Being a style influencer does not mean having social media presence. It means enduring the test of time and making a lasting impression- that is the stuff of fashion legends. We have rounded up those icons that have a decided imprint on men’s fashion, giving you the keys to their closets.

James Dean

James Dean

Before there were bad boys, there was a rebel without a cause. James Dean debuted the jeans and T-shirt look, embracing it on the silver screen and on the streets. Outfit Key: Perfect White Tee

 

Yves Saint Laurent

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Born in Algeria, Yves Saint Laurent possessed an exceptional rejection of conventional Euro-centrality, spurring his design of the women’s tuxedo while remaining at the forefront of ready to wear fashion. Outfit Key: The Pocket Square

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Pre-Godfather, Marlon Brando was among the Hollywood bad boys, pulling off rugged charm in the most unexpected of ensembles. Outfit Key: Breton Stripes

Hedi Slimane

Hedi Slimane

The Dior Homme veteran behind the Saint Laurent revival is not only a creator of taste, but also a photographer, heavily influenced by the rocker era. Outfit Key: Leather Moto Jacket

David Beckham

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A bonafide soccer star turned airport style dad, fashion is never too far from the Beckham household with a former Spice Girl and big time designer as a wife. Outfit Key: On-the-go Carry All

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

The king of quirk, Johnny Depp is a big time big screen heartbreaker, who knows how to curate his own eclectic brand of style…those frames though! Outfit Key: the Hat and Frames

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

Coming to you with love from Canada, Ryan Gosling has mastered layering. No one sports a sweater like Gosling- sure, his washboard abs don’t hurt the look either. Outfit Key: the Featherweight Sweater