Ryan Gosling – heart smasher supreme and all-round inimitable guy – isn’t so inimitable after all. His latest appearance at the First Man Toronto International Film Festival premiere is further proof of a template, and one we’ve cracked following many a Google search and soul-crushing trawl of the archives. Here’s the theory.
Step one: trim those locks. A short, close crop is one of the most classic follicular moves in the book, and what’s more, it’s a firm pivot from the sea of Love Island quiffs that fill every pub/street corner/office/gym/public space in the country. Then, simply ensure your haircuts are semi-regular to stay sharp.