11.02.15 Menswear

The New Z Zegna Hosted By Future

The New Z Zegna Hosted By Future

Ahead of New York Fashion Week, rapper Future hosted a Z Zegna pop-up space held at The Bowery on Tuesday (February 10) with Peter Facinelli and Joe Jonas in attendance.

I’m not always a fan of suits with sneakers, but both Future and the always-dapper Peter pull off their looks respectively without looking scruffy. I guess this is where the new Z Zegna man comes into play.

While the aforementioned gents worked patterns, and in Peter’s case colour, into their looks, Joe kept his simple, going for navy blue, which is always my preferred alternative to black.

Credit: Ermenegildo Zegna

09.02.15 Menswear

2015 BAFTAs Menswear Roundup

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The tuxes were out in force at the 2015 BAFTAs, hosted at The Royal Opera House on Sunday (February 8). Here, a look at the fine fellows on the red carpet.

David Beckham
: The always-handsome Becks wore an impeccable midnight-blue suit, well tailored and popped with a white pocket square and perfect bow tie. I love the added dimension of the deep indigo shade. He just wears clothes so well.

Tom Hiddleston: Looking suave, the actor wore a slim-fitting Alexander McQueen black tuxedo with a white evening shirt and black bow tie. Black onyx skull cufflinks added some subtle fashion edge to his classic outing.

Luke Evans: Also opting for a midnight-blue suit, Luke’s was an Ermenegildo Zegna piece, jazzed up with contrast black lapels and a black bow tie. He could have likely seen his reflection in his hyper-polished, patent shoes, in which case it should have told him that his pants were a fraction too slouchy.

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Mark Ronson In Etro – Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute Honouring Martin Bandier

Mark Ronson In Etro - Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute Honouring Martin Bandier

Mark Ronson and Josephine de La Baume attended the Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons honouring Martin Bandier on Saturday (February 7) in Los Angeles, California.

Even with the bright yellow hue Josephine wore, there was no upstaging Mark who spun classic menswear on its head wearing a traditional style of suit punctuated with an Etro Fall 2013 velvet paisley double-breasted jacket.

It’s a hard look to pull off; I think even the experimental David Oyelowo may shy away from this look, but Mark makes this work with relative ease.

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06.02.15 Menswear

Menswear Red Carpet Roundup

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Here is a quick roundup of some gents who caught my eye on the red carpet this week.

Benedict Cumberbatch: The British actor joined Keira Knightley for the ‘Imitation Game’ pre-BAFTA reception held at the ME Hotel on Thursday (February 5) in London, England, attending his first red carpet event this year without his glamorous plus one, Sophie Hunter. As we would expect, his classic suit was tailored to perfection. Once in a while I would like to see something other than black from Benedict, but he scrubs up so nicely that one can’t blame him for sticking to tried and true.

David Oyelowo: The British actor is yet to stick to safe black. He wore a dual-colour biscuit and black Dolce & Gabbana suit to the Virtuosos Awards at the 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival. On some this would’ve been questionable, but on someone with his flair it works.

Ethan Hawke: For the American Riviera Awards ceremony, held during at the 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Thursday (February 5), Ethan selected a midnight-blue suit, which by his standards was quite sombre considering his love for colour.

Credit: Getty