THE 40 Best Dressed Men – PART I

Actors, musicians, artists. What makes a man’s style unique?

Text: Yiota Dendrinou

 

The best dressed men in fashion history share, without a doubt, one thing in common. Courage. They never hesitate to break the rules with their style, express their character through their clothes and, finally, be themselves. On the next posts, we will examine men’s styles from different cultures, eras and backgrounds. Each of them rose to prominence in his field and will remain indelibly remembered in fashion history, forever, because of his style and personality.

 

DUKE OF WINDSOR

Known for his love with Wallis Simpson, Edward is still a fashion icon for many reasons. He revived wearing Panama Hats, was known for his colourful, patternedFair Islesweaters, popularized the glen check and inspired the Windsor knot tie.

 

JACK KEROUAC

Leader of the Beat Generation, Kerouac’s books On The Road, The Dharma Bums and others are world-widely read until today. Kerouac embraced laid-back style and workwear, as a part of his whole philosophy about life.

 

JOHNNY DEPP

From the beginning of his career, Depp showed a lot of creativity in the way he was dressing up and through the years he keeps involving his unique style.

 

YVESSAINT LAURENT

The talented designer is still remembered not only for his legendary fashion house, but also for his personal style that made him stand out and be one of a kind.

 

JIMI HENDRIX

Hendrix may died young, but his characteristic style, which included ethnic and hippie elements is until today a reference in the world of fashion.

 

ALAIN DELON

The French-Swiss actor combined perfectly looks, impressive acting skills and unique personal style that defines French elegance.

 

RENE LACOSTE

An innovator in sports wear, Lacoste remained a fashion icon in and off the tennis courts, making his “crocodile” famous forever.

 

PHARRELL WILLIAMS

Musician Pharrell is distinguished for different reasons, apart his many awards. His playful, daring style is certainly one of them.

 

PETER BEARD

The famous photographer, stayed for many years inAfrica, so this had definitely an effect on Beard’s way of dressing.

 

MARCELLO MASTROIANNI

The Italian actor became known from Federico Fellini’s movies, like La Dolce Vita and 8½, but marked these films with his characteristic style and personality.