Bradley Cooper at the “American Hustle” Paris Premiere

Posted on February 04, 2014

Bradley Cooper attends the “American Hustle” Paris Premiere at Cinema UGC Normandie in on February 3, 2014 in Paris, France in a Vivienne Westwood coat and a Todd Snyder suit.

Vivienne Westwood Fall 2012 Collection







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  • @Biting Panda

    He looks….over-medicated. And a little like a doorman. Sorry BC, but I’m not feeling the love today.

    • Nikko Viquiera

      He can open my doors anytime!

      • Evan

        Pun intended? 😉

    • Jennifer Peters-Ahnberg

      Is that what it is? He just seems off.

  • Ms. Schmidt

    Something about that lapel looks odd. Love the color, tho.

    • 3boysful

      The best I can come up with is that the proportions are too much for his frame.

  • Glam Dixie

    That coat is pretty fabulous so I’m not sure why I’m not really loving this look as a whole. Huh. Maybe it’s just not his coat. DTNYC (dude that’s not your coat).

    • Emily Dagger

      I feel the same way — I think it’s actually Idris Elba’s coat. Give Idris his coat back, Bradley! You’re both lovely, but you’re two very different sorts of lovely.

      • MissusBee

        Or Cumby. A touch of rakish insouciance is needed to pull this off, plus long legs. Otherwise if Jack the Ripper was a lounge singer, this is probably how he would have looked.

      • Trent

        Agreed — Idris would rock this. Also, I’ma need Bradley to grow his hair out some and shave the stubble on his neck.

        Is it me, or is he starting to look like Ralph Fiennes?

    • kimmeister

      The coat, while gorgeous, is in a color that does nothing for his coloring.

  • leahpapa

    Completely distracted by the French translation of the title. And here I thought it would be “Bluff Americain” (or is “bluff” feminine?).

    Oh, also: that coat looks like livery and the model’s face will give me Reagan-esque nightmares for weeks.

    • leahpapa

      Someone please, please tell me that, in the ’70s, Parisians at the hottest discotheques were doing The Bluff.

    • Rhonda Shore

      The model’s face is very Kraftwerk.

      • Sarah

        That model – wow. I thought he was a mannequin.

        • random_poster

          Me too!

        • Sam Smith

          Yeah, he’s got Ken doll hair.

      • boweryboy

        Showroom dummy

    • alyce1213

      I think since “Bluff” is an English word, it has no gender. OK, I’m overthinking this.

      • demidaemon

        All French words have gender, as far as I know. I mean, they have an academy dedicated to determining gender.

    • Susan Cholette

      But at least this translation is better than Cooper’s other big hit, “Hangover,” which the French morphed into “Very Bad Trip” (yes, still in English). On another note, for those still unconvinced of Bradley’s appeal, listen to some of the interviews he gives while promoting his films in France… in French. Tres adorable!

      • 3boysful

        He’s no slouch–I believe he went to Georgetown, and speaks pretty fluent French.

  • deelup

    Step right up, the circus is in town.

  • Jessica Freeman

    The opposite of coat porn.

  • Missing a top hat and a cheerful song about orphans.

    • Tatiana Luján

      Yes! I was thinking we looked as if h had come from a Dickens’ novel.

    • Danielle

      I spit out my tea!

    • 3boysful

      You win the internet today!

    • Little_Olive

      Laughter burst on the subway

  • Carla_Charlton

    He is the king of ill-fitting jackets/coats; they’re always too tight. He also needs to take care that his hair product doesn’t make his forehead shiny.

  • marlie

    From what I can see of the coat and the tie, I like it. It sucks that the label is still on the sleeve, though.

    • sagecreek

      Oh, my, I missed that on my first run-thru. That’s inexcusable.

    • alyce1213

      OMG. I missed it on the first look too. I’ve seen it before on people, to advertise the designer or 100% cashmere or whatever, but it is the most crass thing ever. Ever.

      • marlie

        I think it’s more akin to forgetting to un-sew the kick pleat on skirts and jackets. Regular people sometimes don’t know that it should be removed. Celebrities with stylists have no excuse.

      • DesertDweller79

        My mom bought a coat from Calvin Klein with the label on the sleeve like that. I promptly cut it off. It was so horrid I couldn’t let her go out like that.

  • Miss wks

    This guy is close to crossing the line into douchy creepdom.

    • Lori

      I think he crossed that line a while ago and it’s close to being nothing but a dot in his review mirror. That’s just me though. I do not get the fascination with this guy. Never have, never will.

      • Malibufire


  • Alyssa

    He looks high, but I love the coat. What I would do to get my husband to wear a coat like that…

  • Anna

    Alfred Doolittle didn’t make it to the church on time.

    His face looks really weird.

  • Sobaika

    Anyone else getting Hefner vibes?

    • leahpapa

      Can’t unsee it now. The shiny lapels are doing no favors.

  • Garcia Loca

    What in Oscar Wilde heck is this?

  • rissa42210

    The grooming is ruining that coat.

  • Kate4queen

    Boy, this is not your coat.

  • Noah

    The Romanovs better hide their shit.

  • MilaXX

    How is he doing this? He’s wearing really nice coats yet on him they transform from coat porn to doorman.

    • Pennymac

      Snort! Ahahahaha! *giggle* Yup!

  • In_Stitches

    Gorgeous coat that doesn’t fit him at all. It somehow looks too tight and baggy at the same time.

    Also, I would never judge a regular person for not pairing their outerwear to their regular clothes thoughtfully, but a celeb wearing borrowed clothes? Sure. That jacket does not belong anywhere near a light blue dress shirt.

    Also again, your hair…you aren’t in One Direction. Comb it.

  • The Versatile Chef

    Is he stoned?

  • mjude

    its just all wrong.

  • MzzPants

    That coat seams incongruent with the rest of his ensemble.

  • luludexter

    he dresses too much like a banker to pull off Westwood. dude, that’s not your coat!

  • boweryboy

    That coat belongs on Idris Elba.

  • alyce1213

    It clearly doesn’t fit him, physically and style-wise. Also neck pubes.
    Is the model a human?

  • acevedob

    I’m trying to decide whether I love or hate this coat. Maybe I just hate the lapels.

  • Very definitely a DTNYC, gorgeous though both the Dude and the Coat in question are.

  • allcapsERINN

    Not feeling it. Not sure why. Maybe it needs to be unbuttoned. Or worn with a scarf. Or something. At least he’s wearing a coat.

    • Shawn EH

      It’s too tight. Double breasted is hard to do, even for Bradley.

  • crash1212

    Not loving that coat and really not loving it on him. It’s….top heavy? Something is amok with it. Also….did they shave that part into the model’s head? Cuz it looks scary.

  • Camille Chapman

    I think its the tie underneath. Its so boring for such a fab coat.

  • Kimberly Wilcox

    All I thought while looking at these pictures was, “Nooooooope”

  • KT

    Those ridiculous lapels are RUINING the look! I’m not in love with the double breasted style on him either, but when combined with the lapels, the effect is comically widening. Barnum & Bailey in the house!

    Too bad, considering that the rest of the look is really nice, and I love the maroon shade of the coat (the only thing I like about it).

  • nycfan

    Bradley, that is not your coat. Send it to Idris. He’ll know what to do with it. ;0)

  • decormaven

    What a waste of a perfectly fine coat. Wrong coat for his body type.

  • DeniseSchipani

    The model scares me. Ken doll hair plus thousand-yard stare.

    • kimmeister

      Plus the one empty sleeve tossed up on his shoulder.

      • DeniseSchipani

        Jesus, I didn’t even notice that; I was caught in the glare from his plastic hair wig. Yikes.

    • SugarSnap108

      Seriously creepy. He looks like a walking mannequin.

  • ellatheingenue

    That coat is fab, but too boxy for him.

  • Janet B

    The coat looks like a costume on Bradley, it’s wearing him.

  • Boy, that’s not your coat. It’s a lovely one though. I think it belongs to someone with longer more angular features. Baby face Bradley here looks like an extra in a school’s version of Les Mis.

  • DesertDweller79

    Hmmm, no, I don’t think so. I like the coat, but not on him.

  • unbornfawn

    Love the coat. Just don’t think it is “his” coat.

  • Deedles

    Whooee! Is it me or is someone channeling his inner Rod Taylor from “The Time Machine?”

  • I bet he just leaves a slick of slime wherever he goes.

  • hmb

    …my eyes hurt from being drug back and forth between being distracted by the bad fit and Hugh Hefner-esqueness of the overcoat, to the crazy discord between the color of his hair and eyebrows. WTF?

  • bertkeeter

    Bradley…HUNEY, you are supposed to take off that label on the left sleeve of coat after you buy it….and definetly before you wear it on the Red Carpet….Oy…you straight men!

    • formerlyAnon

      No. No pass. Even straight men know this. I swear.

      I can only guess that he put on the clothes on the hanger(s) the assistant handed him without paying any attention whatsoever. Now, I admit, that *might* be a straight guy thing.

      • bertkeeter

        Fire the assistant…or at least a good thrashing!

    • bert, is that you in your avatar? if so, you are looking fabulous!

      • bertkeeter

        Yep, It’s all due to exfoliating! It works, it really works! 🙂

  • bitchybitchybitchy

    More coat porn-I love this one and covet it-and if Bradley came with it, so much the better-I’m feeling cougarish at the moment.

  • quiltrx

    Coat porn! But…Boy, This is NOT Your Coat. It just doesn’t ring true on him. It’s like he’s trying on something at the Vincent Price museum. He doesn’t have the moxie to pull it off.
    And honey, you remove the sleeve tag! (Don’t feel bad, I always manage to leave the ‘holding’ thread in a kick pleat.)

  • MannahattaMamma

    it’s sad – he’s getting more and more plastic looking in each public appearance — here he looks a bit like someone popped Zac Efron’s head onto a man body. Coat, on its own, gorgeous. Give that coat a starring role.

  • It’s irrational, but every time I see him the phrase “douche canoe” comes to mind – this picture cements it. And I don’t even use that phrase in real life. All through American Hustle my brain was shouting “douche canoe with a perm!” Sorry, Bradley. I’m sure you are a perfectly decent human being.

  • Southern Peach

    Button nipples.

  • formerlyAnon

    The label on the sleeve is grounds for a severe, SEVERE reprimand for whomever prepped his clothing.

    I won’t make assertions about his state of . . . medication based on his appearance (I looked stoned in every photo taken of me for about 2 years in mid adolescence, a period during which I touched neither drink nor drugs), but I will allow that if he had that coat on for more than 10 hurried minutes and didn’t notice that label, I might be convinced.

    Agree with all the “lovely coat, but not your coat, and also: doesn’t really fit” comments

  • demidaemon

    Why can’t anyone button all their buttons properly!? *foams at mouth*

  • pdquick

    The shoes appear to be bespoke. So why couldn’t someone hem the pants (or as already been mentioned, cut the label off the coat).

  • gefeylich

    He just tries too hard all the time, and usually misses the mark. He’s also a little too…chunky to pull this off.

  • Daktari100

    Uh uh, no.

  • Clash D

    Sleeve tag…I want to reach into the internet and rip that damn thing off. Gawd it triggers my OCD.

  • he’s a cute guy and that’s a gorgeous coat, but the twain should never meet. american bluff? the model is a scream! own your own living ken doll.