The 40 Best Dressed Men – PART II

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. Already on The 40 Best Dressed Men – PART I and 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.

 

 

MICK JAGGER

Apart from his rock ’n’ roll attires, Mick was known for his tailored suits that embraced his British descent.

 

PAUL NEWMAN

Originally from America, actor Paul Newman was ideal to designate the all-american casual wear.

 

TOM FORD

The designer, who accepted luxury and sensuality more easily than anybody else, is certainly dressed to impress.

 

WARIS AHLUWALIA

The jewellery designer, never forgets his turban, whether he is wearing a tuxedo or a plain T-shirt.

 

KURT COBAIN

Leader of the grunge movement, Kurt’s plaid shirts and ripped cardigans are an important moment in fashion history, even if he tried to achieve a totally different result.

 

ROBERT REDFORD

Another important American actor that gave prominence to casual wear wasRedford, with his style being still vey influential until today and guides giving tips of “how to dress like Robert Redford”.

 

SALVADORDALI

Famous for his moustache, which was inspired by Baroque painter Velasquez, the surrealist was epitomizing great personal style.

 

 

FRED ASTAIRE

Best known from musicals like Top Hat and Funny Face, the talented actor and dancer had also an impeccable taste in fashion.

 

JIM MORRISON

The frontman of The Doors had a characteristic, relaxed cool late 190s style, including wild hair and many leather garments.

 

JAMES DEAN

Rebellious James Dean lived fast and died young, but managed in this short period to leave his own mark in fashion history.