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Icon: Dennis Hopper

  • Kempt Staff
Icon: Dennis Hopper

Hey, remember when we called a moratorium on Steve McQueen? Here’s why: guys like Dennis Hopper deserve just as much cred—if not more. American badass: check. Motorcycle junkie: check. Looked great in denim: check. Hopper was one of Hollywood’s last wild men, had a prolific career on both sides of the lens, was an indie darling before that was even a thing and managed to do it all with a personal style that’s as iconic as any role he’s ever played.

Here’s what we mean.

The 10 Most Stylish Moments of 2014

  • Kempt Staff

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As we bring 2014 to a close, we would be remiss not to take stock of all the stylish moments we witnessed over the past 12 months...

There were flashes of brilliance in Cannes, Brazil, Venice, wherever it was that Joe Biden stopped in for that epically stylish cone of ice cream and more...

And we narrowed it down to these 10 most stylish moments of 2014, in no particular order...»

25 Style Lessons from Seinfeld, 25 Years Later

  • Najib Benouar

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It’s been 25 years since the very first episode of Seinfeld aired, and 16 since its grand finale, yet it’s still as relevant as ever.

In fact, you could even say the show is suddenly experiencing style renaissance—look no further than the stonewashed rallying cries of #normcore. But it wasn’t all just white sneakers and dad jeans. The show was woven with a rich tapestry of personal styles, from George Costanza to J. Peterman himself, and we’ve tracked down the clips of some of our favorite sartorial moments to see if we’ve learned anything from a show about nothing.

And now: 25 style lessons from Seinfeld, 25 years later...»

Style Icons Getting a Close Shave

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By now we’d suspect you’ve already made a good deal of headway into your spring-cleaning checklist.

Congrats on that.

Yet there’s one area you may have overlooked that deserves some serious attention: your face and the beard (or beard-like situation) you’ve let grow wild on it during the colder months. While you’re very well allowed to continue cultivating the scruff—if you think the UV protection will outweigh the heat your cheek-blankets are sure to retain as the mercury rises—you still ought to make sure you’re keeping it tidy.

So, for a little seasonally shorn motivation, take a few cues from stylish men who’ve been known to pick up a razor of their own, after the jump...»

Style Icons + Horses = This

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You’ve got your hat. You’ve got your seersucker. And julep or not, your drink’s been Derby-fied with a sprig o’ mint.

Seems like you’re just about ready for Saturday’s festivities—now all you need is a little encouragement. Which is where we come in, with some of the most handsome equestrian moments in style icon history. Because why should the jockeys get to have all the fun?

So let us present your dapper Kentucky Derby inspiration, after the jump...»

The 59 Greatest Polo Shirts of All Time

  • Kempt Staff

041714_polo_5 Consider the humble polo shirt: not a lot has changed since Rene Lacoste took a few yards of piqué cotton and fashioned a short-sleeved collared shirt out it.

Which means, if it looked good in 1940, or 1965, it still looks good now. And that’s why we’re continuing our grand tradition of exhaustive garment journalism by compiling all of the greatest moments in the history of polo-shirt-dom...

Herewith, the 59 greatest polo shirts of all time…»