The actor shares his sterling style rules with DETAILS

By jencress
Updated June 07, 2012 01:00 PM

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Listen up, fellas! Ryan Reynolds has some style pointers for you — and if there’s any man to take fashion cues from, it’s Blake Lively‘s hot beau.

His first tip for the guys? Don’t over-pluck your eyebrows. “I see guys with, like, eyebrow art,” the actor says in the June issue of DETAILS. “I wanna tell them, ‘You don’t have to go too crazy on your brows. Take it easy, man!'”

He also says there’s one item every man should have in his closet: “A nicely fitted two-button suit is the best thing any guy can have,” he recommends. “Guys are lucky: We can wear a suit over and over, just with different shirts and ties.”

Although the actor is one of the the sexiest men in Hollywood, he admits he wasn’t always so sharp. “I recently saw a picture from when I was just a pup — maybe 20 or 21 years old,” he recalls. “And I look pretty bad. I’ve got some weird facial hair, and my hair is glopped with about six pounds of gel.”

These days, the actor looks to late screen legends like Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart for style inspiration. “What they were wearing is what you’d wear now,” he says. “I just hope in 20 years, when you see a photo of me at a premiere, I’ll look good.”

Visit for more advice from the star. Guys: What’s your best style and grooming advice?

–Jennifer Cress