Better Steve McQueen Than James Darren in Gidget

The fashion world's newest paragon of cool seems to be Steve McQueen in The Thomas Crown Affair

"Whoever's doing what they want is cool." -- Sofia Coppola, actress, fashion-world hanger-on

"I'm Steve McQueen in The Thomas Crown Affair." -- Paul Cavaco, fashion director at Harper's Bazaar, explaining his haircut

"Whether playing a high-class crook in The Thomas Crowm Affair or tooling around on a dirt bike, the cool-as-crushed-ice (Steve McQueen) knew how to wear clothes." -- GQ, introduction to a story on McQueen-inspired attire

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