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Chadwick Boseman In Versace – Saturday Night Live

Chadwick Boseman brought Wakanda to ‘Saturday Night Live’ this past weekend on Saturday (April 7).

I have been infatuated with the actor’s style ever since the ‘Black Panther’ promo tour, so I was more than ready for another statement look from him.

And, he rightfully delivered in this Versace Fall 2018 ensemble.

What immediately struck me was how effortlessly—even royally—he wore this bold expression of colours that ran throughout the plaid coat and the decorative, iconic sweater underneath.

Perfectly tempered by the navy trousers and polished brown Christian Louboutin ‘Samson’ Chelsea boots, the look was strong and daring in all the right ways—adding more star power to the signature ‘SNL’ monologue.

Casually high-fashion—without a hint of pretense. Would you agree?

Credit: Vogue.com & Courtesy of Versace

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24 Responses to Chadwick Boseman In Versace – Saturday Night Live

  1. Darryl May 7, 2018 at 07:57 #

    Love the look!! I want the entire outfit from head to toe for a fall function this year. I’ll look good in it, just not as good as Mr. Boseman….that’s confidence, not arrogance talking. 😉

  2. allezfred April 11, 2018 at 16:47 #

    If I saw this on a street style star I probably wouldn’t like this outfit but I really appreciate it on a Hollywood male celeb. Anything unusual is welcome. I wish the trousers were different. Even if it’s from the runway I feel the office trousers is incongruous with the rest of the outfit.

  3. The original AB April 10, 2018 at 20:39 #

    I’m not loving this look on him… I never thought I would say that about Chadwick. Guess there is a first time for everything.

  4. Linda April 10, 2018 at 19:40 #

    I don’t dislike it, but all i see is post-it notes around his waist.

    • allezfred April 11, 2018 at 16:50 #

      lol they look like the vestigal remains of the Roman Pteruges skirts. Roman theme is a Versace staple too.

  5. brat April 10, 2018 at 17:47 #

    The risks he takes usually pays off but I don’t care for this.

  6. Meme April 10, 2018 at 10:23 #

    I don’t love it but note to Jared Leto – this is how it’s done without looking ridiculous.

    • james April 10, 2018 at 10:32 #

      True. Jared Leto tries too hard.

    • Pheephee April 10, 2018 at 15:18 #

      Exactly! Jared Leto note was my first thought too.

    • justme April 10, 2018 at 19:32 #

      Jared would have added polka dot pants and faux fur slippers for absolutely no reason.

  7. Alina April 10, 2018 at 05:52 #

    All hail the King.

  8. quimby April 10, 2018 at 04:57 #

    Love it, and it really popped on live TV.

  9. Nat39 April 10, 2018 at 04:12 #

    I’m gonna disagree here, sorry:) I’d rather put this ensemble on anyone from Tommy Dorfman to Timothee Chalamet or Tom Holland, Ansel Elgort, Charlie Plummer and so on…, you name it hehe, before I’d even consider Chadwick.

    • Nat39 April 10, 2018 at 04:17 #

      ..oops, meant to be a reply to Vizual Ninja below… I think some others would wear this better.

  10. Nat39 April 10, 2018 at 03:43 #

    Not really, doesn’t suit his look/persona…would be better on someone a bit more boyish-looking like Timothee Chalamet (those extra cool runaway boots included) or Tommy Dorfman. The slightly shrunken silhouette, the cheesy color palette, that sweater… all look kinda wrong and cheesy on Chadwick.

    • Leandra April 10, 2018 at 08:06 #

      I think that is nice to watch the small shift that started to happen regarding men’s fashion and above all about the codes of masculinity in general. A man’s man in such colourful attire makes it even more interesting than we could’ve expected in a younger man.

  11. Leandra April 10, 2018 at 01:33 #

    Love it.

    • JHH April 10, 2018 at 02:12 #

      +1

    • SilentVisitor April 10, 2018 at 03:18 #

      +2

      Absolutely adore it! but that might be because I am obsessed with his looks; his stylist, if he has one, deserves a massive raise… lol

  12. CreoleLady April 10, 2018 at 00:12 #

    Wow.

  13. TeaAtTwo April 9, 2018 at 23:38 #

    It’s fun and cool but still quite smart. A slight reduction in points because it’s ripped from the runway apart from the boots.

    • Maria F. April 9, 2018 at 23:57 #

      +1

  14. Susannah April 9, 2018 at 23:25 #

    It’s fun and although it’s from the fall collection, it just feels like light and bright like spring. I like it!

  15. Vizual Ninja April 9, 2018 at 23:00 #

    Well, not my favourite of his but it’s fun for SNL I suppose, and he wears it better than anyone else possibly could.

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