Must-have looks for Men Winter 2014: Old-school Style

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The attraction of Yester-year is certainly a trend moving from last season into the now.

Is it the renaissance of the Gentleman?

Is it the adaptation of vintage to modern?

Are we seeing the re-emergence of the ‘Dapper Male’? And will the inner man follow? There is so much gravity in a good doin’ Gent who dresses impeccably.

Old School – what does that mean to you? Is it the 50′s 40′s or 30′s? Is it the Fred Astair 1920′s, or Sherlock Holmes. Well, we certainly know that the latest films for Sherlock, definitely hit a note with men all over the globe reworking their current wardrobe into something that was more tailored. And we dig that!

Alexander McQueen is bringing back the lounge wear. You know that one, bathrobes galore! glamour, pizazz, style, preppy, decadent and unquestionably McQueen. Other designers are definitely putting in the yards with hours of researching into some of the most decadent eras of our time.

We take a quick look at the what Old School means in accessories and the home as well as styling.

 

 

Archetype- Ol' School- hat

And Ol’ School Hat is certainly part of this trend.

Old School is very similar to the Preppy trend. Here your lounge will more than likely have black framed pictures.

Old School is very similar to the Preppy trend. Here your lounge will more than likely have black framed pictures.

 

Old School in London. Still holding strong.

Old School in London. Still holding strong.

More 1950 with the black skinny tie, the Old school trend seen in the black suiting and ray bans.

More 1950 with the black skinny tie, the Old school trend seen in the black suiting and ray bans.

Selfie! So check out the scarf.

Selfie! So check out the scarf.

Old School here with the MadMen look.

Old School here with the MadMen look.

Glasses are also relevant and necessary for an Old School look.

Glasses are also relevant and necessary for an Old School look.

Who said men didn't entertain.

Who said men didn’t entertain.

Braces, Bowties, cravats, canes, walking sticks, umbrellas, signature rings...all Ol' School.

Braces, Bowties, leather gloves, cravats, canes, walking sticks, umbrellas, signature rings…all Ol’ School.

Sherlock - what a re-emergence you gave us.

Sherlock – what a re-emergence you gave us – and the Fob Chain

Archetype- Ol' School-kiss

Don’t forget the Ol School KISS

Ol School awesome!

Ol School awesome!

Pharrell knows how to do it. A Cabby's cap.

Pharrell knows how to do it. A Cabby’s cap.

Decadent - bow tie.

Decadent – bow tie.

Archetype- Ol' School2

3-Piece sophistication

Scarf, hat, gloves and cane are a real set for Old School.

Scarf, hat, gloves and cane are a real set for Old School.

L.B.M 1911 old School.

L.B.M 1911 old School.

And casual, preppy and elegant - Ol' School.

And casual, preppy and elegant – Ol’ School.