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08.06.15 Menswear

2015 Tony Awards Menswear Red Carpet Roundup

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The men brought a dose of handsome drama to the 2015 Tony Awards, hosted on Sunday (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, where the looks trended on the side of classic and traditional—with the exception of one.

Joe Manganiello: The actor cut a dapper profile in an Ermenegildo Zegna black tuxedo that fit him like a glove.

Alan Cumming: Boldly marching to the beat of his own drum, the Broadway icon pulled plenty of stares in his navy printed sport coat. I would have been entirely on board with the whimsical jacket but he started to lose me with the shorts and the black Christian Louboutin ‘Nono’ sneakers, which came across as more comical, albeit they provided a dose of intriguing entertainment in a sea of one-note tuxes.

Darren Criss
: The ‘Glee’ actor put his own flair on a classic navy tux by wearing his Christian Louboutin ‘Dada’ flats with contrasting socks for casual, slipper-style appeal.

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02.06.15 Menswear, Premiere

Menswear Red Carpet Roundup

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Joining the girls for polo, a premiere, and the big fashion party that is the CFDA Awards, the guys showed off a round of eclectic looks over the past few days.

Chris Hemsworth: The actor struck a casually handsome profile at the Audi Polo Challenge at Coworth Park on Sunday (May 31) in London, England, re-purposing his Salvatore Ferragamo plaid sport coat for the occasion by pairing it with distressed denim jeans. You may remember he wore the full suit at the ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Los Angeles premiere.

Joshua Jackson
: Relying on the classics, he was suave in a Ralph Lauren Black Label black peak-lapel tuxedo at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on Monday (June 1) in New York City. The bow tie seemed just a bit diminutive, though.

Douglas Booth: Also at the Audi Polo Challenge, Douglas wore an appropriately preppy look. I loved the baby-blue colour of his Polo Ralph Lauren jacket and trousers paired with slate-blue Ralph Lauren loafers—even if the suit could have used a quick steam.

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06.05.15 Menswear

2015 Met Gala Menswear Roundup

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With the tidal wave of gowns and tonnes of sparkling embellishment at the ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’ 2015 Met Gala, hosted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Monday (May 4), the guys’ looks were a handsome, albeit less extravagant, accessory to the girls. Rather than attempting to accomplish the Chinese theme, some of the men reverted to safer, traditional tux territory while others bravely went in the direction of the East.

Robert Pattinson: This is the Robert Pattinson I like to see—polished and handsome without losing his edgy, bad-boy charm. His elegant Dior Homme three-piece tuxedo was one of my favourite men’s looks of the night.

James Marsden: The actor infused another layer into his Ermenegildo Zegna ensemble, elevating the look with a cream jacket paired with a white tuxedo shirt and black trousers.

Matt Bomer: Showing off the power of the classics, he was dapper in a dark Giorgio Armani suit and bow tie popped with the hint of colour in his pocket square.

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23.03.15 Menswear, Premiere

Menswear Red Carpet Roundup

Menswear Red Carpet Roundup 23 march

The past few days have been filled with a range of menswear looks—from traditional to trendsetting. Here, a look at the highlights.

Channing Tatum: The actor attended the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards, held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (March 21) in California. Looking dapper in a dark Prada three-piece suit with contrasting navy tie, he and his striking wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, only heightened each other’s respective hot factor.

David Beckham: For the presentation of the new ‘Modern Essentials by H&M’ collection at the H&M Gran Via store in Madrid, Spain on Friday (March 20), Becks naturally wore an H&M ensemble paired with adidas sneakers. The classic suit separates paired with a relaxed T-shirt was sporty and simple with the crisp pop of white from the shoes, yet I do wish there were fewer visible creases in the pants. That more robust beard will also take some getting used to, as I barely recognize the soccer stud with it.

Brad Goreski
: The ‘Fashion Police’ star was also at the GLAAD Media Awards, donning a Valentino skinny brown suit with contrasting Christian Louboutin flats, which was perfectly in keeping with his spirited, cheeky style. I love the whimsical personality of the flutter of colourful butterflies and the additional pop from the three-tone shoes.

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24.02.15 Menswear

2015 Oscars & Vanity Fair Party Menswear Red Carpet Roundup

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The men were out in force at the 2015 Oscars and the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, where there was plenty of handsome inspiration to go around from a fine group of fellows.

Jared Leto: Getting the evening started on a non-traditional note, the actor and musician was every bit the unorthodox Academy Awards dresser in his baby-blue Givenchy tux, accented by a white bowtie and white lug sole shoes. He let his hair down literally and made no excuses for it, saying that the Oscars was his going-away party for his locks. I wonder if the beard was also included in that party. While no one could pull this off like Jared, between the mane and the male pastels, this was verging on almost too much too handle.

Chris Pine: A stark contrast to Jared, Chris went for the all-out traditionally classic route and suited up in a Giorgio Armani black double-breasted peak-lapel tuxedo. It was impeccable and goes to show what transformative power a well-tailored tux can have.

David Oyelowo: Looking as if he was inspired by the red carpet itself, the ‘Selma’ actor dressed to impress in a crimson Dolce & Gabbana three-piece tuxedo word with #TackleEbola handcrafted pin by Jason of Beverly Hills. He does a great job pulling off this colour, yet I’m not completely sold on the satiny look of the vest and bowtie underneath.

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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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