBPOwfpm— julius babao (@juLiusbabao) February 26, 2017
Proof that Julius isn't just jumping on the 'hip-hop' bandwagon and simply keeping up with the trends? The man is able to transition from urban swag to stylish dapper seamlessly.
This story originally appeared on Fhm.com.ph.
* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.