Can somebody please tell Steve Bannon how to wear shirts?

Why does Steve Bannon wear two shirts?
(Photo: Twitter)

This past Wednesday, it was announced that chief strategist Steve Bannon was removed from President Donald Trump’s National Security Council, and the Internet reacted accordingly.

But some sharp-eyed Twitter users noticed something unusual aside from his potential departure from the White House.

In fact, Wednesday wasn’t the first time the Breitbart founder pulled out the dated and never-really-trendy sartorial choice.

For example, he attended the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in February and wore two black buttoned-down shirts.

Why does Steve Bannon wear two shirts?
Exhibit A: Steve Bannon (left), in two buttoned down shirts, with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus (right) at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), in Washington, DC. (Photo: Getty)
They're the same colour but it doesn't make it any less weird.
They’re the same colour but it doesn’t make it any less weird. (Photo: Getty)

And he did the same thing at SiriusXM, this time with a dark undershirt and a jacket.

Breitbart News Daily host Stephen K. Bannon live on air at SiriusXM Broadcasts’ New Hampshire Primary Coverage Live From Iconic Red Arrow Diner on February 8, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. <em>(Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for SiriusXM)</em>
Breitbart News Daily host Stephen K. Bannon live on air at SiriusXM Broadcasts’ New Hampshire Primary Coverage Live From Iconic Red Arrow Diner on February 8, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

And again when he left the clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in N.J. in November last year wearing two buttoned downs, a blazer and a jacket!

Why does Steve Bannon wear two shirts?
Make it stop. (Photo: Getty)

What is Bannon hiding under all those layers?! National security secrets? Communications with Russia? A soul?

Some people had other ideas:

Well, Kenneth, it turns out it was. And it wasn’t.

The double popped polo collars was the preppy argyle sweater’s ugly cousin in the ’80s.

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Double polo shirts
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Ralph Lauren was one of the more memorable perpetrators of this crime against fashion.

Ralph Lauren double polo
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But it was mostly adopted by try-hard bros.

Double polo bros
(Photo: Twitter)

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Thankfully, this “trend” seems to be firmly stuck in the past with the exception of just Bannon. Although, it would be fun to see if Bannon can best his quadruple-layered attire and find out how many layers he can pile on at once.

What do you think of Bannon’s double collars? Let us know by tweeting us @YahooStyleCA.


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