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How to Get the Reservoir Dogs Style

by Jamie Wilson
Reservoir Dogs Style

Reservoir Dogs is a cult classic, and this style guide will show you how to get their style whilst looking stylish and channeling the cult classic. 

Everyone loves a cult classic and Reservoir Dogs is just that. But what many seem to forget is that the styling behind the film is what makes it. You may look at this film and just see a simple and plain black suit, but there’s nothing more classic than that. A simple black suit is something that every man needs in his wardrobe, and this guide will show you how to get the Reservoir Dogs style.

The Black Suit

The Black Suit
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It is a truth not universally known that the Reservoir Dogs were not all wearing the same suit. They weren’t all wearing suits, and even then, the separates weren’t all black. Harvey Keitel’s suit was provided by Agnès b, Tarantino’s came from an LA warehouse. The remaining five wore jackets and trousers, with Tim Roth and Steve Buscemi in black jeans. Anyone who is into Pulp Fiction will also enjoy this stylish black clothing.

What unifies them is the slim-fitting dark silhouette, white shirt, and thin black tie; while not exactly the same, they nonetheless appear as a united team as the unforgettable opening credits begin to roll. Invest in a suit right away.

Nice Guy Eddie Cabot

Nice Guy Eddie Cabot
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There’s always one that doesn’t follow suit (quite literally) and Nice Guy Eddie Cabot likes to take his own spin on what a robbery should look like. Teaming a sports jacket with trousers and trainers he kept the causal feel throughout the entirety of the film.

Try wearing a sports jacket from a brand like HUF with a pair of wide legged trousers (rather than the modern slim fit) to really set yourself in the Reservoir Dogs style. Throw on a white tee underneath and team with a pair of white plimsolls or trainers, from a brand like Novesta.

The truth is that you have to have the right costume designer for this type of a movie & look. Who doesn’t want to embrace a gangster fit, along with a skinny black tie vibe?! This is a necessity for most guys in their closets.

How to Get the Reservoir Dogs Style

  • Reservoir Dogs has been hailed as one of the most stylish films.
  • Invest in a suit to get the proper suited and booted look. A black one will always be an investment.
  • In your down time, a track jacket with matching trousers will give you that popular terrace trend
Reservoir Dogs Style
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Reservoir Dogs
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1. Who Can Go For A Reservoir Dog Style?

Don’t you just like Harvey’s character, masculine clothing and the duo when combined with that little black dress? The truth is that multiple thrift store or c&r cothiers can give you the ultimate Quentin Tarantino high-quality fit and feel. For instance, John Travolta, Betsy Heimann, Michaled Madsen and many others adore this outfit. With the right classic suiting, any guy can do a great job of representing a formal fit. First time men got to look as attractive, masculine and dominant was when wearing ’80s suits, so why not continue with that trend still to this day?

2. Is This Look Still Trendy?

Yes, definitely! Nowadays, most guys can opt for this stylish fit for daytime wear if they want to look stylish and look like a true corporate guy in the office. Others tend to opt for a skinny suit for night outs and Red Carpet events. Even Uma Thurman can rock and embrace the true beauty of this style. The secret of the whole look in a proper tie width, half-inch shoe, and rocking the fit with confidence. Skinny black suits are nowadays a signature move for New York, Dior Homme, and other men’s wearhouse brands. The truth is that there can even be a feminine menswear and a feminine silhouette to this look, just take a closer look at all of your styling options and possibilities.

3. Is This Look Classy?

The truth is that everyone want a look that is forever timeless, stylish and classy. You can rock proper nightlife attire and enjoy formality with the right suit. Don’t go for a stiff guy look, you want your trousers uniform to suit you and embrace your classy persona. You will look like a true boss in a gray flannel suit, just find the right colored different tie to spice it up. Throw on proper kicks and you will look like a true creative all-black spy fit. The modern male answer to fashion? Show off your fit with the right color wave combo and you will look classy.

On That Note

And there you have it! Do you like this fit and style? Are you a fan of cool and stylish elegant fits? Those who like to wear suits and fancy clothing should experiment with this vibe and show it off for formal moments, such as a birthday parties, NYE, prom or weddings. Reservoir Dogs has gone down in history as one of the best films. The same has been said for the clothes that the characters wear, with them often being deemed some of the most stylish men in film. Take note. So, you ready to rock something fun?

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