Dan Hanzus joked on that night's "Around The League Podcast" that Harbaugh's closet resembles a superhero's, comprised purely of dozens of tan khakis and black shirts.
Now that his wife has made a public plea to ditch the $8 Walmart pleated khakis, Harbaugh has made a slight adjustment to his wardrobe.
He switched to flat-front tan khakis for Wednesday's press conference.
"Problem solved there," Harbaugh quipped to reporters. "The Levi's or the Nike and the Dickie makes a flat khaki. So 'happy wife, happy life.' As far as tuckin' the shirt goes, that will be great. I'll feel like an innovator."
Harbaugh's new duds cost $23. "They were on sale that day," he added.
This is a welcome breather from the mid-week's hard-hitting football analysis.
The great khaki controversy of 2014 has a humanizing effect on his image. This man earns $5 million per year. He's so grounded in his values -- and wrapped up in football -- that it never occurred to him to have an assistant pick up more fashionable high-end chinos.