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Fall Fashion with Adam Scott

Parks and Recreation funnyman Adam Scott conquers the great outdoors in fine fashion.

Photographed for Maxim by Peter  Yang | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2012
J. Lindeberg Hopper jacket, $1,230, and pocket square, $80, both at jlindeberg.com. Ralph Lauren Black Label Denim cardigan, $595, and tie, $145, both at Ralph Lauren stores. Gant Rugger Kick-Ass oxford shirt, $115, gant.com. Levi’s 511 skinny jeans, $68, levi.com.

You’re quite comfortable around dangerous animals. Are you an avid outdoorsman?
I’m heading out to Colorado soon with my dad to do some real camping—out in the middle of nowhere, with tents and no showers.

Like that hardcore camping where you have to carry out your shit?
Yes, we have to shit in each other’s mouths, which is really unfortunate. But that’s camping, you know? That’s what you’re supposed to do when you camp. All the animals in this photo shoot shat in my mouth.

Sorry to hear that. So are you a big clothes guy?
To a certain extent. I have lots of shirts. I love Band of Outsiders shirts, and I just keep purchasing them. I have nowhere to wear them—they just make me feel secure having them in my closet.

Photographed for Maxim by Peter  Yang | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2012
Luigi Bianchi Mantova blazer, $1,000, boydsphila.com. J. Lindeberg Wesley sweater, $240, jlindeberg.com. Ermenegildo Zegna shirt, $495, zegna.com. Carrot & Gibbs bow tie, $65, greatbows.com. Levi’s 510 Super Skinny jeans, $58, levi.com.

Do you and Aziz Ansari go suit shopping after work on Parks and Rec?
No, but we do talk about clothing. We’re always like, “Hey, where’d you get that?” You know, just two dudes hanging out. I don’t think we’ve ever talked about sports, but we do talk about where that jacket came from.

Can you give our readers some style don’ts?
Sure. I’d advise guys to take it easy on the vests. And I think be cautious with hats.

Like tiny fedoras?
Just any. Be careful, because there’s an 80 percent chance that you’re gonna look like a complete idiot. Get a couple of opinions before you walk out that door. And enough with the scarves. Everybody put the scarves back in the drawer, unless it’s cold. Ladies with scarves? Great. Guys? Fuckin’ take it easy.

Photographed for Maxim by Peter  Yang | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2012
H&M blazer, $80, hm.com. Ben Sherman Plectrum cardigan, $150, and Marten bow tie, $79, both at benshermanusa.com. Tommy Hilfiger slim-fit dress shirt, $65, macys.com.

You’ve been in some awesome flicks, among them Piranha 3D. That was filmed at Lake Havasu, which I’ve heard is the boat-porn capital of the world. Did you see any while you were there?
I didn’t, but I had to be in the water a lot, and I got this skin rash because there’s so much bacteria. I thought I had bed bugs because my whole body was itching. So I went to the Lake Havasu doctor, and he’s just like, “Nope, this is the water.” You’ve got to rub this crazy, like, gasoline on your skin to get rid of it.

That is truly foul. So you could get pregnant swimming in there.
I did. I got pregnant.

Photographed for Maxim by Peter  Yang | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2012
Gant Rugger blazer, $750, oxford shirt, $125, and knit tie, $130, all at gant.com. Carrot & Gibbs pocket square, $35, greatbows.com. Levi’s 511 skinny jeans, $68, levi.com. Johnston & Murphy socks, $14, and Burchfield chukka boots, $165, both at johnstonmurphy.com.

Well, you lost the weight, and you look fantastic.
Thank you.

Any parting style advice for Maxim readers?
Yes. When you walk inside, take off your fucking sunglasses. Just sayin’, take ’em off.

Photographed for Maxim by Peter  Yang | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2012
Ted Baker London Rythjak blazer, $550, and Prasto shirt, $165, both at tedbaker.com. Scott James vest, $145, scottjamesonline.com. Nautica knit tie, $55, nautica.com. Levi’s 511 skinny jeans, $68, levi.com. Johnston & Murphy Arrington wing-tip shoes, $185, johnstonmurphy.com.