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STYLE ICON: Chet Baker

Chet Baker rose to fame in the late 1950s as part of the West Coast Jazz movement; a more calm, cool and restrained take on jazz music.  An accomplished trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist, Baker garnered much praise in his early career, being described as "James Dean, Sinatra and Bix, rolled into one."  Despite years of drug use during his prime; Baker maintained a classic, clean-cut look and could pull off the white T-shirt just as well as Brando or Dean.




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