For those of us not blessed enough to make the biannual pilgrimage to Pitti Uomo, Milan, Paris, New York or London, trade shows and Fashion Weeks are often a spectator sport coupled with a seemingly never-ending stream of street style photos, featuring a now well-known cast of characters from across the menswear world. But to be a true armchair aficionado, you need to know ALL the players, which is why we've decided to compile a primer on the most photographed, but unknown neo-icons. So, next time you're flipping through a slideshow of Tommy Ton shots, you aren't left wondering, "Who the fuck is that guy?"

Photos Courtesy of GQ and Tommy Ton 

Jake Gallagher is a writer living in New York. Read his blog, Wax Wane, here and follow him on Twitter here.