'85 vs. '05: Sexy Then & Now

From Sean Penn to Ben Affleck and Michael J. Fox to Adam Brody, see how sexy has changed since PEOPLE's first SMA. By Janice Morris

  • SEXIEST STUBBLE photo | Colin Farrell, Don Johnson

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Updated: Wednesday Nov 09, 2005 | 06:00 AM EST


1985: As Miami Vice's Sonny Crockett, the newly sober Don Johnson made pastels and a five o'clock shadow the year's fashion must-haves (PEOPLE even called him "Armani-ed and dangerous").

2005: Colin Farrell, playing Crockett in the big-screen remake of the show, sports the stubble – but he's no teetotaler. "After a long day's work, I can't just go home, get into bed and flip on Friends," he's said.