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The Steve
McQueen Affair

By Yann-Brice Dherbier (Pavilion), $40 ($26.40 on Amazon.com)

Dolce & Gabbana recently immortalized him on T-shirts and now, two books celebrate his style. It's clear that the King of Cool hasn't ceded any territory. Perhaps men love McQueen because he was a Marine, a lumberjack and a motorcycle-racing movie star. Or maybe the guy just looked good. Steve McQueen: A Life in Pictures and The Unforgettable Steve McQueen both vividly chronicle the actor's life (the latter features a foreword by Brad Pitt). But the love isn't only in bookstores. We have a feeling you may be sporting a turtleneck sometime this fall.

By Henri Suzeau (Verlhac Editions), $60 ($37.80 on Amazon.com)

Refined roughnecks: From left: Emporio Armani, Neil Barrett, Louis Vuitton and Tim Hamilton.




The Steve McQueen Affair

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