Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Named 'Worst Dressed' in Silicon Valley
Apple CEO Steve Jobs is not far behind with his trademark black mock turtlenecks and “dad jeans,” according to a new poll by GQ.
Mark Zuckerberg is known for a lot of things -- starting Facebook, inspiring the Aaron Sorkin-David Fincher movie The Social Network -- but fashion is not one of them.
The CEO and co-founder of the social networking giant has been ranked the worst dressed man of Silicon valley according to a new poll by GQ. The news comes less than a year after he was named to Esquire's worst-dressed list in January.
Zuckerberg's "style sins" include that he's "oblivious to the fact that jeans and ties come in skinny sizes—or that suits exist" and that "he loves to recycle the fresh-from-Stats-class look. Zuck's style is so poor, it even inspired a mock fashion line, Mark By Mark Zuckerberg, which thankfully doesn't sell any actual clothing."
Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who favors a uniform of a black mock turtleneck and jeans, comes in at No. 2. "Apple releases an iPhone every 0.5 seconds. Steve Jobs never gets an upgrade. The Svengali's self-inflicted uniform (black turtleneck, dad jeans, Seinfeld kicks) rival Superman's in its homogeneity—a style blunder no AutoCorrect can fix," writes GQ.
Bill Gates ranks No. 3.
"Curious how Harry Potter will age post-Hogwarts?" snipes GQ. "When you're Scrooge McDuck rich, a snazzy ensemble isn't tops on your to-do. Rather than swag out in Armani suits, Gates takes the lazy preppy approach, opting for a drawer full of V-necks in every hue."
Read the full list here.