Given the 13 years (and counting) Norman Reedus has spent slaying zombies as Daryl Dixon on The Strolling Lifeless and his eponymous spinoff, you would possibly solely be capable to image the person in a torn-up tee coated in blood and guts. However in actual life, Reedus occurs to wash up very properly—as he did on Thursday evening whereas attending a black-tie gala on the New York Metropolis Ballet together with his spouse, Diane Kruger.
Reedus opted for a murdered-out black tie search for the event: black velvet swimsuit, black shirt, black bowtie, and a enjoyable little pair of black patent-leather tassel loafers. (Kruger contrasted his look in her diamond-embossed, ivory-toned Givenchy robe.) His tousled, shoulder-length hair and gold rectangular belt buckle eased up the ensemble significantly, which is a helpful reminder to those that discover themselves formalwear-averse. Nowadays, ceremonious night put on is skewing funkier than ever, and Reedus is in good firm with guys like Donald Glover who’ve formally decamped to the extra informal (although no much less compelling) realm of “artistic black tie.”
Carrying an all-black swimsuit is Reedus’s go-to transfer—he wore a equally monochromatic look to the Saint Laurent present throughout Paris Style Week final month. Hollywood motion guys like Reedus, Keanu Reeves, and Michael B. Jordan all favor imposingly darkish fits for a motive: They’re dressy and edgy, however nonetheless quite simple to tug off and magnificence appropriately.. It’s in all probability only a coincidence that Daryl all the time wore all black on The Strolling Lifeless, however then once more, Reedus apparently took dwelling his final-episode wardrobe when the OG collection wrapped filming.
“I walked out with my complete outfit. I simply, I didn’t change garments,” Reedus advised Folks about his final day on set. “I used to be hugging individuals and crying and saying goodbye to everyone that I simply ended up driving dwelling in my outfit. So I’ve all of it.” In the identical interview, Reedus additionally shared that he’d acquired “like, eight crossbows” over the course of filming. Wow!