Male Harness Madness

“You’re into fashion, what do you think of this?”

My friend screenshot a photo of this male harness on some rapper, juxtaposed with the photo of Michael B Jordan above. I googled it immediately, finding the internet in an ambivalent tizzy over this Louis Vuitton accessory. Personally I love it, but a statement piece must be worn carefully. Michael B Jordan didn’t wear it properly AT ALL.

First off there is entirely TOO much going on: between the harness, the lapels of the jacket, the color scheme of it all together (the white shirt, the floral print, the black AND navy jacket), is too busy! Although I believe it best not to wear this harness with a jacket, if it’s to be done Chadwick Boseman did that. The harmonious color scheme emphasizes the structural element of the outfit, light architectural, effortless, chic.

Timothée Chalamet, now he gets it perfecto! He wears it sans jacket, which is the proper way, if any. This is a statement piece, if you’re in a jacket, you have to be committed to keeping that layer on, no matter what. This gets awkward if overheated. He keeps it simple in black and lets the harness do it’s work as the focal point. He even gives it a little razzle dazzle with the glitter. Simply elegant. Definitely solidifying himself as a style icon. Who wore it best to you? Photo: Getty Images