Samuel L. Jackson Wants to Wear Brocade, Beaded ThingsWe can’t believe we’re about to say this about an actor, but perhaps Samuel L. Jackson should have been born a fashion designer. Apparently he’s been mouthing off to the Armani people for years about how they should do their thing.
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Samuel L. Jackson at a Motherfugging Y-3 ShowThematically, the Y-3 show was all about the downpour: Fake thunder rolled, minions turned a hose on the runway to create puddles, and simulated rain poured outside and down the walls of the artsy Chelsea space. Unfortunately, this cleansing drizzle didn’t reach the ratty head of actor Vincent Gallo, who sat front row in his personal grease puddle. At first Gallo just stared menacingly into middle distance, scratching his matted beard, seemingly in the midst of plotting the best way to rip off someone’s extremities with his teeth. But then Gallo turned cheerful, and we soon saw why: A wee Lord & Taylor bag — clearly swag from another show — dangled from his claws. Obviously, the sweet fumes of a department-store gift card were lifting his dour mood. We’re sure he was positively dizzy with the prospect of going necktie shopping.
Samuel L. Jackson: Always in FashionWe didn’t manage to ask Samuel L. Jackson for style tips, but the actor — and, as it turns out, musician — did tip us off to his method for sneaking backstage at concerts.