For their 10th anniversary issue GQ Italia chose the ten most stylish men of the 20th Century, and we couldn’t agree more with their picks. With a list that includes Robert Redford, David Hockney, James Dean, Steve McQueen, David Bowie, Paul Simonon of The Clash, Jean Michel Basquiat, Marcello Mastroianni, Jean-Paul Belmondo, and Marlon Brando, every discernible trend for modern fashion is represented. Mod-influenced shirts and ties, floppy hair, striped rugby shirts, shawl collar sweaters, and the iconic white t-shirt are all present. With these as the forefathers of fashion, it’s no wonder that contemporary men are looking so dapper.
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