THE DEFINITION OF SMART CASUAL, ANY WARDROBE NEEDS A SOLID ARRAY OF POLOS - RESERVING THE POPPED COLLAR FOR FANCY DRESS ONLY.
Here’s a man who could, if he chose, pop the collar. The former Bond has been polled ‘Greatest Living Scot’ and while we’re not exactly sure of the metric, he certainly knows how to pull off the polo.
The American artist may have died a member of the infamous ‘27 club’ but his impact on art, music and fashion (check out his Uniqlo collaboration) has remained pretty much a constant.
Blur helped spearhead the Brit-pop movement for which the polo formed the uniform of choice. Simple, no frills, and when worn in black helps hide a sweaty performance. Convenient.
Are we still allowed to like Kanye? Who knows, but we can agree his effect on fashion has been a sustained, and interesting one. Here, bringing polo preppiness to hip hop.