Golden Globes 2023 is the first Vibe test for men of the year
As an organization, the Golden Globes are many things, but as the first major awards show of the calendar year, it is a valuable, multi-purpose test: The watchdogs of the Hollywood industry uses it to predict how the rest of the awards season will go, and other watchdogs in the industry (like yours really) see this as a barometer. It’s helpful to gauge what the big office wear trends of the year might be—therefore, it can tell what non-celebs like us will be wearing in the coming months.
Interestingly, menswear was one of the highlights of the night—and if 2022 marks the record for new formal wear (the suit becomes sloppy, no shirt becomes a new shirtand people just in general throw outside the rule book), now, eleven days into the new year, it looks like we’ve already started running. There was even a notable capital fashion on the TV show as host Jerrod Carmichael, during a mid-show dress change, slip into a beaded Bode vestwith designer Emily Bode’s last name visible on the hem.
So we set out to check out the Golden Globes vibe of 2023 and picked out five trends to look out for this season:
Since the new rule is no rule, we saw a lot of interesting shapes on the rug last night, which creates plenty of room for fun storytelling. Dragon’s house actress Emma D’Arcy, who paired her bulky tuxedo coat with her thin pole dress finish pants, even come prepared with a story: “The vibe is like a child piano prodigy and maybe the recital doesn’t go well,” they told E!added, “There’s nothing more non-binary than wearing both skirts and trousers.”
Donald Glover turned chic as he stepped out for an after-party cigarette in silky YSL pajamas with an oversized tux jacket, while Abbott Elementary SchoolBest Supporting Actor winner Tyler James Williams wore a matador streetwear in a cropped, flowing Amiri outfit.