Rap producer Pharrell Williams has been crowned the king of style in a new men's magazine poll.

Williams beat Jake Gyllenhaal, Kanye West and regular style icons George Clooney and Jude Law to land at the top of Esquire magazine's new Best Dressed Man list.

Editors for the magazine gave Williams the coveted prize for "injecting dressed-up luxury into hip-hop style and thereby influencing a new generation of guys to consider more than just baggy jeans a reflection of their youthful vitality."

The top five on the Esquire list is:

1. PHARRELL WILLIAMS

2. JAKE GYLLENHAAL

3. KANYE WEST

4. JUDE LAW

5. ANDRE 3000