Certainly partly due to the “Timothée Chalamet effect”, menswear reached new levels of creativity and expression this year. “There's a sense of zero nonsense,” says stylist Michael Fisher (who made tailored skirts a red carpet staple for client Oscar Isaac last year).
Stylist duo Wayman + Mika say that taking risks and loosening up the silhouette reflects the fact that “men in Hollywood want to have just as much fun with looks, not to mention the trends of androgynous and androgynous dressing in our Needed.” “Culture impacts acceptance.”
Instead of the obvious no-shirt approach, many male stars adopted sultry layering by pairing suits and sweaters with transparent shirts.
Stylist Fisher, whose clients include Tom Blyth (The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes) wore a gossamer AMI Paris tank with a cardigan in November.
This trick also elevates a polished suit, like Nicholas Galitzine's mesh peeking out of the embellished Fendi jacket styled by Felicity, or Oliver Jackson-Cohen's suit and AMI Paris top at the British Independent Film Awards.
More formal but equally provocative, Cillian Murphy, styled by Rose Ford, smouldered in a sheer button-down beneath a Saint Laurent suit. oppenheimerLondon premiere of.
Suiting in 2023 was tailored but out of the box in size, ornamentation and innovation.
At the GQ Man of the Year party, Coleman stood out in a cream boss suit with a domingo duster jacket and longline shawl collar. His stylists Wayman + Micah say, “Coleman wears these modern suit silhouettes with so much confidence, and we know that when we show him something that feels outside the box, he's always willing to take a risk. Are.”
Styled by Samantha McMillan for may december At the L.A. premiere, Charles Melton caused a stir in a double-wide-leg Balenciaga suit that inventively combined skirts and oversized trends.
Romeo Beckham supported the premiere of his father David Beckham's Netflix documentary in a playfully sophisticated Louis Vuitton suit from the late Virgil Abloh, which featured a streamlined wrap-front, buttonless jacket and pleated oversize trousers. “I loved that it was baggy and not so traditional, yet, it was a suit,” says stylist Cheryl Conteh.
Stylist and Anonymous content manager Gene Yang enjoys collecting flowers, boutonnieres, and jewelry, like Taika Waititi's Cartier pearls accenting his extended Prabal Gurung tuxedo at the Met Gala. “You're just going to see a lot more accessorization,” Yang predicted.
Idris Elba is broadening the traditional definition of a suit by teasing looks from his upcoming Eve of Winston menswear line: jewel-toned, tunic-like matching sets with embellishments-like pleated panels and intricate necklines. “It's inspired by Idris's African heritage and traditional suits,” says Conteh, his stylist and co-designer.
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at the European premiere of barbie In July, Yang — co-styling with Chloe Takayanagi and Ella Rose Harrington — dressed Simu Liu as a “modern Ken” in Fendi's Spring 2024 floral-embroidered set with a collegiate sweater.
for latest Impossible Goal premiere, Top Gun: Maverick Actor Danny Ramirez displayed his guns with a vest adorned with jewelry. Wayman + Micah say, “We loved the idea of Danny wearing this beautiful Welles Bonner sleeveless vest with a (David Yurman) brooch in a big action movie because it felt genderless and modern.”
Lee Pace's armor-like Prada leather vest and Baleniaga pants reflect his daring physicality in the sci-fi series. foundation, “He wanted to do cheeky things,” says Fisher, who also considers practicality and locality for all his hand-wringing customers. “Doing sleeveless in Berlin feels a little thirsty, but doing sleeveless in Los Angeles feels a little more appropriate.”
Knitwear – which offers an unconventional but comfortably familiar alternative to a blazer or coat – went viral in 2023.
saltburn And Priscilla Heartthrob Jacob Elordi continues his charm offensive kelly clarkson show Baby-chic in yellow Prada sweater. “The color was really the star. “It definitely took the look a step further,” says Wendy Ferreira of styling duo Wendy & Nicole. She adds, “The soft knit was paired with slouchy Saint Laurent jeans and a chest-revealing Hanes tank The pairing felt “super approachable and almost more intimate.”
At the beginning of the year, Pedro Pascal was preaching The Mandalorian, kicked off the Sweater Daddy phenomenon, first in a Cognac Acne Studios waffle-knit cardigan paired with red trousers over a gray Hanes tank. Then, she showed off the crush-worthy teacher in full Gucci with a marigold sweater slung around her shoulders. “Choosing knitwear in different fits and colors felt fresh and previously unseen, but also relevant to a wider audience. It's fun to see what an impact it's had on people,” says her stylist Julie Ragolia, who has also worked with Riz Ahmed and LaKeith Stanfield. “I enjoy breaking the internet for my customers.”
For Michael Ward (kingdom of light), Conteh compared argyle and windowpane checks in Burberry ensembles. She compares its look to a “sharp suit – the pattern is incredibly strong”.
While it's still amazing, shorts are now in line with the red carpet dress code.
Exhibit A-Plus: Pascal's custom Valentino Met Gala outfit, featuring black hot pants under a red overcoat. “I don't like convention, so I'm often doing things to challenge or subvert the status quo,” says Ragolia. “Plus, Pedro looked sexy and felt great.”
for one barbie Premiere, New am a doctor Ncuti Gatwa made waves with gleaming silver custom Valentino short-shorts and a flowing cape, which was also styled by Kay.
gilded ageMorgan Spector impresses in skater boi meets robber baron Kenzo Spring 2024 look. “We wanted to pay homage to Morgan's dapper character Mr. Russell and find a fresh and contemporary spin,” says stylist Bailey Moon, enjoying the flare of “shin” amid the tailored elements and athleticism of the baby blue ensemble. Are. Socks and board shorts.
However, Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp went at the forefront of embracing the pantless street style rage at this year's premiere at Loewe. Dicks: The Musical, The film's writer-stars imagined a “lesbian” dumb and Dumber,” which Fischer happily accepted. “Lowe was perfect. These are twins. This is stupid. It's fun,'” says the stylist, who paired her with slouchy ankle boots with the label's crushed velvet sweatshirt. “I knew they were the ones who would try it.”
A version of this story first appeared in the December 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Please click here to subscribe,