Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton are not so quietly killing the whole fashion game
He’s phenomenal in Mr Robot. He’s outstanding in Bohemian Rhapsody. But he’s s-e-n-s-a-t-i-o-n-a-l in Saint Laurent. Sure, cinema’s leading man of the moment, Rami Malek, has seen both his career and taste-arbiter status go stratospheric in the past half-decade, but he’s a had a little help in the form of his co-star and leading-lady – the brilliant Lucy Boynton.
The power-couple make some serious fashion flexes on and off the carpet, proving twice the fashion equals twice the pizazz. We break down the formula to their seamlessly synchronised style below. Take note, love birds.
From Saint Laurent to Dior, a brands desire to use Rami as the ultimate clothes-horse is not in short, and but Miuccia Prada really capitalised on the dapper-doublet by dressing them in Victoriana Miu Miu and coral Prada respectively for her S/S19 showcase. Rami’s bold russet offering is the show-stealer here, but we like that the punchy tailoring’s side-tape detail matches back to Lucy’s ladylike lace number. Winner, winner
It’s no hush-hush that Rami and Anthony Vacarerllo are in close cohort, but the razer-sharp silhouette of this Saint Laurent tuxedo is something to really marvel at. His straight to the point approach allows Lucy’s Cadbury’s-wrapper Rodarte gown to take the full lime / purple light – a genteel moment to be enjoyed from all angles.
Rami’s black on black on black on black avoids looking to macabre with the addition of textural finishes and a fresh to death fit, looking every inch the Bond Villain he now cordially is. In wild disparity, Lucy looks every inch the ethereal pastel-wrapped cloud in a floor length Miu Miu gown. Contrast never looked so good.
In a rare display of print, Malek diversifies his evening wardrobe with an monochromatic oxford shirt and Prada tie, sans jacket. The overall aesthetic is giving us major Wall Street vibes circa 1929, and is perfectly complimented by Boynton’s roaringly good 20’s number.
They say you should always save the best till last, and boy did we. Rami’s simplistic fit is amplified through Cartier accessorising and bib front detail, letting the sublime chaos of Lucy’s silver Louis Vuitton gown do the talking / screaming. The devils in the romanticised detail, with Rami’s silver collar pin giving a gentle yet firm nod to the galactic-foiled folds of Lucy’s dress. If Barbarella was a couple…
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