During the 2020 election cycle, I spent approximately 150% of my time watching cable news, and probably higher than that as election results started coming in at a glacial pace over what felt like the longest week in political history. To divert attention from my growing anxiety, I did as I always do, and turned to menswear analysis, creating a running tally of the best dressed anchors.
In a sea of poorly fitted navy suits and bad red ties, Reverend Al Sharpton always stood out. As television’s most sharply dressed newsman, Sharpton boasts a collection of suits unlike anyone on the tube. He makes three-piece suits look effortless, knows how to rock a double-breasted jacket better than anyone, and is living proof that every man needs a windowpane suit.