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100 Dapper Dandy Editorials

From Oscar Wilde Editorials to Retro-Modern Menswear

— June 22, 2012 — Fashion
This incredible collection of dapper dandy gents embrace their appreciation for refined clothing. The dandy harks back to the late 18th century, when men began to place an importance upon their style and pursuing an aristocratic lifestyle. One of the icons for dandyism is the Irish writer Oscar Wilde, who is often referenced as seen in Oscar Wilde editorials.

These gentlemen truly embrace their dandyism, often referencing classic pieces with a contemporary twist, whether it is wearing mismatched plaid suits or dashing eggplant-toned tuxedos.

The modern dandy strives to use well-tailored clothing as a way to draw attention to their personalities. Colorful pieces such as floral-infused menswear from the runway of Alexander Mcqueen to Giuliano Fujiwara’s manly skirt-suit lookbooks. These men are not intimidated of brave fashion, because they believe in dazzling everyone through details.
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British Tailor Collaborations
British Tailor Collaborations
The Superdry + Timothy Everest Collection is the Perfect Fit
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94
Colorfully Patterned Mancessories
Colorfully Patterned Mancessories
Sson Harris Tweed Tie Delivers Class & Color
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93
Dapper Dinner Bibs
Dapper Dinner Bibs
These Necktie Napkins Let You Look Formal for Meals Without Major Effort
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92
Dapper Duo Editorials
Dapper Duo Editorials
The 'Paris' by Paul Wetherell Shoot Stars Victor Nylander and Robin Ahrens
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91
Hodgepodge-Patterned Menswear
Hodgepodge-Patterned Menswear
The New Petrou Collection Uses a Mixed Bag of Fabrics
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90
Impermeable Men's Suits
Impermeable Men's Suits
The Minotaur Waterproof Herringbone Jacket is Dapper and Technical
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89
Contrasted Menswear Portraits
Contrasted Menswear Portraits
The 'Allure of Dark Beauty' by Matthew Lyn Editorial is Dramatic
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88
Hairy Hipster Editorials
Hairy Hipster Editorials
The Wild and Bold Flamingo Spring/Summer Collection is Original
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87
Dapper 60s-Inspired Shoots
Dapper 60s-Inspired Shoots
The Adam Senn Panorama Icon Editorial Features Polka-Dot Accents
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86
Entirely Fringed Fashion Lines
Entirely Fringed Fashion Lines
The Christopher Shannon Spring/Summer 2013 Pieces are Embossed
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85
Dapper Male Collections
Dapper Male Collections
The Sherman Preston Spring Summer 2012 Collection is Sophisticated
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84
Stark Suited Shoots
Stark Suited Shoots
The Nate Hill by Brent Chua Portrait Series is Retro-Inspired
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83
Romantically Postmodern Runways
Romantically Postmodern Runways
The LE Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Will Have You Falling in Love
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82
Dapper Parka Photoshoots
Dapper Parka Photoshoots
The Woolrich John Rich and Bros FW 2012 Line is Warm and Sartorial
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81
Suited Seaside Campaigns
Suited Seaside Campaigns
The Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Campaign is Sharply Dressed
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80
Distinguished Gentleman Shoots
Distinguished Gentleman Shoots
The 'It's Official' Helen Marlen Magazine Editorial is Vivid
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79
Dapper Mustached Gentlemen
Dapper Mustached Gentlemen
The Ben Sherman Fall 2011 Line Captures Authentically Stylish Men
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78
Dapper Grooming Campaigns
Dapper Grooming Campaigns
Three Stylish Stars to Represent the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler
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77
Pattern Clashing Campaigns
Pattern Clashing Campaigns
The Scapa World Spring/Summer Advertorial is Dashing and Debonair
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76
Dapperly Modern Menswear
Dapperly Modern Menswear
The Martin Lamothe Fall/Winter 2012 Line is Contemporary
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75
Dandy Dapper Dudes
Dandy Dapper Dudes
The Guzman Photography Series is Mad Men-Esque
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74
Patterned Background Editorials
Patterned Background Editorials
The Harry Uzoka by Jeff Hahn Portrait Series is Eclectic
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73
Dapper Androgynous Editorials
Dapper Androgynous Editorials
'Hello Stranger!' by Cristina Capucci Captures Angus Low
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72
Cheery-Hued Dapperwear
Cheery-Hued Dapperwear
Errikos Andreou for L'Officiel Hommes Germany Spring 2012
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71
Statuesque Streamline Suits
Statuesque Streamline Suits
The Bartosz Malewicz Fall/​Winter 2012 Collection Pops with Past
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70
Retro Coated Catwalks
Retro Coated Catwalks
The Prada Fall/Winter 2012 Menswear Runway Show is Star-Studded
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69
Daringly Dapper Collections
Daringly Dapper Collections
The McQueen Fall Collection Debuts at Milan Men's Fashion Week 2
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68
Dashing Eggplant-Toned Tuxedos
Dashing Eggplant-Toned Tuxedos
The Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer Menswear Campaign is Bold
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67
Bespoke Suit Campaigns
Bespoke Suit Campaigns
The Gucci Made to Measure Ads Stars James Franco
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66
Monochromatic Men's Suits
Monochromatic Men's Suits
Sergi Pons Captures All-White Suiting for Icon Magazine
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65
Helmet-Head Menswear
Helmet-Head Menswear
The David Del Rio Fall/Winter 2012 Plays Dress up with Plastic Hair
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64
Versatile Vagabond Lookbooks
Versatile Vagabond Lookbooks
The Moschino Men's Autumn/Winter 2011 Campaign Shows Variety
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63
Elegant Epicene Ensembles
Elegant Epicene Ensembles
The Margaret Howell FW11 Campaign Offer Dapper Androgynous Looks
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62
Perfectly Pleasurable Plaids
Perfectly Pleasurable Plaids
The New ISAIA Collection is Rich in Tradition
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61
Debonair Suited Separates
Debonair Suited Separates
The Burberry Prorsum Resort 2013 Collection is Elegantly Refined
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60
Dapper Throwback Lookbooks
Dapper Throwback Lookbooks
The WTAPS FW11 Collection for Men Fuses Military & 90s-Inspired Styles
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59
Dashingly Dapper Editorials
Dashingly Dapper Editorials
Stefan Heinrichs Tells a Story of Contemporary Gentlemen
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58
Floral-Infused Menswear
Floral-Infused Menswear
The Alexander Mcqueen Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Will Grow on You
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57
Unabashedly Feminine Menswear Lines
Unabashedly Feminine Menswear Lines
The Topman Spring/Summer 2013 Pieces Are Womanly
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56
Irresistibly Dapper Editorials
Irresistibly Dapper Editorials
Victor Nylande for GQ Italia is Drop-Dead Gorgeous
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55
Misty Menswear Campaigns
Misty Menswear Campaigns
The Orgreen 2012 Eyewear Campaign is Smoke-Filled
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54
Sharp Shady Editorials
Sharp Shady Editorials
Aristocrat by David Wang Captures Dapper Boys in Deep Tonal Value
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53
Literary-Inspired Menswear
Literary-Inspired Menswear
The Kitsune SS 2012 Collection Gets Inspired by The Great Gatsby
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52
Suave Suited Styles
Suave Suited Styles
The Leisure Lines Volt Man Editorial Features Feminine Details
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51
Dapper Monarchical Captures
Dapper Monarchical Captures
Windsor Dressing by Tom Munro Rekindles a Love Affair
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50
Affluent Casanova Catalogs
Affluent Casanova Catalogs
The Tom Ford SS12 Lookbook Features Dapper Lady Killer Fashion
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49
Eccentric Dandy Menswear
Eccentric Dandy Menswear
The Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair 2010 Fall Lookbook is Left of Center Seam
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48
Manly Skirt-Suit Lookbooks
Manly Skirt-Suit Lookbooks
The Giuliano Fujiwara Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Has a Short Hemline
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47
Tailored Bow Tie Tuxedos
Tailored Bow Tie Tuxedos
The Alfred Dunhill FW11 Collection Dresses for Sucess & Sophistication
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46
Bold Billionaire Ads
Bold Billionaire Ads
The Ralph Lauren Purple Label Spring/Summer 2012 Campaign Exudes Status
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45
Dapper Wooden Duds
Dapper Wooden Duds
Mixture by Yan Liang Unites Timber with Textiles for RTW Woodgrain Style
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44
English Schoolboy Ensembles
English Schoolboy Ensembles
The Mackintosh Philosophy FW11 Offers Crisp and Tailored Fashion
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43
Vintage Voyage Editorials
Vintage Voyage Editorials
The Daisuke Ueda for GQ Japan Shoot is Retro-Inspired
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42
Rainbow-Piped Blazers
Rainbow-Piped Blazers
Moschino Spring/Summer 2010 Men's Collection Blends Punk & Preppy
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41
Avian Accessory Editorials
Avian Accessory Editorials
The Sopopular Fall/Winter Campaign Features Feathery Friends
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40
Badass Reversible Bow Ties
Badass Reversible Bow Ties
Brooks Brothers Release a Line of Outrageous Reversible Bow Ties
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39
English Gentleman Garb
English Gentleman Garb
The Simon Spur Fall 2010 Collection Will Make You More Dashing Than Jude
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38
Dapper Dark Blue Spreads
Dapper Dark Blue Spreads
Sean O'Pry Sizzles in Navy Blue for Details October 2010
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37
Dapper Duo Ads
Dapper Duo Ads
The Giorgio Armani Fall 2012 Campaign Stars Aymeline Valade and Simon Nessman
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36
Nouveau Dandy Lookbooks
Nouveau Dandy Lookbooks
The Fred Perry Authentic 2010 Fall/Winter Campaign is Sharp
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35
Dashing Poolside Campaigns
Dashing Poolside Campaigns
The Pal Zileri Spring/Summer 2010 Campaign is Sophisticated
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34
Graphical Menswear Interpretations
Graphical Menswear Interpretations
The Bottega Veneta Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Gets Spherical
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33
Dapper Dandywear
Dapper Dandywear
Canali Celebrates 75th Birthday With Stylish Suits
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Dapper Schoolboy Fashion
Dapper Schoolboy Fashion
The Taras Koltun BlackBook Photoshoot is Incredibly Gentile
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Dapper Color-Blocked Menswear
Dapper Color-Blocked Menswear
The Oliver Spencer S/S 2012 Collection is Awash in Colors
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Eccentric British Outerwear
Eccentric British Outerwear
The Haversack Fall/Winter 2011 Collection is Vivacious
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Oscar Wilde Editorials
Oscar Wilde Editorials
T Magazine's Dandy Photoshoot Makes Being Male Glamorous
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28
Dapperly Distinguished Editorials
Dapperly Distinguished Editorials
The Aiden Shaw El Pais Shoot Features Styles Fit for a Gentleman
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27
Classy Schoolhouse Style
Classy Schoolhouse Style
The Uniform Experiment SS11 Collection is Prim and Proper
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Debonair Dressed Shoots
Debonair Dressed Shoots
The Helio Martins for Esquire Turkey Editorial is Fit for a Gentleman
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Bold Geometric Menswear
Bold Geometric Menswear
The Hardy Aimes Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Will Warm Your Spirits
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Simple British Menswear
Simple British Menswear
The Margaret Howell AW11 Collection is Clean-Cut and Wearable
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Sleek 60s-Inspired Shoots
Sleek 60s-Inspired Shoots
The Florian A Fashion for Men Paris Editorial Features Retro Styling
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Broody Romantic Menswear
Broody Romantic Menswear
The Robert Geller Fall 2010 Collection is Gothically Tailored
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Timeless Gentleman Lookbooks
Timeless Gentleman Lookbooks
The Rose & Born F/W 2010 Lookbook Brings Back Dapper Styles
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Dapper Old-School Fashions
Dapper Old-School Fashions
The Paul Smith GQ Japan Shoot Revisits Classic Menswear
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Scottish Male Skirt Shoots
Scottish Male Skirt Shoots
The EU Boys Carbon Copy Editorial is Smart and Dapper
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Gentlemanly Headwear
Gentlemanly Headwear
Robert Pattinson Wears a Top Hat
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Eccentric Formalwear
Eccentric Formalwear
Tom Ford Spring 2011 Collection Dresses Men in Playfully Luxe Looks
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Preppy Pretty Boy Runways
Preppy Pretty Boy Runways
The Mango Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Modernizes Classic Styles
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Quirky British Fashion
Quirky British Fashion
The L’officiel Paris June/July 2012 Editorial Has Some Rocker Attitud
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Darkly Dapper Catwalks
Darkly Dapper Catwalks
The Topman Fall/Winter 2012 Line Offers Edgy and Sophisticated Looks
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Highlighter Hair Shoots
Highlighter Hair Shoots
The Tush Magazine Farbezuwachs Editorial is Dynamic
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12
Retro-Modern Summer Menswear
Retro-Modern Summer Menswear
Sergi Pons Captures Dapper Contemporary Suits for GQ Germany
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11
Dual Generation Editorials
Dual Generation Editorials
The David Gant & James Cooper for Schon! Shoot is Ageless
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10
Tattooed Tailored Styles
Tattooed Tailored Styles
Sid Magazine Premiers With This Punk Editorial
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9
Preppy Summer Menswear
Preppy Summer Menswear
Terron Wood is a Dapper Nerd for Arnaldo Anaya-Lucca in GQ Germany
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8
Dapper Dude Editorials
Dapper Dude Editorials
'A Man to Suit' Makes Formal Dress Look Off-the-Cuff
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7
Vintage Seaside Menswear
Vintage Seaside Menswear
The Ones2Watch 'Aiguadolc' Editorial has a Nautical Aesthetic
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6
Classy Casual Ensembles
Classy Casual Ensembles
The H&M FW Further Look Collection Offers Toasty Warm, Versatile Menswear
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5
Aging Hipster Editorials
Aging Hipster Editorials
The Bedwin & The Heartbreakers I-D Magazine Fashion Story is Edgy
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4
Old Money Menswear Shoots
Old Money Menswear Shoots
The Helge Gjerstad & Marcos F Kenton Editorial is Dapper
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3
Military-Inspired Formal Attire
Military-Inspired Formal Attire
Dapper Classics in the F/W 2009 Zara Menswear Lookbook
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2
Retro-Modern Menswear Shoots
Retro-Modern Menswear Shoots
The Jon Kortajarena GQ France Editorial is Sharply Dressed
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Retro-Modern Hipster Dandywear
Retro-Modern Hipster Dandywear
The U-NI-TY Fall 2011 Lookbook is a Blast from the Past
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