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Samuel L. Jackson Is The New High Priest Of Hypebeasts

The actor and auteur takes on the archdiocese of streetwear.
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The fact that Samuel L. Jackson is cool has been a constantsomething unshakeable in an unsteady world. But he's no longer just a hero for millennials who like reciting Pulp Fiction's Ezekiel 25:17 passage word for word. Now, he's the new high priest of hypebeasts.

Check out the actor's latest outfit. This is streetwear for grown-ups, unshackled to the brand hysteria of Supreme or Champion, and eschewing trickier trends like the wide-leg trouser or the oversized puffer jacket.

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Better yet, SLJ rises above your lowly peon logomania and sticks to the holy trinity of hypebeast essentials: a color pop, a beanie, and some glasses last seen on a blurry relative in a photo album from 1992 that nobody can quite recall the name of.

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It's great, is what we're saying, and proves that age is but a number. Like Jeff Goldblum, Jackson is taking sound style well into his twilight yearsand still doing it better than the kids.

This story originally appeared on Esquire.co.uk. Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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