Slang for having well-developed musculature, as well as being in a state of undress; a soft, naturally tan leather beloved this season by neo-minimalist designers, i.e.,

Since I started wearing these buff Céline sandals, I feel like I’m getting an extra workout — their wooden platform soles are giving me calves of steel!”

Ergo, you’ve got to be buff to be in the buff.

published on: Tmag - NYTimes