James Corden Didn't Want to Wear a Tux to Host the CFDA Fashion Awards
He did want to appear "appropriate and formal-looking," though, says his stylist, Michael Fisher.
Funnyman James Corden may have cleaned up nicely for his hosting duties at this year's CFDA Fashion Awards — where he was joined by Fashion Icon Award recipient Pharrell Williams, Kim Kardashian, Chrissy Teigen and Karlie Kloss, among others — but there was one awards-show-attire request he made: no tuxedo for him.
"James didn't want to wear a tux as the MC of the event but still wanted to be appropriate and formal-looking," stylist Michael Fisher tells Pret-a-Reporter, explaining that they worked with the CFDA and Tom Ford to figure out the perfect look, which ended up being the Tom Ford "Windsor" three-piece, peak-lapel suit. "[It] was the right amount of seriousness and fashion flair."
Fisher, who also styles Jonah Hill and Paul Rudd, completed Corden's evening ensemble with Chopard's L.U.C XP 39.50mm timepiece and rose-gold-with-onyx cuff links.
Following Ford's CFDA win as menswear designer of the year, the stylist exclaimed that it was "further proof that there's no one better to go to for menswear!"