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Men's fashion is constantly evolving; designers come and go, styles are invented and reinvented, textile science constantly generating new fabrics and the whole cycle is never-ending.

Men's fashion as we know it today has been greatly influenced by a number of fashion/style icons going way back to the 18th century; these people who possessed remarkable sense of style became very popular during their time that they were the equivalent of sex symbols in our modern society. One person in particular was very successful in his art to the extent of achieving iconic status during his time.

Rudolph Valentino was born in Castellanata, a city found in the province of Taranto in Puglia region, in Southern Italy in 1894. Rudolph relocated to Ellis Island upon turning 18. He went on to achieve stardom after playing a role in the film "The Sheik", where he was cast as a Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan, his striking Mediterranean look contrasted that of an all-American image with it's fair complexion and blue eyes that dominated Hollywood at the time. Valentino with his Italian sophistication, and irresistible sexuality was renamed "Latin Lover" because of his handsome looks. Valentino's fashion forward wardrobe is greatly attributed to the creation his status as a sex symbol.

In fact, Valentino's forward-thinking sense of style effectively turned middle-class American dressing on its head, and at least four major fashion trends can be credited to this style innovator. Following the success of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, gaucho pants were introduced to American men, who previously viewed baggy clothing as feminine.

The pop icon also had a hand in removing the stigma associated with wristwatches. When they were first introduced, watches were perceived as a feminine accessory by American males due to their resemblance to bracelets. Finally, after the debut of The Sheik, Valentino's perfectly slicked-back hair was so copied that men who wore their hair in this manner were known as Vaselinos and guys who were players were referred to as being "Sheiks." When Valentino died at age 31 in 1926, some 100,000 people swarmed the streets of New York, leading to mass hysteria among female fans and rioting as the public swarmed the funeral home.

Rudolph Valentino's Italian heritage was evident in his knack for always being the most elegantly dressed man in the room. A gentleman though, when his wardrobe was auctioned off following his death, rumor has it that it included some 50-odd suits. From business suits to lounge suits, Palm Beach suits, formal dress suits, and even a gray corduroy hunting suit, Valentino had a suit for every occasion.

When he wasn't spotted in a suit, Valentino favored either tailored slacks or gauchos and white vests. In his downtime, ever a glamorous Italian, Valentino kicked back in sumptuous dressing gowns, including one with a paisley pattern that was lined with white fur.

In fact, Latest Stone Island Here mens luxury Italian fashion so completely pervaded his style that all of his handkerchiefs were personalized, his drawers were silk, his rings and cuff links were set with precious or semi-precious stones, and his pocket watches and cigarette cases inlaid with diamonds.