Steve McQueen was one of Hollywood’s sexiest men. His macho, smouldering good looks, bright blue eyes and raw sex appeal is one that any man would aspire too. Steve McQueen lived life at top speed, he worked hard, played hard and loved hard. Steve claims he had flings with Marilyn Monroe, Lana Turner, Judy Garland and much older Hollywood stars Joan Crawford and Bette Davis.
His devil-may-care attitude, athletic triumphs, sexual charisma and unconventional lifestyle earned him the nickname The King of Cool. Steve’s key aspects of style is one of the most fashionable men in history. In addition to the clothes he wore, his personality, hairstyle and overall fashion is a “takeaway” section for the modern man who might choose to emulate his style.
What is it about this 1960’s film star that you could adopt on a fashion front, that will literally label you as hip and cool?
- Cardigans – chocolate brown being the favourite.
- Desert Boots – McQueen wore M-43 boots in The Great Escape. He wore playboy boots on plenty of occasions. Almost sixty years later, the model remains unchanged: loose-fitting, with a durable high-traction sole, two-hole lace-up design, and firm ankle support. Clarks do a great range.
- Roll – neck or Turtlenecks – Steve McQueen wore a roll-neck most famously in Bullitt. The labels that rock are Moschino, Hermes, Neil Barrett, Pringle of Scotland and Salvatore Ferragamo,
- Chinos – Classic fit chinos sit on the waist, are regular fitting, loose fit through the hips, thigh and knee and taper gently at the ankle.