PLAYBOY STYLE GUIDE:
Man Up Your Style
A new breed of gentleman is setting the standard on how to dress: he’s decidedly masculine and he isn’t afraid to spend a little extra effort or money to look his best.
THE BESPOKE BRUISERS
TOUGH GUYS WHO KNOW HOW TO WEAR A SUIT
These men have two things in common: they’re perfectly fit, and their suits fit perfectly. (No point putting in time at the gym if you’re not going to show it off.) While the average guy doesn’t have a wardrobe stylist at his disposal like A-list actors and athletes do, we’re fortunate enough to live in an era when designers are cutting their suits slimmer. And a leaner, meaner look can come in handy at the office or on the town.
THE GEEK-CHIC ATHLETES
HIGH PERFORMANCE MEETS HIGH STYLE
Take a cue from athletes who know the game of life as much about fashion as it is about attraction. Whether you’re a pro or a Joe, you should look smart off the court or the field. A crisp-collared shirt, a fitted sweater and above all a pair of plastic-frame eye-glasses will do the trick.
THE REAL ROCK STARS
THEY OWN THE STREETS THE WAY THEY OWN THE STAGE
Over the years, “rock and roll” has been used to describe a look that often veered a bit too costumey (Cee Lo Green channeling Mad Max; Elton John channeling himself). Today it means wearing something with a little attitude (leather, dark sunglasses, and a well-chosen hat)—a performance these musicians have mastered and anyone can pull off.
THE ALPHA ARTISTS
CASUAL, CREATIVE IN CONTROL
A true artist tells a story even when he’s not on-screen. These actors wear classic clothes with a weathered look that speaks of experience and a life well lived.
FOR THESE MEN, LOOKING GOOD IS BLACK AND WHITE
We’re living in the golden age of the tuxedo: The mobster black-on-black look is out and the Sinatra traditional look is back—but not so much that you can’t tweak tradition. These gentlemen grace the red carpet with a style that’s the perfect balance of formal and personal.