The History of the “Beater” A.K.A Ribbed Tank Top — Mistakes Were Made

As another 100 + degree weekend approaches here in California, thoughts of what to wear to stay cool circulates in my mind. A summer fashion staple of some men is the ribbed tank top a.k.a. the “wife beater” or “beater”. On those scorching hot days, some men wear a “beater,” shorts and some clean white sneakers and are quite fashionable. If a person is really about that…