The designer responsible for the soaring cult of Gucci, Michele's eye for the flamboyant and penchant for wild patterns and embroidery saw the brand rule 2016, with celebrities queuing up to be next on his list of modern muses.
Chiwetel Ejiofor: The most stylish man at Wimbledon
As per usual, there were plenty of stylish guys mingling amongst the centre court crowd at the All England Club this summer, but none more so than actor and all round smooth operator Chiwetel Ejiofor wearing Thom Sweeney. That's the pose of a man who knows things are going pretty well.
Yeah, we're not really so keen on paperboy hats as a general rule, but Beckham made his work by using it as an anchor for everything from airport dressing down to corduroy tailoring. How? Well, he is Becks after all.
Either an avant garde style visionary or a bit of a w****r, Jared Leto's menswear mantra for 2016 appeared to consist of, "Gucci, Gucci and more Gucci." As aggressive as some of his looks have been, at least there's someone out there pushing the envelope a bit...
By a clear margin, the award for the biggest boss move of the year has to go to future king and ice cold fashion maverick Prince George, the young monarch taking time out of his hectic schedule to hold court with president Obama in a luxurious dressing gown.
Eddie Redmayne is the current high priest of interesting tailoring, managing to work in myriad patterns, textures and materials without ever seeming like a showoff. This year was, of course, no exception.
Typically something of a camera shy recluse, Frank Ocean made a rare public appearance at the White House earlier this year where he dined with the Obamas and some other very important people. His choice of footwear? Checkerboard vans - obviously.
There he is, Fassbender. Loose and carefree in the heat of Venezia, Alicia Vikander on his arm and an easy smile on his face. Dressed down, but then again... not? This is how you do warm weather 'smart casual' if you're not one to take too many wardrobe risks.
With two big films out this year (The Nice Guys, La La Land) Ryan Gosling was back on the red carpet style circuit, bringing his signature mix of smart off duty and esoteric formalwear back to the fore. If you're looking for 'air tie' inspiration, there's no one better.
Pep Guardiola finally brought some flair to the Premier League
While Tony Pulis' dad cap might be very 'on trend' this year, it's Pep Guardiola who is really leading the line for stylish Premiership managers. He might be good at organising a team, but he's even better at organising his wardrobe.