Sunday, 7 September 2014

Robert Downey Jr. in Dior Homme - 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr in Dior Homme Fall Winter 2014 floral embroidered pinstriped suit at 2014 Toronto International Film Festival
Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey / Source: Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America | Dior Homme Fall Winter 2014

Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan Downey attended HFPA and InStyle's 2014 TIFF celebration during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival at Windsor Arms Hotel on 6th September 2014 in Toronto, Canada. Robert Downey Jr. wore a black fine striped wool twill suit with all over floral embroidery from Dior Homme by Kris Van Assche Fall Winter 2014.

Robert Downey Jr. is one who normally doesn't conform to usual red carpets dressing, and I applaud him for that. Often pairing fashionable / trendy sneakers with sharply tailored suits, Robert Downey Jr. is a joy to watch. In this instance, I think he might have pushed the boat out a little too far. The suit is boldly embroidered with the Lily of the valley, thought to be Christian Dior's favourite flowers, which also form the basis of Kris Van Assche's Fall Winter 2014 collection for Dior Homme. I feel the suit needs to be a lot more fitted on Robert Downey Jr., and whilst sneakers are his thing those are really terrible shoes to go with the floral suit. 

I would suggest taking a leaf / flower out from Harry Brant's book, and pair the embroidered trousers with a sweater. The full on floral embroidered suit is just a little too much, even for Iron Man.

Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr in Dior Homme Fall Winter 2014 floral embroidered pinstriped suit at 2014 Toronto International Film Festival
Dior Homme Fall Winter 2014 by Willy Vanderperre


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