Thursday, 24 September 2020

#Throwback In Style: Billy Porter Serves Gorgeousness

50-year-Old Billy Porter, Known for his leading role in Ryan Murphy's TV masterpiece pose, Porter is also a Broadway legend, having won a Tony for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots, and also appearing in Dream Girls, Grease, Smokey Joe's CafĂ©, Five Guys Named Moe and Miss Saigon, Tiffany Haddish' Like a boss. Porter is definitely no stranger to breaking the rules of fashion.

1. 2020 Emmys

Porter rocked a white suit for the 2020 Emmys and yes, it was as fabulous as you'd imagine it to be. The custom look was designed by Ashi Studio and accessorised with Lorraine Schwartz jewellery, an Ala Crocetti ear cuff, Rick Owens shoes and Bally sunglasses.

2. Tommynow After Party At LFW

Porter for a shearling cream bomber jacket, striped turtleneck, black wide-brimmed hat, snake-print trousers and boots to the TOMMYNOW after party at member's club Annabel's during London Fashion Week.

3. Richard Quinn Show

He wore a Richard Quinn-inspired floral look to the Richard Quinn show on day three of London Fashion Week. The star was later seen at the Colgate #Poutfree x Richard Quinn after party wearing a pink and green floral-printed blazer with a black hat, sunglasses and black shiny trousers.

4. Fashion Changes Lives

The actor wore an all-grey school uniform-inspired look by Thom Browne to the Fashion Changes Lives event. The star styled the look with an oversize grey cape, navy blue cardigan, grey pleated skirt, grey and white lace-up brogues, white shirt and red tie.

5. Matty Bovan Show

The actor wore a black tulle skirt, white platform thigh-high boots and a monochrome printed blazer to the Matty Bovan fashion show at London Fashion Week February. The star styled the look with a white patent bag.

6. Vanity Fair Oscar Party

The Oscars performer wore a purple off-the-shoulder top with a cape to the star-studded party. The colour purple has longer been associated with royalty and power.
The outfit - created by Christian Siriano - featured feathers on the bust and was teamed with a pair of purple elbow-length gloves, a pair of lilac-coloured cigarette trousers, black heeled boots, a purple Sarah Sokol Millinery wide-brimmed hat and a ThesePinkLips handbag.

7. 2020 Golden Globes

Designed by Alex Vinash, Porter's white tuxedo (embellished with 4,000 Swarovski crystals) and removable six-foot, angel wing feather train stole all the attention at the Golden Globes. The outfit was accessorised with Jimmy Choo boots and $2 million worth of Tiffany & Co. jewellery, including a diamond necklace, dragonfly brooch and multiple rings.

8. 2019 At The Rockefeller Center

For a performance at the 87th Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony, the star wore a white and black coat by Helen Yarmark, trousers by Sharon Wauchob, a black fedora by Eshensel, black heeled boots by Jimmy Choo and jewellery by Oscar Heyman.

9. Victoria Beckham SS20 Show.

Walking into the Victoria Beckham SS20 show, Porter was spotted wearing head-to-toe Beckham, Gucci black shoes, sunglasses by The Smith Society, earrings by Alexis Bittar and rings by Mimi Prober. 

10. Christopher Kane Show

An appearance at Christopher Kane's SS20 show prompted Porter to opt for a Kane-designed pink coat, Sarah Sokol black hat, Eyevan sunglasses, Gucci black boots and Wing Weft gloves.

2019 Academy Awards

This was the moment Billy Porter 'won' the Oscars red carpet.

Wearing a black velvet Christian Siriano ballgown and matching tuxedo jacket, he described his outfit as 'political Art'.

Courtesy: Getty Images, Elle.

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