• Hi, I am the owner and main administrator of Styleforum. If you find the forum useful and fun, please help support it by buying through the posted links on the forum. Our main, very popular sales thread, where the latest and best sales are listed, are posted HERE

    Purchases made through some of our links earns a commission for the forum and allows us to do the work of maintaining and improving it. Finally, thanks for being a part of this community. We realize that there are many choices today on the internet, and we have all of you to thank for making Styleforum the foremost destination for discussions of menswear.
  • This site contains affiliate links for which Styleforum may be compensated.
  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

    Styleforum is supported in part by commission earning affiliate links sitewide. Please support us by using them. You may learn more here.

Best Dressed Statesman

comrade

Distinguished Member
Joined
May 10, 2005
Messages
8,968
Reaction score
2,259
Originally Posted by othertravel
I've seen a few posts for best-dressed statesman (JFK, Tito, etc...), here is another one for consideration. The clothes look bespoke.Attachment 60417

Attachment 60418

Attachment 60419

Attachment 60420

Attachment 60421


Of course it was bespoke. There probably wan't any decent RTW in Turkey, or the rest of
Europe for that matter, at the time, 1920s, 30s.

Here's a photo of Mustafa Kemal ( Ataturk) in uniform:

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=...0&tx=107&ty=61
 

Schwazer

Senior Member
Joined
Feb 23, 2010
Messages
812
Reaction score
426

doughboysc

Senior Member
Joined
Sep 28, 2004
Messages
472
Reaction score
15
Pierre Trudeau (1919-2000) Two time Canadian Prime Minister.
0ce56b6e4ceda560089f26d9f25b.jpeg


Tony Blair, ex-UK Prime Minster (1997-2007)
37175.jpg


Prince Charles aka Prince of Wales and a bigtime Turnbull & Asser fan despite refusing to wear pink and yellow.
image-34-for-editorial-pics-24-10-2011-gallery-552795861.jpg


John F. Kennedy (1917-1963), 35th US President knows style and Ivy League stuff despite family troubles and he was one of the two Kennedys to be gunned down.
JFK.jpg


Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968), Another gunnned down Kennedy brother. Attorney General turned US Senator from New York. Here's RFK at his final speech from June 5, 1968 before he was gunned down and died a day later in Los Angeles.
abc_ann_tt_rfk_070605_ms.jpg
 

Schwazer

Senior Member
Joined
Feb 23, 2010
Messages
812
Reaction score
426
Kofi Annan.

 

Schwazer

Senior Member
Joined
Feb 23, 2010
Messages
812
Reaction score
426

Schwazer

Senior Member
Joined
Feb 23, 2010
Messages
812
Reaction score
426

Stirling

Senior Member
Joined
Apr 26, 2012
Messages
524
Reaction score
58
I must say, the man in grey, John Major was always impeccably dressed.
 

GBR

Distinguished Member
Joined
Mar 15, 2006
Messages
8,551
Reaction score
733
Bear very much in mind that nowadays politicians try to avoid looking too well dressed and thus aloof from the fodder who vote for them. The objective is to be 'one of the people' not someone who shops on Saville Row unlike voters who will never likely do so.
 

Featured Sponsor

How important is full vs half canvas to you for heavier sport jackets?

  • Definitely full canvas only

    Votes: 80 36.5%
  • Half canvas is fine

    Votes: 83 37.9%
  • Really don't care

    Votes: 23 10.5%
  • Depends on fabric

    Votes: 35 16.0%
  • Depends on price

    Votes: 35 16.0%

Forum statistics

Threads
506,277
Messages
10,587,614
Members
224,159
Latest member
seanfennelly
Top