One Icon, One Detail: Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and the Tie Worn as a Belt: Esquire">

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. was the sartorial swami of the Twentieth Century. The famed actor spent his career swashbuckling across the silver screen and into the record books as one of the world’s best-dressed men. And while most of his peers fell comfortably into the refined yet sedate style of Hollywood’s golden era, he was busy pushing the envelope with his brash choices.

Like all legendary dandies, Fairbanks Jr.’s forward-thinking look is hardly for the faint of heart, even today — as this shot from Venice in 1958 shows. Even well into his fifties,…Read more: Douglas Fairbanks Jr.’s Belt – Style Advice from Iconic Celebrities – Esquire

 

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