Visible Influence: Tailored Clothing, Grooming, Suits and Ties
Without Beau Brummell, menswear as we know it wouldn't exist. His personal style was the basis for the modern-day suit. He preferred wearing a neatly-tied cravat with each outfit, and he also was known for habits like bathing daily and brushing his teethâ€”something that was totally unheard of at the time. He also purportedly shined his shoes with champagne... but that didn't really catch on as much as the other stuff.