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Our Guide to Achieving Jacob Elordi's Effortlessly Cool Style

Where classic meets retro.
Published: May 31, 2024
Photo: Courtesy of Bottega Veneta

Australian actor Jacob Elordi has been captivating audiences for the past few years. Not only is he a Hollywood leading man—in acclaimed films like Saltburn (2023) and Priscilla (2023)—he can now call himself a fashion icon since being crowned the new brand ambassador for Bottega Veneta.

This 26-year-old star has quietly become a social media style icon. His impeccable sense of style is a perfect blend of fashion and function, drawing inspiration from the casual, laid-back coolness of his idol, Steve McQueen. Elordi's off-duty looks often feature classic silhouettes and wardrobe staples elevated by masterful accessorising—a signature formula for this well-groomed star.

Stylist powerhouses, sisters Wendi Ferreria and Nicole DeJulio, have frequently dressed Elordi in Bottega Veneta for various events. These include the premiere of his hit movie Priscilla at the Venice Film Festival, an appearance at the GQ Man of The Year party, and his debut on Saturday Night Live.

With a shared appreciation for timeless style, it's no wonder Elordi's recent appointment as a brand ambassador for the Italian maison feels like a perfect fit. Both Elordi and Bottega Veneta are masters of creating enduring looks—pure class.

Here, we've curated some of the most stylish items you can use to emulate the star's effortlessly cool yet classic sense of style.

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BOTTEGA BAGS

Photo: Courtesy of Bottega Veneta

No man accessorises as effortlessly as Elordi. If there is anything we know about his fashion sense, he loves a great bag. Known for having an exquisite bag collection, the star is regularly seen carrying variations of the Bottega Veneta Andiamo bag—even before his ambassadorship. The simple yet timeless accessory has the brand's iconic weave and spacious interior, which makes it great if you're always on the go.

Medium Andiamo in Black, $7,200, Bottega Veneta.

Medium Andiamo in Travertine, $7,200, Bottega Veneta.

Large Andiamo in Cognac, $12,000, Bottega Veneta.

COLOURFUL CARDIGANS

Comfort and practicality are hallmarks of Elordi's style. He elevates the classic white T-shirt and blue jeans combo with statement outerwear, often incorporating pops of color through his wardrobe staples. Cardigans, a versatile addition to any outfit, get a bold twist in his wardrobe.

Brushed V-neck Cardigan, $170, Stüssy via Farfetch.

V-neck Striped Mohair Cardigan, $1,149, Marni via Farfetch.

Suna Fujita Oversized Asymmetric Mohair-blend Cardigan, US$2,334 (about $3,156), Loewe via Net-a-Porter.

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TINTED SHADES

A master of understated cool, Elordi sticks to classic silhouettes but injects personality through his ever-changing collection of tinted sunglasses. He pulls them off with effortless confidence, as evidenced by his viral Venice Film Festival look. Take a page out of his style book and try a pair yourself!

Orion Aviator Sunglasses in Havana, $595, Jaques Marie Mage.

Rectangle-frame Glasses, $541, Gucci Eyewear via Farfetch.

Dax D-Frame Tortoishell Acetate Sunglasses, £246 (about $423), Tom Ford Eyewear via Mr Porter.

LOOSE BUTTON-UPS

A devotee of laid-back 70s vibes, Elordi elevates the classic button-up shirt by leaving it daringly unbuttoned at the neckline. He typically secures just the bottom few buttons, channeling a sense of effortless cool. Take a cue from his style book—these shirts are a versatile closet staple, easily transitioning from formal (buttoned up) to effortlessly chic (partially unbuttoned).

Cotton Poplin Shirt in Azure, $1,068, Valentino.

Fringed Long-sleeve Cotton Shirt, $313, Comme Des Garçons Shirt via Farfetch.

La Simon Shirt, $595, Jacquemus via Farfetch.

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TAILORED BLAZERS

The tailored blazer is a red carpet mainstay and Elordi's sartorial secret weapon. This timeless piece flatters most body types and offers endless versatility, making it the perfect finishing touch to any outfit. While Elordi's 6'5" frame allows him to rock a particularly broad-shouldered silhouette, a well-tailored blazer is an essential for everyone, regardless of physique.

Pinstripe Wool-blend Blazer, $603, Acne Studios via Mytheresa.

Oversized Tuxedo Jacket in Grain Poudre, $6,200, Saint Laurent.

Virgin Wool-Gabardine Suit Jacket, £2,240 (about $3,846), Bottega Veneta via Mr Porter.

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