Posts Tagged ‘robert downey jr’

Grooming, Heroes and Celebrities

Tropic Thunder facial hair special: because style doesn’t begin and end with your clothes

By Jonathan Smith on August 12th, 2008

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Clothes wise it was slim pickings at the premier of Tropic Thunder, the new Ben Stiller vehicle in which Robert Downey Jr. blacks up. What? Yeah I know, you thought you had seen the last of that when the Black and White Minstrels was cancelled for being incredibly racist but then BAM! RDJ blind sides you and its 40 years ago all over again. But seriously the only really mention worthy outfit was Justin Theroux who came dressed as a Blues Brother, so instead I’m going to take you through the facial hair highs and lows of the event, because style doesn’t just begin and end with your clothes.

Jump through to see some fine male plumage.

[Images: Rex Features]

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Entertainment, Heroes and Celebrities

US GQ- May 2008: Robert Downey Jr.

By Will Reid on April 16th, 2008

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Yesterday, I really enjoyed Jason’s piece on the right-wing tendencies of modern magazines but this obviously doesn’t apply in America- well that’s if the latest US GQ cover is anything to go by. The actor Robert Downey Jr. stars and this time it is not with props from his latest Iron Man movie (ah, Gwyneth) but in seemingly fetish-inspired stocking hats and stripes. Would you expect anything less from Terry Richardson?

“The jail time, the lousy movies… Those days are gone…in the best shape of his (very hard-lived) life, throwing back algae shakes, developing the armor of a superhero, and yes, conquering demons.”

More great stuff after the jump!

(Source Research, Source Image)

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