Actor Jacob Elordi pulled off a formidable feat earlier this week: He turned the middle intersection of a star menswear Venn diagram.
It began on Tuesday, whereas Elordi was out and about in Los Angeles. He sported a light army-green crewneck sweatshirt, a Celine beanie, a pair of grey athletic shorts, white slip-on sneakers, and a conspicuous mustache—all whereas balancing a small iced matcha latte and a small sizzling espresso in a single hand, plus a black Bottega Veneta Andiamo bag within the criminal of his arm. And whereas that’s type of notable in itself, the true accomplishment right here is that Elordi and his extremely easy outfit managed to go viral on the web. (Athleisure plus luxe purse? Sort of a Princess Diana transfer.)
Elordi then ran the outfit again the following day, swapping out the beanie for a backwards cap and the slip-ons for a pair of inexperienced Adidas x Gucci Gazelle sneakers. In the meantime, actor Austin Butler wore the identical pair of inexperienced Gucci Gazelles whereas out and about in LA earlier this week, when he was noticed strolling his canine along with his girlfriend, mannequin Kaia Gerber, who beforehand dated Elordi.
(One other coincidence: Butler simply wrapped an intensive 4 years of filming-slash-promoting his portrayal of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, and Elordi is at present portraying Elvis Presley in Sofia Coppola’s upcoming King-adjacent biopic Priscilla. Phew!)
However the important thing to Elordi’s spectacular maneuver right here was the Bottega Andiamo bag—and never solely as a result of the sight of an expensive purse hanging on Elordi’s famously six-foot-five body delighted the denizens of the web. Elordi, who’s additionally identified for lugging round a bottomless Shakespeare and Firm tote, appears to actually love this bag; he even introduced it to sit courtside at a Lakers sport with Banshees of Inisherin actor Barry Keoghan just a few weeks in the past. Although the Euphoria actor is traditionally a reasonably informal dresser, he’s lengthy had a factor for low-key luxurious luggage. He wore a crossbody model of the Fendi Baguette—certainly, Carrie Bradshaw’s favourite purse—to catch a efficiency of the Broadway musical Expensive Evan Hansen along with his ex-girlfriend Zendaya method again in early 2020.
However there’s extra: Elordi’s Andiamo, which options the home’s signature “intrecciato” leather-based braiding, is a smaller model of the Andiamo that rapper RM, of the Ok-pop megaband BTS, carries in a brand new Bottega marketing campaign saying him because the model’s newest movie star face. (This can be a transfer that Vogue’s Irene Kim predicted a month in the past, when RM attended the Bottega present throughout Milan Vogue Week in February. Equally, Elordi went to a Bottega present again in 2022, the place he carried the model’s standard padded Cassette bag.) RM was additionally noticed carrying his personal Andiamo bag, as a part of a head-to-toe Bottega outfit, on the Incheon Worldwide Airport in South Korea a month in the past.
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