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Ray Donovan’s Style

I’m a huge fan of Ray Donavan and also a huge fan of Liev’s style in the title role. The wardrobe is so well-chosen, looks so good and is totally character-appropriate. I just stumbled upon this great piece in Indiewire by Sundi Rose-Holt about the style behind TV’s best-dressed male characters (“TV’s Most Dapper Gentlemen: Costume Designers Reveal the Secrets of Suits”).

I love the description of Ray’s style:

Since Ray is a Hollywood fixer, his wardrobe has to be well constructed enough to be taken seriously, but not loud enough to draw attention. This manifests itself in lots of black-on-black, “beautiful pieces that will open doors, and classic masculine silhouettes.” [Christopher] Lawrence (costume designer) likened him to a “shark navigating the waters of Los Angeles, sleek and stealth.”

Perfect.

5 Comments

  1. Tom Montanez Reply

    I just listend to your March 30 and May 8 podcast and wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed them. Hang in there I know things will get better.

  2. What brand are the dark denim jeans he is wearing in the above picture?

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