30 People Who Have Actually Influenced Men's Style

Beau Brummell

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 teeth—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.

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