#tbt Taylor for GQ Magazine photos by Nathanial Goldberg

GQ: Do you like Texan fashion?

Taylor Kitsch: It’s just real. It’s comfortable, it’s gritty, it’s not flashy, it’s blue-collar. I have like 20 snap-up shirts in my closet, and I never, never would have thought before FNL would I have had that.

GQ: Are there other Texan things you’ve gotten into?

Taylor Kitsch: I’ve always been a big country guy. There’s a lot of Texas artists—Randy Rogers, of course, and Pat Green come to mind. There’s some watering holes within Austin I love. A good old rodeo never hurt anyone. And those Texas sunsets… I work a lot in Africa: Texas and Africa have the best sunsets on the planet, that I’ve ever seen.