WINNING WARDROBES

by John Russel Jones

Seems like we just made it through the international fashion runway calendar in time for awards season to be upon us. This is when celebrity sparkle adds a little bit of drama and a lot of fashion influence to the many red-carpet events that are filling up our Instagram feeds. Here are just a few style icons that we’ve spotted in the last few days. 

Putting on the Dog

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Kodi Smit-McPhee appeared at the annual Oscars Nominees Luncheon in Los Angeles last week. The nominee for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Power of the Dog wore a single-breasted tailored jacket in navy storm print wool silk suiting, a white cotton poplin shirt, peg trousers in navy wool and black leather worker boots, all by Alexander McQueen.

British Accent

Dunhill hosted the fifth pre-British Academy of Film and Television Arts Filmmakers dinner and party at The Club in Dunhill House in London last week, toasting the British film industry. Rising stars mingled alongside recognizable faces, including Ben Hardy, Daryl McCormack, Edgar Wright, Elizabeth Debicki, Ellie Bamber, Gwilym Lee, Himesh Patel, Kano, Kevin Kline, Mark Strong, Regé-Jean Page, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci, Steve Buscemi, Toheeb Jimoh, Patrick Stewart and Zawe Ashton.

Legendary Style

Canadian actor and Marvel superstar Simu Liu has returned as the face of Nobis Outerwear. The Chinese-Canadian actor first met brand co-founder Kevin Au-Yeung years prior to his launch to stardom in his role in Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and was Nobis’s brand ambassador for its Fall/Winter 15-Year Anniversary.  The campaign features Liu wearing the Alta Shell Jacket, Admiral Jacket, Speck Quilted Midlayerand the Hydra Poncho, seen here.