Never underestimate the power of the Chesterfield.
This snap comes from the New York premiere of Source Code, where Jeffrey Wright was sharing a joke with the director. On the face of it, he’s dressed down: some lightwash jeans, an oxford shirt and a tweed jacket, practically the uniform for a serious-minded theater actor. What sets him apart is the velvet occupying the upper part of his lapels, transforming the typical tweed into something a little more interesting. Think of it as the sartorial equivalent of “For Your Consideration…”