How to rock your rockabilly

• The Fifties look is classic yet contemporary. “This isn’t solely about being a retro throwback,” says celebrity stylist Sophie Lopez, whose clients include Kings of Leon and Muse. “It’s about appropriating the best parts of an era and interpreting them in a relevant way for today.” For the simplest way to get this look right, focus on colour and detail. Fasten your shirt’s top button and choose neutral clothing in shades of tan and grey. Picture a modern Paul Newman, or Ryan Gosling in Drive.

G-Star baseball jacket, $240; Polo Ralph Lauren shirt, $169.95; Levi's Nike 511 jeans, $199.95; Calibre snake elastic belt, $119; Aldo sneakers, $79.95; Fred Perry grain holdall, $190

Photo by Ben Sullivan Oct 16, 2012

How to rock your rockabilly

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