Alfie Atkin’s dad

Alfie's dad, a modern style icon

Alfie’s dad, a modern style icon

Earlier this spring a scandal erupted in Swedish media when Alfie Atkin’s dad’s true age was revealed. Time had not been kind to the 36 years old dad, creating shock and disbelief among people over how he’d let himself go. All that pipe smoking can’t be good for the skin. However, now voices are raised that Atkin’s dad should be recognized as the contemporary style icon that he is. From Williamsburg in Brooklyn to Nytorget in Stockholm, this single father has inspired countless numbers of hipsters. Here’s to you Alfons Åberg’s (the original Swedish name) dad!