It?s time to look back on the previous year in fashion. What were the trends we loved? What do we hope to forget and move on from? It was a great year for menswear fashion on the runway and the red carpet, but the truly stylish bring a personal flair to both casual and black-tie events. These 10 best-dressed men make it look easy.
Benedict Cumberbatch, who stars as Sherlock Holmes in the television series Sherlock
, is also known for his impeccable style. He?s always looked great in a suit, and has a good eye for fashion. Willing to experiment, he mixes conservative and funky to create a style that is uniquely his own.
Actor and producer Idris Elba is on a lot of people?s mind these days, as rumours swirl about him being named the next James Bond. He?s been voted one of the 100 most beautiful people in the world by People magazine, and he?s definitely a style maven. He is great at mixing and matching, combining colours and textures with daring accessories to make a bold statement. He cites sunglasses as his favourite accessory.
Tom Hiddleston is one of the film industry?s hardest working actors, starring in 33 movie and TV productions in just over 10 years, and spending his spare time on the London theatre stage. But even with his busy schedule, he always looks impeccable. Part of his effortless charm comes from wearing smart, tailored items in a casual way for everyday wear. But he also looks great on the red carpet in his trademark dark suit and white shirt.
Actor Eddie Redmayne has been described as a ?bit dandy?, but we love his look. He?s always immaculate and has a very British sense of fashion. He claims he feels most comfortable in a suit, but by incorporating playful elements such as velvet slippers and bright colours and patterns, he?s far from monotonous. His very individual style demonstrates that being fashionable is not always about following trends.
Rapper Tinie Tempah always has a distinctive style and pulls it off with confidence. He?s not afraid to take risks, but with his amazing eye for fashion, he makes it work. He even has his own clothing line, Disturbing London, distributed through his record label.
Whether dressing down in jeans and a T-shirt, or elegantly turned out for the red carpet, David Beckham has the gift of pulling off formal and casual equally well. His natural elegance and worldwide fame have made him a fashion icon.
Model, racecar driver, and writer, David Gandy is another who looks great in both a T-shirt or dressed to the nines. He?s been called the modern-day king of cool, and we can see why. He sure knows how to wear a separate, frequently mixing and matching different coloured suits. His theory is that the key to looking your best is tailoring.
It?s probably not surprising to see London-based menswear designer Charlie Casely-Hayford on a best-dressed list. After all, it?s his job to help men look their best. He prefers a classic look, but keeps it cool by adding modern touches. He has a unique viewpoint that keeps his style fresh and interesting.
TV and Radio 2 host Dermot O?Leary wows his audience weekly with his fashionable outfits as host of The X Factor. He describes his style as leaning towards the classics, and also believes that the biggest factor is dressing with confidence and knowing what suits you.
Hunky British actor Henry Cavill, who played Superman in Man of Steel,
claims he?s ?not a big fashionista?, but he sure knows how to rock a three-piece suit. Off the red carpet, he has an easy, laid back style and is known for pairing plain T-shirts with designer jackets, smart trousers, and boots.