Unique: Bretman Rock actually needs males to begin sporting clothes
For those who don't but know Bretman Rock, it's time to get acquainted. At simply 23 years previous the Filipino make-up fanatic, who shares his expertise on his social media channels, has amassed some 17 million followers on Instagram, along with 8.2m YouTube subscribers.
Not simply obsessive about the ability of Charlotte Tilbury's Magic Wand or Boy De Chanel's shine-reducing Gel Moisturiser, in latest weeks Rock has additionally confirmed his highfalutin model credentials. Certainly, his attendance at New York Trend Week noticed him don a classic Prada cut-out vest from 2001, archive Raf Simons slacks, Richard Quinn headpieces and Brandon Maxwell high-waisted trousers with matching platform boots.
Final evening, on the MTV Video Music Awards, Rock additional cemented his standing as probably the most fashion-forward male celebrities round. For the ceremony he wore the precise satin tiger-print Roberto Cavalli robe that Aaliyah wore to the 2000 awards, making him not solely the primary man to take action, but additionally the primary individual to ever be allowed to put on it for the reason that late celebrity.
“I'm an enormous fan of Aaliyah. It was a no brainer,” Rock defined solely to GQ from the backseat of his journey to the VMAs final evening. “That is the primary time the awards have fallen close to style week and I knew I’d be competing with all the women on the market with their seems to be. It wanted to be particular.”
However for Rock, who labored on securing the archival look along with his stylist Brian Meller, final evening's ceremony wasn't merely about sporting a gown, however moderately pushing the dialogue surrounding genderless style ahead. “That is my first time in a gown in public. Staying inside because of Covid-19 made me assume extra about my model. We will all go additional,” he defined. “I'm clearly into embracing my femininity, however I don't know why as a society we’re pretending to be blind to the truth that in historical past males had been at all times sporting wigs, make-up and kitty heels. When did we lose that? All males ought to really feel comfy exploring that female facet. I wished to point out that tonight.”
And though Rock is definitely proudly owning the gender-fluid look proper now (“To be trustworthy, I'm killing it,” he informed us. “Individuals have to attempt tougher”), he isn't the one man sporting clothes proper now. Lil Nas X slipped right into a Versace robe for the awards final evening and Child Cudi wore an Off-White ruffled quantity on SNL earlier this yr. And, after all, Harry Types wore a Gucci robe on the quilt of American Vogue's December 2020 difficulty.
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