Kempt Icon: Toshiro Mifune
- Najib Benouar
Toshiro Mifune never received nearly enough credit for making martial arts movies cool.
Not even after starring in 170 of them—the first of which was released while Bruce Lee was still in diapers. Or doing things like leisurely strolling down overcast streets in Japan looking like he just stepped out of an editorial shoot from a fall issue of Monocle 50 years later.
So we’re giving credit where credit is due, by bestowing upon him Kempt Icon status. And here's why...»