The 40 Best Dressed Men – PART III

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, The 40 Best Dressed Men – PART II, and on the next posts, we 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.

 

CARY GRANT

He has been characterized as “the sartorial master” and since his first appearance onHollywood, Grant never lost the title of fashion icon.

 

BOB DYLAN

The 72-year-old musician never lost his unique style, thus remained always an influential figure in the world of fashion.

 

ADRIEN BRODY

Since his dazzling performance in The Pianist, Brody never stopped amaze us with his great sense of style that made Esquire announce him “Best Dressed Man inAmerica” in 2004.

 

STEVE MCQUEEN

In movies like Bullitt and The Thomas Crown Affair the American actor, also known as “The King of Cool”, gave great lessons on men’s style.

 

JOHN F. KENNEDY JR.

The best representative of classic American style JFK Jr. wore the tuxedo better than anybody else.

 

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

It cannot be denied that the man who created The Great Gatsby should definitely be a style icon himself. Mr. Fitzgerald epitomized the elegance of the 1920s.

 

HUMPHREY BOGART

One world characterizes perfectly Bogart’s style: character. Nothing more, nothing less.

 

SERGE GAINSBOURG

The French artist, together with Jane Birkin, symbolized pure elegance in the 1970s.

 

RICHARD AVEDON

With his black framed glasses, Avedon showed to the world that not only his photographs had unique style.

 

STEFANO PILATI

The former creative director of YSL is still remembered for his high sense of style, which combined simplicity with elegance.