Sam Hunt, who covers the new Billboard issue featuring the Music's Men of Style portfolio (along with fellow sartorially minded musicians Miguel, Wiz Khalifa and Adam Lambert), shares his most regrettable fashion, most expensive style purchase and his worst haircut. Describe your style in three words.
Very carefully careless.
Who are your style heroes? Pharrell is one. He has that carefully careless vibe. He'll wear boots, shorts and some random things that you wouldn't normally put together. Billboard Cover: Sam Hunt on Breaking Down Stereotypes, Teaming With Taylor Swift and Recruiting a 'Team of Misfits' on His Rise to Country Fame The most regrettable item you have ever worn?
Dad jeans. Looking back, they make me cringe.
What's the most you have ever spent on an article of clothing?
When I was in college I bought a pair of ostrich-skin boots. They were handmade, about $600. I still have them. They're on the bus.
Sam Hunt Works His All-American Style: The Billboard Cover Shoot Worst haircut you ever had?
I had what would be considered a mullet when I played football in college.
Was it an ironic mullet?
Well, people looked at it that way.
This story originally appeared in the Aug. 29 issue of Billboard. See recent photos of Hunt:
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 19: Taylor Swift and Sam Hunt perform during The 1989 Tour at Soldier Field on July 19, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/LP5/Getty Images for TAS)
Country singer Sam Hunt poses for a portrait, on Monday, Nov. 23, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP)
Sam Hunt performs at the 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, June 15, 2014, in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP)
GEORGE, WA - JULY 31: Sam Hunt performs at the Watershed Music Festival at The Gorge on July 31, 2015 in George, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/FilmMagic)
WHEATLAND, CA - JUNE 25: Sam Hunt performs during the 'Wheels Up' tour at Toyota Amphitheatre on June 25, 2015 in Wheatland, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
CLARKSTON, MI - JUNE 19: Sam Hunt performs in the crowd in support of the Wheels Up 2015 Tour at DTE Energy Music Theater on June 19, 2015 in Clarkston, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 11: Sam Hunt performs at LP Field during the 2015 CMA Festival on June 11, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 10: Sam Hunt attends the 2015 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 10: Sam Hunt and Carrie Underwood attend the 2015 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
AUSTIN, TX - MAY 02: Sam Hunt poses on the red carpet during the iHeartRadio Country Festival at The Frank Erwin Center on May 2, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/FilmMagic)
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