Cary Grant in the North By Northwest blue three button suit. Described by one critic as “by far the best suit in the movie, in the movies, perhaps in the whole world.” Per neveryetmelted.com, a subtle glen plaid, probably in 13 oz flannel or 10 oz fresco tropical weave, tailored by Quintino of Beverly Hills.
New York Times covers the icons of classic men’s style and how they still influence men’s wear designers and style to this day. Turning Paul Newman from Shaker Heights, Ohio, Steve McQueen of Beech Grove, Indiana, and Cary Grant (Archibald Alexander Leach) from Horfield, England into the deities of men’s style. Passing reference to Fred Astaire (Frederick Austerlitz) of Omaha, Nebraska.
Paul Newman turned up collar coat, striped shirt and tie.
Steve McQueen with a few toys.
Fred Astaire in front of the microphone.