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It's a fashion tragedy plaguing an entire nation of middle-aged men—it's Dad Pants. You may recall that early this year, during the height of Superbowl fever, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh caught some major heat for clinging to his pleated khaki Dockers. The guys at Bonobos tried to seduce him into wearing their flat-front chinos. But the team's affiliation with Levi's (and therefore Dockers) meant that the Bonobos offer stayed on the table.
With the new NFL season fast approaching, we couldn't help but wonder, "What will Coach Harbaugh wear for his first game at the new stadium?" Good thing his wife Sarah is handling the situation. It's most likely going to be these Dockers Field Khaki Straight Fit ($37), which he's wearing in the video. And if you want to see them both in action, find the full 49ers schedule here for the 2014 season.
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