On August 11, 2013 Darren Criss and Lucy Hale (of Pretty Little Liars fame) hosted the 2013 Teen Choice Awards live on FOX. Heartthrob host Darren stole the show with his award winning smile and charm.The poster boy for impeccable style and entertainment, Darren Criss has won the hearts of millions of ladies all across the nation. Gentlemen, we’re here to tell you why you should be paying attention to Darren as well.
He first got the attention of many for his role as Harry Potter in A Very Potter Musical (and its two sequels). Soon after he accepted his most famous role as Blaine Anderson on Glee. Blaine caught attention on the show as a part of the all male a cappella group The Warblers of the prestigious Dalton Academy. As a member of the private school elite, he was constantly seen in his uniform looking dapper. Darren continued his stylish streak into the dashing world of men’s formal wear during his Broadway debut, replacing Daniel Radcliffe as J. Pierrepont Finch in the revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
Dapper Darren is constantly seen strutting red carpets in well kept, attire. His ensemble choices are truly ones to mimic. His style is both an eclectic mix of effortless ease and serious structure. His tuxedos are polished and fitted, aligning the contour of his body. This allows him to show off his figure confidently while keeping up an air of the ever classic debonair gentleman. But Darren isn’t afraid to step out of the stereotypical black tie zone. He’s a fan of midnight blues and looks stunning in grey tuxedos. He enjoys playing up contrast and working with a colored tuxedo jacket. Darren Criss’ style, much like his personality is all about having tons of unexpected fun in a formal and fitted way.
Try out your own twist on Darren’s usual flair by donning a slim fit tuxedo. This will enhance your look immensely. A properly fitted tuxedo is a great way to bring your look and confidence together. A regular necktie is acceptable, but dare to be different like Darren. Don’t be afraid to rock a dashing bow tie. Have fun with your look but keep it properly fitted and well kept. Don’t rush when picking your attire for your next formal event. Take your time and channel Darren. You’ll be sure to come up with something both dashing and classy.