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U.S. Male, Delivered

Everybody's All-American -- aviator jackets to Western shirts ruled spring runways from New York to Milan.


With our fighting men in Iraq, the cowboy president, and Citizen Arnold's victory in California, the American male is very much in the global spotlight. And on fashion runways from New York to Milan, designers have been getting into the act, drawing their inspiration for spring collections from the masculine heroes of Hollywood. So get ready to role-play in everything from a Tom Cruise–Top Gun–style aviator jacket to a sweater-and-blazer combo à la Steve McQueen in Bullitt, to a Joe Buck–just–off–the–Greyhound Western shirt like that worn by Jon Voight in Midnight Cowboy. And pull out your beloved, beat-up denims. They’ve been pressed back into action.

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The Henley Shirt
Burberry Prorsum
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The Muscle T-Shirt
Helmut Lang
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The Hooded Sweatshirt
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Cargo Pants
Dolce & Gabbana
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