PATTINSON’S PASTIME: With all the chatter swirling around Robert Pattinson’s recent revelation in Paris-based magazine Numéro Homme that he’s taken to designing clothes, many are wondering if he’ll be scheduling a runway show at fashion week a la Kanye West. Not so fast.
It is understood that this is a hobby for the actor, who ascended to heartthrob status after his brooding but heroic turns in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” and the “Twilight” blockbuster franchise.
Instead, sources said his focus is being channeled into Dior Homme. He began collaborating with the French luxury brand and its creative director, Kris Van Assche, on fragrance ads, which premiered in June 2013. Dior Homme then anointed him as model for this coming fall’s fashion campaign, photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. Dior Homme also dresses him regularly for the red carpet.
Aside from the crisp tuxedos, Pattinson’s style is rather low-key. Often spotted out and about looking scruffy in T-shirts, jeans, sneakers and boxy jackets, he leaves the fashion experimentation to his main squeeze, singer FKA Twigs.