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70s Pacino

If this season’s array of caramel safari suits, patterned silk shirts and wide-legged trousers is anything to go by, the decade that brought us boogie nights and fondue is making a comeback. And while the Seventies look is very easy to get wrong, one way to ensure that you make the cut is to take your cue from the big-screen icons of the time. We're going to pick out three defining characters from the decade, and shown you how to replicate their looks - starting with the one and only Al Pacino. 

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Stylish-fisherman-met-angry-farmhand for Pacino’s role as whistle-blowing New York cop Frank Serpico, and it’s a look that’s been replicated a hundred times. The dense coat, chunky beanie and light denim shirt combo is a winner.


Navy cotton/wool jacket, £320, by Oliver Spencer. Blue cotton shirt, £150, by Private White. Dark blue denim jeans, £90, by Replay Blue Jeans. Navy blue beanie, £140, by Jil Sander at Mr Porter. Brown leather/suede boots, £165, by Henri Lloyd