Unlikely style icons - Rocky

While Sylvester Stallone is far from the first celebrity to launch a clothing line, news that he'll be taking inspiration from the Rocky and Rambo films has raised a few eyebrows with many expressing shock at his move into menswear - how many more grey marl tracksuits does the world need, right? But it shouldn't surprise anyone who truly pays attention to the details.

Namely, his adherence to the 1904 tome The Dictionary of Etiquette: A guide to Polite Usage For All Social Functions by Walter Cox Green. In Rocky, Stallone is rarely seen without his trusty/creepy black leather driving gloves.

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While it seems silly at first glance (and the second and third), we've figured out that he's simply adhering to the rule within the Dictionary of Etiquette that states that a man should wear gloves 'in the street, or at a ball, when paying a call, driving, riding and in church'. Taking this into consideration, we're surprised he didn't launch a clothing line sooner.

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