When we talk about a Style Icon, we refer to a person whose way of dressing and behaving inspires others and influences their tastes.Defined “The King of Cool”, Steve McQueen is without any doubt one of the greatest style icons of all times, perfectly able to combine an impeccable sartorial style to an innate ability to be elegant even while wearing casual clothes.Born on March the 24th 1930, in Beech Grove, Indiana, McQueen had a troubled youth, which led him to grow a rebel and adventurous personality, that later characterized many of his roles played on the big screen and which made him popular to the big audience, exactly like what happened to other movie stars such as Marlon Brando and James Dean. McQueen reached the peak of his acting career between the 60’s and the 70’s, thanks to movies likeThe Great Escape (1963), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Bullit (1968), The Getaway (1972) and Papillon (1973)Beyond acting, McQueen cultivated a great passion for the world of motors, which also led him to achieve numerous positive resuluts both on four and two wheels. In 1971, with Le Mans, Steve combined his greatest passions in a movie that became a real cult for motorsport enthusiasts, in which McQueen himself played the driving scenes on the legendary French racetrack. Se volete farvi ispirare dallo “stile McQueen” eccovi tre look intramontabili del “Re del Cool”! If you want to be inspired by McQueen’s style, here you’ll find three timeless looks by “The King of Cool”.
Bespoke three piece suit in Prince of Wales print, with 5 buttons vest cut straight, realized by the legendary London based tailor Douglas Hayward: light blue Oxford shirt with cufflinks, blue tie and signature Persol 714 Thomas Crown Edition eyewear.