Cary Grant On Style. Written by Cary Grant.



No, it isn’t only money that determines how well a man dresses—it’s personal taste. Because of the demands of my work, I’ve purchased dozens of suits over the years and they all have one attribute in common: they are in the middle of fashion. By that I mean they’re not self-consciously fashionable or far out, nor are they overly conservative or dated. In other words, the lapels are neither too wide nor too narrow, the trousers neither too tight nor too loose, the coats neither too short nor too long. I’ve worn clothes of extreme style, but only in order to dress appropriately for the type of character I played in particular films. Otherwise, simplicity, to me, has always been the essence of good taste.

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2 Responses to Cary Grant On Style. Written by Cary Grant.

  1. Dear Chris,
    Such middle-of-the-road approach is always the BEST! Great post!

  2. George says:

    Herein is contained the distilled wisdom of well over an entire shelf of men’s style and clothing tomes…in two, matter-of-fact pages. Everything else after this is simply embellishment. The essence is here. Give to your sons.

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