When it comes to making a great first impression, they say “confidence is key” – and that’s true! But let’s be honest: a man who knows how to dress is a man who catches our eye. Period.
Just in time to kick off the summer, we’re taking a deep dive into the world of men’s fashion, from the dapper, James Bond-approved ensembles to the athletic aesthetics that score points even off the courts and fields.
Ready to achieve “Best Dressed” success? Take notes from these “Style Profiles,” inspired by some of the classiest, coolest and most confident male characters and celebrities out there:
Inspired by the character of Jacob Palmer (played by Ryan Gosling in the film Crazy, Stupid Love), actor Idris Elba, and the character of James Bond
When it comes to the man whose tailored look is as smooth as his talking, we couldn’t help but imagine the character of Jacob Palmer, played by Ryan Gosling in Crazy, Stupid Love (after all, he quite literally schools his apprentice in style…) with honorable mentions going to actor Idris Elba and the iconic debonair character of James Bond. The must-have piece for this refined look? A sharp suit. Complete the wardrobe with luxury accessories and sophisticated pair of shades – then serve the final look with a glass of scotch or a martini (“shaken, not stirred”).
1. Hugo Boss regular-fit suit in plain-check virgin wool, $695 2. Gucci men’s Lace-Up Shoe with Double G, $830 3. Brooks Brothers Gold Buckle Dress Belt, $128 4. Omega DeVille Prestige Co-Axial Chronometer 32.7 MM watch, $8,850 5. Rayban Classic B-15 Tortoise Sunglasses, $150 6. Prada cologne available at Macy’s, $102 7. David Yurman exotic stone signet ring with black onyx, $395
Inspired by former Miami Heat players Dwyane Wade and Lebron James
Perhaps we’re biased, but once athletes play for a Miami team, their style begins scoring major points. Take notes from Dwyane Wade and Lebron James: a strong piece of outerwear, coupled with a striking pair of shoes, is a slam dunk. Add some joggers or ripped denim, and you’ve got yourself a winning, on-the-go look that’s both breezy and bold.
1. Fendi White cotton blazer, $2,150 2. Theory Zaine Stretch Joggers, available at Nordstrom, $265 3. Fendi White leather slip-on Sneakers, $770 4. Tumi Extended Trip Packing Case, Tumi Latitude, $895.00 5. Breitling Super Chronomat B01 44 Stainless Steel – Black, $8,500 6. Jacques Marie Mage, Gonzo Duke, available at Edward Beiner $850 7. Le Labo AnOther 13 Eau de Parfum, available at Nordstrom, $83-280
Inspired by artist John Legend and former footballer and Miami Inter FC president David Beckham
A great guy is always in style – and so are these effortlessly cool pieces donned by some of the most talented and influential men out there (lookin’ at you, John Legend and David Beckham!) A classic leather jacket, neutral button-down shirt, tailored jeans and black accessories are timeless, minimalistic pieces that look fresh and suave when combined.
1. All Saints Cora Leather Jacket, $529 2. 7 for all Mankind Airweft Denim the Straight Jeans in Perennial, $248 3. Zara Dot Print Shirt, $49.90 4. Gucci Men’s Ace Embossed Sneaker, $680 5. Giorgio Armani Polarized Sunglasses, available at Macy’s $164 6. Bally B Buckle Belt, $330 7. Longines The Longines Skin Diver Watch, $2,600
There’s no better time than the summer to revamp your wardrobe, with polished pieces you’ll wear for years to come. Take notes from the iconic men mentioned above – and say hello to your new look.
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