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How to Get This Year’s Ultimate Emmys Power Look in Real Life

Fall TrendsHow to Get This Year's Ultimate Emmys Power Look in Real Life

Embrace the power blazer

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Famous men tend to look the same, more or less, at big-time formal functions like awards show. And a last night's Emmy awards, plenty of guys made sure their take on the trusted tuxedo was worthy of praise. And while there's certainly a template of what is appropriate to wear, we found that guys comfortably found ways to make the formalwear staple their own.

However a few brave men made a power move worthy of calling out, embracing the bold jacket as a way of drawing attention—the good kind—their way. Terrence Howard, in Isaia, wore a black-and-white checkered, shawl collar jacket stood out in a sea of black. Celebrity stylist Brad Goreski took his cue from Mark Ronson, maybe, and embraced velvet, a trend that's already gaining some serious traction in these parts. Again, because it was just the jacket, the royal purple velvet wasn't costume-y or tacky, but added just enough swagger to a red carpet formula we've seen ad nauseam at events such as this.

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And then there was this legend, Caleb McLaughlin (center), who played Lucas Sinclair on Netflix's Stranger Things. Already making some serious sartorial moves, the young actor wore an embroidered floral-print jacket and killed it. We're expecting big things from this kid, both professionally and style-wise. Keep an eye out on him.

Want to get the look for an upcoming fancy wedding, holiday party season (it's almost here), or just be your own conversation-starter at the bar? Here are four options you can't go wrong with:

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Isaia Sanita Smoking Jacket, $3,350, isaia.it

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Gucci Monaco Tropical Jacquard Jacket, $2,690, gucci.com

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Brioni Plaid Blazer, #3,655.82, farfetch.com

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Brooks Brothers Fitzgerald Fit Velvet Blackwatch Tuxedo Jacket, $898, brooksbrothers.com

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