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Out of the Box: Look of the Week

18 Aug

This has been quite the week and not in the way I normally open “Out of the Box” with a list of what has been going on in the sartorial world of TV, magazines and red carpets. Writing about the frivolities of fashion when such horrific events are going on can feel futile and pointless; having a respite while staying informed about the big picture can also be helpful.

So here are some of the style highlights from this week including the Teen Choices Awards, more magazine covers and Emmy FYC events.Zendaya in formal pajamas at the Teen Choice Awards is pretty much perfect and Ashish menswear pajamas at that. Looking effortlessly cool and this is the perfect event to mix things up on the red (blue) carpet.

A big shout out to Zendaya’s stylist Law Roach, for yet another solid outfit choice.From formal bedwear to formal track pants and again this is the ideal award show to switch out the usual frock for something slightly more fun. Yara Shahidi mixes athleisure with a sparkly top, heels and a Fear of God jacket and looks fabulous. Much to my delight the Emmy FYC campaign events continue because I love all things about the awards season circus. Especially when you get IRL besties Sterling K. Brown and Brian Tyree Henry getting to hangout on the red carpet, as the This is Us push continues.Another big drama contender is The Handmaid’s Tale and they are also out in force with their Emmy campaign. Cast members Samira Wiley, Elisabeth Moss, Ann Dowd and Alexis Bledel are joined by director Reed Morano and they are crushing it with their panel attire. Prints, pussy bow blouses, pants and killer red dresses are all winners.Amandla Stenberg’s 2016 Teen Vogue cover was one of my favorites from last year and her September issue appearance is another hit. This is such a good mix of textures and the direct gaze is once again full of self-assured confidence.

The interview is conducted by another TV Ate My Wardrobe fave, Janelle Monáe and they talk about her new project Everything Everything, the current volatile political climate and why Stenberg has ditched her iPhone for an old school flip phone as a way to disconnect and preserve her mental health.More from Teen Vogue and Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown giving great pattern clashing (with some more stripes to covet here). Brown is interviewed by former child star Drew Barrymore and they talk about the E.T. comparisons and working in this industry at such a young age.For Mr Porter, Justin Theroux gets to look moody in denim and knits. Pretty much the ideal fall fashion combo and he’s still rocking the Kevin Garvey beard.

He also gives good career that also doubles as life advice, “The key to continuing to work is don’t be a jerk. Because you’re infinitely replaceable.” And this excellent romantic nugget “Why would a man be intimidated by a funny woman? In a perfect world, a relationship is two people laughing together.”

 

Joshua Jackson Discusses Past and Present Style For Mr Porter

31 Jul

It’s probably not that surprising to hear that Pacey Witter was one of my first teen crushes and as this recent hair story involving Michelle Williams also shows, Dawson’s Creek played a rather pivotal role in my teenage viewing. The year 1999 is long gone, but the 90s are very much in the spotlight as fashion continues to take style cues from that plaid covered decade. Joshua Jackson has grown into his look and doesn’t look out of place appearing in the Mr Porter weekly online magazine The Journal. Let’s just say this isn’t a crush I regret. Happy Wednesday everyone!

Joshua Jackson suit

Jackson talks fashion with the magazine; how style and his personal take on fashion has evolved “When I was a kid I was part of the punk tribe. My group of friends were all kids from broken homes. And I guess we were a band of outsiders.” Jackson cites the recent punk theme at the Met Ball and mentions how he would have previously considered fashion and punk as an odd pair (though as we saw on the night, most people seemed to forget the punk theme). In viewing how things were and how things are now he observes that “It’s an odd time to be a man really. We live in a funny era where every rebellious thing has been mainstreamed. You can really pick out of anything in the grab bag.”

What style does Jackson prefer now? “I guess I like sort of classic men’s stuff, rather than anything too current. Not pushing the envelope too much.” Classic is good, especially if this photo shoot is anything to go by.

Joshua Jackson Mr Porter

For more photos and the whole interview head to Mr Porter where you can also shop the look.

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