Tuxedos and jumpsuits: menswear dazzles on awards season pink carpets



By Marie-Louise Gumuchian

LONDON (Reuters) – From basic tuxedos to shiny jumpsuits, menswear has dazzled on the pink carpets this awards season, generally even attracting probably the most consideration with eye-catching appears to be like.

Singer Harry Types arrived on the Grammy Awards in a chest-baring glowing harlequin jumpsuit, whereas Oscar nominee Barry Keoghan has chosen ensembles in pale blue and pink as his type selections for the Golden Globes and British Academy of Movie (BAFTA) Awards.

Whereas basic fits and tuxedos are nonetheless a pink carpet staple, menswear now options loads of selection and bolder selections – vibrant colors, glowing embroidery or detailing, as trend favorite, actor Timothee Chalamet has usually demonstrated along with his non-traditional outfits.

“There’s extra of an expectation now than maybe historically… positively extra then there would have been 20 or 30 years in the past (when it was) rather more sort of pre-ordained what guys can be sporting to ceremonies,” Charlie Teasdale, type director of males’s journal Esquire UK, instructed Reuters.

“Now it’s rather more of a guessing recreation.”

Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne has gained type accolades for his pink carpet selections this awards season, which culminates with Sunday’s Oscars. His appears to be like have included an all-brown go well with embellished with a big flower, a black jumpsuit, and high-waisted black trousers paired with a white shirt bearing a large bow on the neck.

In some situations, ties have been loosened or dropped altogether – actor Andrew Garfield sported a extra open-neck look in a darkish orange go well with for the Globes, whereas Donald Glover selected white silky pyjamas beneath a black jacket for a similar occasion.

“Plenty of the blokes that you just’re seeing at ceremonies, it’s a spot the place individuals actually see developments that is perhaps showing over the subsequent yr or two, and even shorter,” Teasdale stated.

“Menswear in that sense, significantly on the pink carpet has turn out to be tremendous thrilling significantly in the previous couple of years, simply since you by no means fairly know what’s going to occur and it’s so influential.”

Teasdale distinguished between movie and music ceremonies, such because the Grammys and BRIT Awards, with the previous just like the BAFTAs that includes extra basic tailor-made fits, and the latter showcasing extra daring appears to be like.

Males’s equipment this season have included shiny lapel jewelry worn by the likes of actors Rege-Jean Web page and Rami Malek, diamond-encrusted sun shades favoured by music star Pharrell Williams on the Grammys in addition to clutch luggage.

Requested what she considered males’s trend this award season, Oscar nominee Michelle Yeoh instructed Reuters final month: “I find it irresistible.”

“It is like males are allowed to have color and to be daring and delightful and beautiful or no matter they need.”

(Reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian; Enhancing by Sharon Singleton)