The new gentleman: 8 guys with style to steal
The new guard
From the sharp suited to the elegantly dishevelled, there's a new wave of cool guy style to emulate. While dressing like a gentleman never really falls out of favour (at least in our eyes), there's a major take-home lesson to be learned each of these Brit and American style stars. Guys, this is how to dress to impress a woman.
The Brit model epitomises what it means to be a modern dandy. From crisp Saville Row tailoring to a willingness to embrace shades like white and cream, he is a bona fide fashion forerunner. Having cheekbones so sharp you could shred cabbage on them also helps.
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Move over Kanye, the most stylish new hip-hop man on the block is this Harlem native who manages to blend upmarket chic with keeping-it-real street style. He's also scored a massive deal with Adidas so watch this space and remember the name.
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The freckled actor won his first - but most likely not his last Oscar - for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking last year but it was a Burberry campaign with everybody's favourite troll doll Cara Deleface that really turned heads. Probably the most watched ranga on the planet right now after Prince Harry. And with good reason.
Another Brit doing it in fine style (notice a trend here?) and on his own terms, Cumberbatch is a walking, talking lesson in elegance. But that doesn't mean he's averse to a risk. Check out the flourishes in his most famous character Sherlock Holmes, such as the texture of his scarf or the contrasting red stitch on his overcoat's lapel buttonhole. It's all in the details Watson.
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It's amazing what dropping a few kilos can do. From the goofy doofus in Parks and Rec to the stone cold fox of Guardians Of The Galaxy, Pratt is having a serious moment right now. He rocks a suit sans tie like few others and the key is his air of casual relaxation. He wears his clothes. Not the other way round.
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You may not have heard of him, but Wooster has become a street style icon in New York City. Not an easy thing to do. For a 55-year-old. He's proof that chic has no age limit and that men don't have to end up looking and dressing like their dads.
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The Brit producer nails it every time. And here's the kicker. He doesn't even look like he's trying. Look to his combinations of suits and T-shirts for a good starting point.
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Every now and then, a rocker comes along that does dishevelled chic particularly well. Jagger was one example, Hutchence was another. This gen's boy most likely is Irish singer Hozier. Look to his way with faded denim and go from there.
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