Over the years, these guardians of men’s fashion have made enough sartorial missteps to know exactly what doesn’t suit them. Equally, they’ve triumphed in plenty of handsome outfits, and have, as a result, honed their look to establish a watertight sense of style.
 
It’s this robust knowledge of how to dress that has turned menswear’s elder statesmen into big hitters on Instagram. They demonstrate on a daily basis that men of a certain vintage should embrace their age rather than defy it by flirting with the wider reaches of fashion and faddy trends.
 
Take a look at our top five best-dressed men over 40 on Instagram – where timeless style and crisp, clean lines rule. Oh, and there’s not a whiff of a midlife crisis in sight.