The British were out in force this week in the world of men’s style, with only one American making my list of top 5 suits (that honor goes to Michael B. Jordan, who’s no stranger to this blog or this list). First up is Jamie Campbell Bower, who took a break from wearing his favorite designer, Alexander McQueen, to attend the British Fashion Awards in a flawless, black Burberry Prorsum suit with peaked, satin lapels and flapless pockets. He paired the suit with a pale gray, skinny-collared shirt and patent leather shoes for an ultra-modern, youthful look. Another highly-fashionable Brit on my radar this week was Les Miserables star Eddie Redmayne (‘Marius’), who combined a gray/blue windowpane-patterned suit with a blue sweater, pale blue shirt and gray tie. All those blues and grays (including the finishing touch of a deep blue silk pocket square) looked exquisite on the young English gent! Let’s hope he enjoyed the Lady Gaga concert he was attending.
Continuing the British theme, I must mention (if only to rid myself of the irritating wholesomeness of it all) the appearance of David Beckham and his sons in matching black suits and red HIV-awareness ribbons at the premiere of soccer documentary The Class of ’92. While appearing with one’s entire family in matching garments might not be the height of sartorial elegance, David looked his usual stylish self, as did Victoria.
Last up – the one American privileged enough to make the top 5 this week – is Michael B. Jordan, who wore a silver gray tuxedo with black lapels and patent leather shoes at the Gotham Awards. Shame about the crooked bow tie (see inset)!