The dude who taught us how to dance to Tom Jones correctly was supposed to be the inherently swagless foil to Will Smith's laid-back cool guy. But for anyone with an appreciation for classic style and preppy gear, Carlton Banks is actually an unexpected style icon.

From fresh button down shirts, straight-fitting chinos, and a variety of knitwear, Cousin Carlton actually had a pretty fresh wardrobe of menswear staples. Looks like the Fresh Prince should be watching the throne reserved for Bel Air's best-dressed dude. Here are 15 Things Carlton Banks Taught Us About Style.

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