This weekend, George Clooney threw off his 'eternal bachelor' tag and shattered the hopes of optimistic (OK, really optimistic) singletons across the globe in one knockout blow by getting married to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin.

The reaction of his more, shall we say, committed fans in the office to this news got us thinking about what makes the man so darn appealing. Of course, there's the fact that he's an affable multi-millionaire. But the common answer seems to be that he so often plays charming, enigmatic chaps in very cool clothes.

With that in mind, here are five of Clooney's strongest on-screen looks – ones we reckon, if adopted, could help you fill his position as the world's most eligible bachelor.