IN or OUT: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Ermenegildo Zegna

Posted on April 12, 2013

We love ourselves some Kingslayer, but we’re not convinced on this look.


‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau attends the premiere of ‘Oblivion’in Hollywood, California in Ermenegildo Zegna.

Ermenegildo Zegna Spring 2013 Collection

No, not at all. The sweater just doesn’t go, and it’s making him look stuffed into the outfit. We like the idea of the suit for him, but if needs to be fitted a little better. The color looks great on him; especially with the tie providing the all-important pop of color. But it’s just too slick and suave a suit to be paired with a math teacher’s sweater. Save that for a sportscoat and pair of jeans, Nikolaj. We bet you’d rock it.

Oh, and perhaps rethink the shoes. We love blue shoes and own blue shoes but we wouldn’t pair blue shoes with this outfit.

Thoughts? Opinions?

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IN! It’s eye-catching and different and I can’t argue with that. Do me, Kingslayer. Do me.


OUT! Hideously ugly mismatched colors and a shiny, poorly fitted suit. Why are we even discussing this?



Michelle Williams failed to charm the Precious Unborn Fawns, who voted her messy Target clothes OUT.


[Photo Credit: Getty,]

    • Rand Ortega

      Big feet. Hot guy. The rest should go away.

    • Stella Zawistowski

      …he has clothes on? Oh, sorry, I didn’t notice.

      I know I’m not supposed to be biased by the hotness of the man wearing the clothes, but I can’t help but give him an IN. He could wear stapled-together newspapers and I’d still give him an in.

    • kim bunchalastnames

      still. JAIME.

    • Mismarker

      I do not watch GoT and do not know this man from anything else. That being said, he is free to kick those blue shoes off beside the bed. IN.

    • EzzyV

      He is Prince Charming and he can wear whatever he wants.

      Ok, he can’t. The jacket and sweater is not working for me.

    • Andrew Schroeder

      Hogwarts uniform.

      • Pants_are_a_must

        guuuuurl Severus Snape would beg to differ.

    • Sarah Wacksmuth Tyrchniewicz

      I vote for combining the statements: “Hideously ugly mismatched colors and a shiny, poorly fitted suit. I can’t argue with that. Do me, Kingslayer. Do me.”

      • TieDye64

        Oh yes. My thoughts exactly. Especially the latter, ha!

    • PastryGoddess

      The problem is that he has on clothes. Take them off and things would be MUCH better.

      OUT The man probably has on an undershirt, shirt, sweater, and jacket on. Where are they holding this? Outer Mongolia. Too much..too stuffed

    • WendyD

      The sweater needs to be sent to The Wall.

      • drdarke

        Jaime, you slipped out of the house before Cersei saw you, didn’t you? And take off Tyrion’s jacket – it doesn’t fit you at all!

        This is what happens when you let single straight men dress themselves – nothing matches, nothing fits, and the overall effect is akin to a mustard&chocolate sandwich with a side of natto (it’s a Japanese dish made of fermented soybeans, that tasted to me the one time I ate it like a sour kitchen sponge).


        • capybara_cafe

          He’s married. His wife must not have any fashion sense, either.

          • barbarienne

            Presumably his wife gets to see him naked. If I were her, I wouldn’t care if he dressed badly, as it gives an excuse to insist he strip.

          • drdarke

            That’s just – frightening, @capybara_cafe:disqus .

            My wife is hardly a fashion plate herself, and she’s never send me out looking as bad as that!

            • capybara_cafe

              Maybe she’s out of town. Hopefully she has a good excuse for letting him go out of the house like this.
              Also, re: your assessment of natto; more like chunky style, refrigerated vomit.

            • drdarke

              RE: Natto – yeah, that works as a flavor comparison, too, @capybara_cafe:disqus . It is, my Japanese friends tell me, an acquired taste – but unlike sushi or Calpico, it’s also a taste I have no interest in acquiring….

              Married men baching it dressing themselves – even worse than single straight men dressing themselves!

            • capybara_cafe

              I’m told it’s quite delicious when mixed with rice and soy sauce, but I am rather incredulous.

    • MajorBedhead

      Fix your collar. Get your suit fitted. Then we’ll talk. Or something.

    • Glam Dixie

      That suit does not suit him at all. I hate the color on him, the sweater is awful, just no.

    • snarkykitten

      fucking neckbeard

      • Eric Stott

        I cut him some slack on that – he might be in the middle of shooting something, especially with that nasty hair.

      • Toto Maya

        I’m going to pretend it’s require for his role in GOT. It makes sense according to the books.

    • acevedob

      Out. The shoes are hideous. What is wrong with celebrities? All that money and you dress like an office worker? Ay madre santisima!

    • Janet B

      I love blue shoes!

      • foodycatAlicia

        Me too. And blue shoes in the bright shade of the model’s sweatshirt might have been better. But the sweater? Lovely boy, no. Even with the lip-biting sex-face which is VERY nice.

    • formerlyAnon

      Out. Strongly influenced by the fact that I don’t like that cut of jacket, even if it fits perfectly. He’s built too square to get away with a shiny suit (or if he’s not, the fact that he *looks* square is a complete indictment of the suit), the sweater is the wrong color.

    • Cameron Turner

      Out….. but if he bites that bottom lip anymore I may have to take a moment….

    • SublimatedRage

      OUT! He can still do me though……

    • Lily

      Actual Disney prince.
      He could be wearing a caftan and I’d still probably vote him IN.
      What can I say, sometimes I’m shallow.

    • MandyJane

      I don’t want to, but I have to give him an out, lol. He’s gorgeous though.

    • MrsAtaxxia

      Oh no terrible outfit BY ALL MEANS TAKE IT ALL OFF RIGHT NOW.

      •ía-Gavello/1253586868 Lucía Gavello

        I second that, and there’s too much product on your hair… WE SHOULD TAKE A SHOWER.

        • MrsAtaxxia

          ….And the motion is PASSED.

    • Eric Stott

      “math teacher’s sweater” … definitely – my first thought was that he looked like a somewhat cooler than usual teacher. He’d rock the classroom, but it isn’t a red carpet look.

    • Joanna Carver

      IN. Honestly didn’t even see the suit. Was it a suit?

    • MilaXX

      The suit as shown on the model appears to be more casual and the sweater just doesn’t work with it. The blue shoe yeahgads! are hiddy & make his feet look 10 ft long. Let us not even speak of the hem.

    • filmcricket

      I was all “Well, that’s not toooo bad,” until I saw the model. Then it was “Oh. Well, that’s much better, isn’t it?”

      I don’t know this guy from Adam, so I don’t know what would suit him better, but this is… not great. Out, I guess.

    • alyce1213

      This would look entirely different if the jacket weren’t buttoned, which is a problem itself — it’s too small.
      Is that a stitched crease on his trousers? I can’t tell – there’s a lot of stitching on the suit.
      I’m torn between in and out. I do love the colors.

    • Sobaika

      Right? Not ashamed of how shallow I am at this moment.

      IN due to being a hot Danish piece of sex who actually bothered to get dressed up for this (even if he got some details wrong).

    • fursa_saida

      THIS SHOULD BE SO GREAT ON HIM. I’m unreasonably annoyed. I’ve grown to love Jaime Lannister lately and it’s rubbing off on my feelings about the actor.

      • Toto Maya

        Seriously, I didn’t think twice about this guy until I read all of the GOT books, and then he was suddenly incredibly hot to me.

        • fursa_saida

          It’s not even a hotness thing for me, actually, more of a “oh Jaime, you poor thing, you have no idea who you are and your life is full of transgressive gender dynamics, that must be hard, let me pat you on the head before I send you off to hatefuck Brienne.”

    • RebeccaKW

      Out. The sweater is ruining it for me. It’s a good sweater, just not with this.

      He looks so much like Charming from ‘Shrek’ here.

    • Beardslee

      Out. The sum is less than its parts.

    • Pants_are_a_must

      It tries to be nerd chic hiding under an Italian suit, but the fit falls at Italian grandpa. OUT.

    • prettybigkitty

      In theory this is good. In execution not so much. Sorry Jaime, this is OUT.

    • girliecue

      That’s so cute you put this to a vote, Tom and Lorenzo. You know your BKs vote with our reproductive organs. But for my dearest T Lo, I’ll vote as objectively as humanly possible: OUT of those clothes and IN to my bed, Kingslayer!

    • ScarlettHarlot

      You can’t spell Kingslayer without “in,”so there you go. Yum.

    • kittenwithaquip

      Boys, are you slipping, or am I seeing phantom neck beard?

    • Kenisha Hill Phillips

      In. To encourage non-grey suit wearage. Sweater notwithstanding, of course.

    • crash1212

      OUT. But he could still do me.

    • marlie

      Oooohhh… I want to say IN, but it’s a skosh too tight. I like the suit and the tie, but not the sweater. And I honestly didn’t even notice the shoes.

      A tepid “in,” just because I don’t want the Kingslayer coming after me.

    • padma sallah

      Well, not do me persay but IN because I do like the colour of the suit and what I can see of the tie. That sweater with this lovely suit tho. JUST NO. Can we just OUT the sweater an IN the suit?

    • Qitkat

      Once again the (undoubtedly younger) BK’s/TLO know someone I don’t, but how awesome of a name for a designer is Ermenegildo Zegna?

    • Alyssa

      Out, unfortunately. I love the idea & color of this suit, but it’s not deployed properly here. I wish there was no sweater, and no blue shoes.

    • Diego!

      OUT, get naked

    • PeggyOC

      Out. Too much going on. Keep the suit, ditch the sweater.

    • Chase

      That tiny tie knot makes his head look huuuuge.

    • Hetha Innis

      Noticed the sweater right away and the lack of a good fit in the jacket and the pants. It’s a suit for an Andrew Wakefield type of body and just doesn’t do him any favors.

    • gabbilevy

      Out. Which is sad, because this feels like him grasping at Fashionista (fashionisto?). Try again next time, Kingslayer.

    • CatherineRhodes


    • Jangle57

      Sorry, he may be cute but that doesn’t excuse what he’s wearing. OUT

    • Kathleen B

      IN he looks hot even though your critiques are valid.

    • j_anson

      Out. This man approaches Matt Bomer levels of physical perfection. HOW did he find a suit that made him look like that?

      • conniemd

        First glance at the thumbnail and I thought “oh goody, more Matt Bomer”

    • Jacqueline Wessel

      He can put his blue shoes under my bed any day. I don’t care what he’s wearing he is in,in,in.

    • ann greiner

      I’m not a dude, but I love the blue shooz. Granted, the sweater needs to go, but the shooz? Me likey.

      • Stella Zawistowski

        Thank you for this comment, because I didn’t even notice the blue shoes (too busy noticing the blue eyes) the first time around. They ARE pretty cool.

      • alyce1213

        I’m soft for blue shoes too, but I’m not absolutely sure from the one picture that these are blue. They could be shiny black reflecting blue, which there seems to be a lot of in the step and repeat.

    • nannypoo

      The jacket doesn’t fit the model either.

    • conniemd

      out. I could see the sweater if he was in Moscow or Norway, but Hollywood?

    • mechanical_orange

      Out. The suit isn’t working for me. Even still, do me, great Dane, do me.

    • Nancer

      Out. Handsome man, but the suit and sweater just don’t work. And I disagree, I don’t think the colors work for him at all. Sorry TLo!

    • unbornfawn

      OUT. The pants need hemming. The suit doesn’t fit. He doesn’t need the sweater and he looks like he is a mess from the neck up.

    • Merneith

      OUT, and also, WTH? This is even more confusing than RD jr’s leiderhosen (because, of course RD jr wears leiderhosen).

    • Dam_Angel

      In-because he made an effort to look stylish and unique. The color palette is pleasing but the pieces fight each other.

    • Imasewsure

      Out but I appreciate the effort. Send it to Bowie or some other skinny b$tch

    • luciaphile

      Out. Way too tight

    • Reality TV Casting

      his trunks are too thick for those pants (from one thunder thigh to another)

    • Florrie Brafman

      Out. Looks like a suit for a skinny boy. See picture of model.

      • formerlyAnon


    • julnyes

      Out for all reasons mentioned… and I don’t know if I’m in the minority on this, but I’d pass on the Kingslayer and take Tyrion (Brainy is sexy)

    • Kate Pearce

      Out, it’s the sweater, I just can’t…

    • Deitra S.

      Here we have that rare specimen, the Male Scroll-Down Fug. For shame, Kingslayer, for shame! O to the UT! Take it off like Ned Stark’s head!

    • drdarke

      OUT because he’s clothed like that, ladies – if he WAS naked in your beds, that would be a definite IN.

      See what I did there…?

    • trisker

      OUT. suit doesn’t fit, sweater is wrong, and the only good things, shirt and tie, are almost hidden.

    • ojosazules

      Hideous. Out.

    • marilyn

      Out. Suit too small, sweater does not go.

    • mmc2315

      [sorry if this double-posts]

      This suit requires a Masters, if not a PhD. OUT.

    • maggiemaybe

      Ditch the sweater, unbutton the coat… and come to Mama! :)

    • Pamela Hunt

      Sorry, I didn’t get past the top of his collar…what look?

    • finnishmaria

      Noooooooooo. The sweater makes the top look too heavy and the metallic-ness and the extreme crease on the pant makes it look very light on bottom, and it just looks weird.

    • flamingoNW


    • Trisha26

      OUT. Interestingly, the jacket seems to fit the model the same way, as if too tight.

    • unpious

      Out. The fit + that sweater = no. It is nice to see him trying different things out, though. It could be worse – it could be another goddamn grey suit.

    • AngelaGreen

      I’m sorry, I was distracted by the fact that he was eye-fucking me in every single picture. Outfit? Not great. And he could tone down the porn face a little, too.

    • carolynmo

      No. Not even Jaime.

    • rumcg66

      OUT, but he can still do me.

    • Haley Buchanan

      I think I like the suit, but the sweater is a DEFINITE no. It ruins the look to the point that I can’t even imagine what it would look like without it.

      OUT – But I still also vote for “Do me, Kingslayer, Do me” :)

    • jw_ny

      OUT…the pants hem…the sweater…ugh.

    • schadenfreudelicious

      the sweater has to go and the jacket is too tight because of it so OUT, that model is certainly giving David Bowie face though….

    • BayTampaBay

      He needs to hem his pants and take off the sweater.

    • Anniebet

      He’s sooo in. See, he matched his sweater color to his beard. He’s coordinated! Oh… hm, those pants? Okay, he’s out, but dammit I don’t care.

    • ThaliaMenninger

      Not hideous, but out for exactly the reasons you enumerated. Stuffed, not fitted well, blues shoes weird…

    • Tom Markiewicz

      OUT! i don’t even like the colour of the suit on him, let alone all the other styling choices.

    • JaCory Deon

      It’s an OUT for me: the suit is ill-fitting, the sweater makes him look uncomfortable, and the (cool) shoes aren’t working with this. He’s a handsome man though.

    • Sara Leigh Merrey

      Out. And totally unrelated to the whole look, what’s up with his nose. All I can think of is Pinocchio. Seriously.

    • demidaemon

      I agree that he is a handsome piece of man. However, I am going to be objective here (control you lower parts, people!) and say that if he had ditched either the sweater or the jacket, he would have been perfect. AS is, he is, unfortunately, OUT. We can all console him when he gets the bad news. :)

    • Toto Maya

      Sorry Jaime, but that jacket doesn’t fit due to your gigantic, pulsating biceps and massive chest… what were we talking about again?

      I bet he smells nice. Is that creepy? Whatever, he plays Jaime freaking Lannister, creepy shouldn’t bug him.

    • subwaycars

      He has the start to two very good outfits (in a dream world wear the suit is actually fitted to him) but they definitely don’t go together. Yet I still can’t vote him out. Alas

    • gracedarling

      OUT. I’m imagining a chunky knitted turtleneck in the bronze of the tie. I think he could swing sexy 70s maths teacher like no-one’s business… but this iteration is just so half-arsed.

    • jetpackdino

      Oooooh I hate it, I simply hate it, I hate it, I hate it, I hate it. When a celeb walks out in front of the cameras looking like this I just KNOW his stylists secretly HATE him. I know it with every fiber of my being. TAKE THAT SWEATER OFF.

    • JuliaInBlack

      He’s dreamy but sorry, OUT. Meanwhile I will hop in the line of folks volunteering to strip and and shower him.

    • spinachleaf


    • AnniNoone

      That is retina-searingly bad. OUT.

    • kathrineb

      The grey vest or sweater is not good. I don’t know how I only just found out this guy is Danish with a name like Nikolaj. Anyway I thought that was cool!

    • Nonmercisansfacon

      That smile/smirk in the second picture.. dayum. Almost made me forget I am firmly in House Stark!

    • Puckndc


    • MannahattaMamma

      i am transfixed by the little divot at the end of his nose & can’t see anything else as a result

    • capybara_cafe

      I was just wondering if those shoes were blue, or if my monitor is on crack. NOT a good color choice with that suit. I really wish he hadn’t put on the sweater, i think he’d work the hell out of this suit without.

    • Shawn EH

      OUT. Bad sweater. Hot dude.

    • NoGovernmentName

      The whole outfit is a bust. OUT, but he is super cute otherwise.

    • MzzPants

      Well, kingslayer can still do me. But not dressed like my grandpa’s shuffle board buddies, he can’t. OUT.

    • guest2visits

      If he’s going to wear that sweater – he should lose the jacket altogether. The fit of the suit looks a mess;
      the color’s not bad. Giant blue shoes are distracting.

    • lilibetp

      Looks good other than a few things. The jacket is too tight. The pants are too long. The sweater doesn’t go. The color of the tie doesn’t go with the color of the suit. The shoes belong with another outfit. He looks sallow and I can’t tell whether his hair is quite clean. In other words, I appreciate the fact that he shaved his neck.and put on a crisp white shirt.

    • Amelia Pitts

      I like the Clinton-esque lower-lip bite he’s got going… kinda smarmy in a charming way. Change the color of the sweater and for all that is holy on this earth can someone please, PLEASE, properly fit the length on the man’s pants so that he has to take them off! For the love of god!

      So I say totally IN and OUT Repeat. Over and over.

      You asked. :D

    • fashionzombie

      OUT. Jeez.

    • Louise Bryan

      OUT! I don’t know who he is, and he looks like he has a broken nose, and his clothes are poorly combined, especially the shoes, argh! my eyes.

    • KAP

      There was a suit? Where?

    • carnush

      yeah…i guess you’re right, it’s OUT. but he’s just so damn dreamy.

    • mozzer0906

      OUT, the sweater is so cringe worthy that it ruins the entire look

    • Anplica Fiore


    • KatrinaAtienza

      Out on the outfit but DAMN SON with the lip-biting and the smizing and the “I werq it, ladies”! Be still my heart!

    • lalahartma

      Ha! I would have said NO, had I saw this earlier. :)

    • How to Faint

      That tiny tie is hilarious.

    • BigWhiteGrannyPanties

      OMG that poor man. Who dressed him in that? He needs to take it off now. Alllllll the way off.

    • DesertDweller79

      Oh, I so want to give him an in, because he is so gorgeous. When I saw him I thought, “Oh, close…” But when I saw the suit on the model, I became sad that he was wearing that stupid sweater and not that blue shirt the model has on. Or, anything but that sweater, really.

      So, I’ll reluctantly have to say: OUT. It’ll be okay, Kingslayer. You’re still pretty.