Slouching Towards Bethlehem was the title of Joan Didion’s seminal essay collection dissecting the late 60s counterculture of California. Here’s Jamie Bell, slouching towards Silver Lake, summing up late-2010s Los Angeles brunch goals in one expert collection of loungewear.
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#1,132 JAMIE BELL’S CALI COOL
By Matt Glazebrook, 4 April 2017
Look at him here, grabbing Sunday morning coffee with best girl Kate Mara, showing off a comfy combo that perfectly straddles the line between ‘trying’ and 'not looking like you're trying’. The basic components – joggers, hoodie, bedhead-hiding beanie – are straight from the sofa-only section of Jamie’s wardrobe. But with careful attention to tone and texture, the actor has elevated them into something more than suitable for public consumption.
A ribbed, hooded, navy cardigan contrasts nicely with washed-blue jersey joggers, while a khaki woolly hat brings subtle colour up top. Minimalist, all-black trainers add a smart edge while sunglasses provide a final Hollywood touch. We’ll have what he’s having.