This year’s awards season is unlike any other in years past, with celebrities tuning in remotely and the traditional red carpet taking on a new form due to the pandemic. Despite the disruption and virtual format, the last two months of awards shows have produced a surprisingly wide range of high-fashion moments, especially among the male celebrities.
Unlike in previous years when many male nominees stuck to the traditional tuxedo, this season has seen several men go bolder with their looks, choosing bright colors, modern fits and more couture-inspired design elements for the virtual awards shows.
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