With the exception of the matching overalls our parents made us wear in first grade and the one student-run musical wherein we played vaudevillian evil twins, my twin brother and I have always, for the most part, dressed neither completely different nor the same. In truth, we never really cared.
Every Wednesday from here on out, we’re giving you a piece of our minds. Actually, more like five pieces. It’s a chance to get a deeper look into what makes the minds behind Kempt tick—you know, beyond the usual Internet handsomeness we’re serving up daily. So welcome to our most personal weekly feature: The Kempt Five.
The civil rights movement was born out of an ugly time in US history, but we’ll be damned if it didn’t make for some good-looking protesters.
With the always-impeccable Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leading the way, a sea of crisp suits, skinny ties and Wayfarers led our country into equality. In honor of the great man and movement, we dug through the archives and were surprised to find a handsome lot of style icons also heading up the charge for civil rights—a veritable who’s who of impossibly cool gentlemen—everyone from Brando and Newman to Belafonte, Dylan and Davis Jr. Hell, even Charlton Heston got in on the action. It’s as if somehow impassioned, selfless endeavoring has a way of adding an extra layer of dapperness—not to mention being on the right side of history.
When in Doubt, Wear Sunglasses, Man: A Bob Dylan style guide according to... Bob Dylan. Words to live by. [Four Pins]
Third’s a Charm: Vulture catches up with Total Recall’s original three-breasted lady (we mentioned in the August Issues) and she bares all. [Vulture]
Strong Curves: Getting personal with one of the most spectacular cars in production: the Shelby Cobra 289 FIA. [Autoblog]
And Soft Curves: Miranda Kerr celebrated her post-pregnancy rebound with a handful of tasteful body shots. (And by tasteful, we mean totally, stark naked... as a jaybird... you’ve been warned.) [Unfinished Man]