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The Kempties: Our Nominations for the Best Menswear on Film

  • Kempt Staff
The Kempties: Our Nominations for the Best Menswear on Film

The Academy announced this year’s Oscar nominations to the usual fanfare—there were a few snubs, a few surprises and at least one curious addition.

Which means it’s time for us to revive The Kempties, wherein we throw out all of the tired old categories and hand out nominations for the best menswear on film in the past year.

And the Kempty for Standout Performance by Suspenders in a Supporting Role goes to...

Kempt’s Nominations for Best Menswear on Film...

  • Kempt Staff


Today, the Academy unveiled this year’s Oscar nominees. And it got us thinking... about how Robert Redford totally got snubbed. And about how we’d do it, if we got to run the show...

First: we’d change the name to something like “The Kempties.”

Then we’d throw out all the categories and start anew, focusing solely on the menswear. So we collected our collective memories of the past year’s worth of handsomeness on film and tried to nail down what exactly made each film stylish—much like the actual Oscars, we’re breaking down the movies by individual garment performance, not just handing out awards willy-nilly.

So without further ado, the Kempty for Best Oxford Cloth Button-Down in a Supporting Role goes to...»