Billboard Music Awards 2021: Leslie Odom Jr. in Prada

Posted on May 24, 2021

One of the best things to come out of the weird pandemic awards season of 2020/21 was Leslie Odom, Jr’s debut as a major red carpet presence doing his best to change the conversation about menswear. We’re happy to see he’s maintaining the work even after the spotlight of the Oscars has faded.

 

 

This isn’t nearly as groundbreaking as some of his other ensembles, but it’s right in line with his most favored preferences: bold color, interesting weights and textures, and a turtleneck, whether the outfit calls for it or not. He looks like he’s using every ounce of will not to sweat in this getup, but it had to have been just a weensy bit uncomfortable. We salute his commitment to beauty. Fashion is pain, darlings.

 

 

 

Style Credits:
Prada Yellow Three Button Corduroy Coat, Wool Long John, Black Worsted Wool Polo Shirt and a Sky Colored Mohair Turtleneck from the Fall 2021 Collection
Prada Black Brushed Leather Loafers from the Fall 2021 Collection

Styled by Avo Yermagyan

 

[Photo Credit: Todd Williamson/NBC, Emma McIntyre/NBC, Courtesy of Prada]

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