The Oscars count down sits at two days people! Two short days until the big night! I simply cannot wait, which is why today, I am doing something a little different from what I usually tackle! What’s that? Men’s fashion. Specifically, red carpet fashion! Although I love to see all the beautiful gowns, gorgeous shoes and stunning clutches…I also love to see what the men choose to wear and how they style it (men in suits = obsessed!!)
Leo Dicaprio is having a pretty hot year with The Revenant winning at awards shows left, right and centre! I can feel it in my bones that this is his year – what do you think? Well, one thing is for sure, Leo will be dressed to the nines! Just as I did with JLaw, I am going to dress Leo in the latest and greatest to prep him for his big night!
One thing that I looove about Leo is that he always sticks to a classic look. He never really deviates from the traditional black tux or suit. I am all about trendy fashion, but there is nothing better than a man dressed in a crisp, classic suit, right? So when I set out to dress Mr. Dicaprio, I wanted to keep with his usual.
Stay with me. Although there aren’t too many pieces to man’s look for the carpet, I am still going to break down exactly what I chose, and why I chose it…
Suits may seem easy to choose, but there are actually a lot of different types out there for men to wear! I looked through many, many different types and decided (based upon past red carpet looks, and what I personally love) that this slim-fit mohair and wool-blend tuxedo by Tom Ford was the most fitting. I love the silk lapels and how it is just a classic black. Leo always wears black to the carpet, so why change up his style now? Especially when he looks fabulous in it!
This is a shirt designed to go under a tuxedo, so that was a given. One thing I hate when it comes to men’s fashion is all of the different patterned, coloured shirts (when it comes to evening wear). For an event as prestigious as the Oscars, you want to dress in the finest thing you can find, and what goes best with a black tux? A white tux shirt by Salvatore Ferragamo. It is cotton so it won’t be stifling hot, and the barrelled cuffs will give an elegant finish
Leo loves the shiny leather dress shoe, however, I don’t love it so much. I like a matte finish on the shoe so the focus remains on his overall look, not the shiny shoes glimmering in all the photography flashes! Straight from Italy, these Carmelo leather lace-ups by Salvatore Ferragamo will give a nice shoe touch to Leo’s Oscar-ready look!
The Bow Tie
(Dolce & Gabbana)
Ahh, the finishing touch (almost) is the boe tie. Now, bow ties actually aren’t that expensive, but because I only want to dress Leo in the best, I chose a silk classic tie by Dolce & Gabbana to finish the look off. Comfortable around his neck, it will also be the cherry on top of the look when he’s struttin’ his stuff down the carpet.
The Pocket Square
Last but not least, I went for a really fun mulberry silk pocket square by Tom Ford. Leo tends to default to a white silk pocket square with all of his red carpet looks (or he doesn’t wear one at all), but since he’s a fun guy and I looove polka dots (shocker?), I threw this in the look to make it more fun! Not as classic, but who says you can’t have some pattern in a classic look?
I cannot wait to tune in on Sunday night and potentially watch Leo finally get his well-deserved Oscar! I love awards show season and although I love watching all of the pretty gowns float down the carpet, there is nothing I love more than men in tuxedos! Leo is going to slay in this look that I assembled for him, but I am really eager to see what he actually will wear this Sunday night!