Jack Dempsey, World Heavyweight Champion from 1919 to 1926 with 61 wins (50 by KO)—he existed in a time when men still stood up as a lady entered the room and showboating was better left in the casino. In these six photos, Dempsey shows that classic men's style can be as simple as well-shined shoes, a proper Borsalino, and a respect for the double-breasted dinner jacket.
Happiness is a well-stocked travel bag.
A brawny cardigan
It's fine if someone shows up to the party with the same thing on as you,
just as long as you wear it better--or if the other person is Babe Ruth.
Long legs capped off with perfectly polished shoes
Freemans Sporting Club circa 1924
You can't ever lose with a good cut and a heavy tweed.
To explore Sean's fantastic collection of inspiring pics, head over to his blog, The Impossible Cool.