Rumour has it that his stylists are constantly checking, measuring and updating his fluctuating (read: flexing) measurements. The semi-retired professional wrestler tends to gain or lose a couple of inches and pounds as per a role’s requirements.
Currently, shuttling between playing Spencer Strasmore, a retired NFL player in Ballers and shooting a sequel to Jumanji (2017), titled Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Dwayne Johnson is also busy bringing velvet blazers – a look we first loved on him in 2016 at the Golden Globe ceremony – in limelight.
The 46-year-old actor recently bagged a spot in Time Magazine‘s 100 Most Influential People list. To commemorate the occasion, The Rock stepped on the red carpet in a brown velvet suit, paired with a nude turtleneck and matching brown loafers.
While turtlenecks are a Johnson classic (yes, we are referring to his iconic black turtleneck and fanny pack look from the ‘90s), velvet is a fairly new addition to this closet. But with the resurgence of the fabric in fashion circles, we are sure we’ll be seeing a lot more of the sumptuous fabric on the runway.
Closer to home, in 2017, Ranbir Kapoor was spotted going about his life in a maroon velvet ensemble that deserves its own mood board! If you’re not sure on how to pair your velvets, the easiest option is to go get a velvet suit. You can also add a dash of drama to your basic white tee and blue jeans combination with a velvet bomber. For a slightly formal vibe, pair your chinos with a velvet flannel jacket.