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Damian Makes GQ’s Best Menswear Look This Week – Sept 4, 2018

How to Recreate Four of This Week’s Best Menswear Looks for Less

by Brad Nash | GQ Australia | September 4, 2018

As David Bowie sang,
“Fashion!
Turn to the left
Fashion!
Turn to the right”

Stock up on those loud shirts!

This weekend was one to behold in the world of menswear, with Hollywood’s leading men taking to the Venice Film Festival red carpet in red carpet looks that are entirely summer-ready.

Perfect for us, then.

But alas, we can’t all afford to swathe ourselves in the finest Gucci, nor are any of us good looking or famous enough to warrant Gucci wanting to drape us in clothes of our own accord.

Here’s how you can achieve some of this season’s iconic looks without breaking the bank, while adding a few wardrobe staples to your rotation in the process.

Damian Lewis at the US Open

Seated alongside Anna Wintour as a guest of Roger Federer for the Swissman’s US open clash, Bobby Axelrod took things tropical with a bright printed shirt and stone chinos combo that’ll set you up just right going into spring.

Get the look in this style vignette:

Pretty Green Slim Fit Paisley Print Shirt in Green – $133, prettygreen.com
Jac + Jack Flynn Pants – $196, theiconic.com
H&M Leather Belt – $24.99, hm.com
Reebok Club C Sneakers – $91 (on sale from $130), asos.com
Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer Sunglasses – $205, sunglasshut.com

Read the rest of the original article at GQ Australia

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The Fashion and Style of Bobby Axelrod in Billions Seasons 1 Thru 5 – June 9, 2020

Bobby Axelrod: The CASHmere King

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | May 4, 2018 (updated June 9, 2020)

You would think Damian Lewis and Bobby Axelrod couldn’t dress more differently but diving a little deeper, I found some commonalities. However, if we were to simplify, Damian typically dresses up with spurts of leisure whereas Axe dresses down with spurts of formality. Svelte Damian can wear a suit like a coat hanger and Axe can wear a hoodie like a dope Bankster. As Billions costume designer Eric Daman has said, “Damian looks like he just walked off a mens catwalk in Italy” so when “Axe does wear a suit, it’s like a punch to the face.”

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Categories Billions Fashion and Style Print Media

How To Dress Like a Billionaire – April 23, 2018

Now on its third season, Showtime’s dramedy “Billions” masterfully captures the changing dress codes of the finance world

by Jacob Gallagher | Wall Street Journal | April 23, 2018

Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (next to his wife Lara, played by Malin Akerman) wearing his trademark hoodie. Source: Showtime – Photo by Jeff Neumann

TYPE “BOBBY AXELROD” into Google and the first recommendation that pops up is “Bobby Axelrod hoodie.” So, to satisfy your curiosity: Mr. Axelrod, the cool-as-an-ice-cube-in-Alaska protagonist of Showtime’s series “Billions,” wears Loro Piana zip-ups. They’re cashmere and just in case you’re really interested in dressing like the man who makes the billions on “Billions,” each one costs $2,295. For a glorified sweatshirt, they’re a needlessly expensive indulgence, which makes them perfect for a show that is the embodiment of what wealth looks like today.

Now on its third season, the drama unfurls a cat-and-mouse chase between Mr. Axelrod (played by Damien Lewis), an ethically flexible Manhattan hedge fund manager, and Charles “Chuck” Rhoades Jr. (played by Paul Giamatti), an ethically flexible United States attorney for the Southern District of New York. The plots weave stock swapping and legal loopholing with fist-bumping bros, strip-club sushi lunches and even an excursion to a BDSM dungeon. In short, the show is glorious, greedy fun.

More than that though, what “Mad Men” did to immortalize the style of 1950s ad agencies, “Billions” is doing for post-Great Recession financial firms. Aside from his used-Camry-priced hoodie, Mr. Axelrod dresses more or less like the guy who sold me my coffee this morning, with his simple, dark A.P.C. jeans and egalitarian Puma sneakers. Gordon Gekko would mistake Bobby Axelrod for an intern.

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On the Set with Billions – March 28, 2018

Go Beyond the Scenes with Sheraton Hotels and Showtime

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | March 28, 2018

Learn how the team behind the SHOWTIME Original Series Billions goes beyond to create an authentic look and feel for the show, from Axe Capital’s modern offices to Axe’s jeans and t-shirts. Going beyond on the Billions set is all about extreme attention to detail.

Source: Sheraton Hotels and Resorts YouTube Channel

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Damian and Helen Attend Roksanda Fashion Show – Feb 19, 2018

London Fashion Week Continues

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | February 19, 2018

Source: Getty Images – Photo: David M. Benett

Damian and Helen continue to make the rounds at London Fashion Week, as they were seen attending front row at Roksanda Fashion Show on Monday, February 19 at Eccleston Place, along with editor-in-chief of Vogue, Anna Wintour. Roksanda Illincic is a Serbian fashion designer based in London and in the decade since it launched at London Fashion Week in 2005, the ROKSANDA fashion house has evolved an unmistakable woman-centered design aesthetic. Sophisticated and feminine yet playful and effortless, its iconic ready-to-wear and accessories are instantly recognizable to the burgeoning community of international customers who enjoy them for their contemporary distinct impact and enduring appeal.

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