London-born actor John Boyega is in New York promoting his new film, Breakand while Boyega is no stranger to bold lipstick (he wore a cherry red suit for ESPYS last month), he took a more tonal approach this week. In fact, he created two monochrome looks in just one day. The dramatic color shift — from dark to light — is almost like a subtle nod to his time in Star Wars universe, defined by the battle between the light and dark sides of the force.
To start his day, Boyega went all black, simple and chic with baggy, oversized t-shirts and pants. The real star of the costume? Celine’s shiny black shoes. Stay minimal with the rest of your outfit to accentuate versatile shoes that are worthy of great style.
Later that day, Boyega completely changed his wardrobe and appeared in costume all white Because His appearance above The Daily Show. This time he’s a little more formal: a floral jacket paired with a plain white t-shirt and high-waisted trousers. (Don’t sleep on the power of a simple, great white t-shirt.) The only thing that hasn’t changed between the two outfits is the glittering key pendant around his neck.
Both of these looks stem from the wave of calm luxury in menswear. It’s about wearing classic pieces that focus more on fit and feel than anything too flashy — think simple yet beautiful pieces from The Row and Fear God. By Boyega Star Wars The depiction of the storm-driving soldier evolving into a skilled fighter has earned him a household name. But when it comes to his off-screen fashion, make no mistake: both the light and dark sides of the style force have a lot to offer them.