Men's style bible GQ announced its 2014 men of the year Tuesday, a list that includes Eddie Redmayne (dubbed one of the year's "breakout" stars), Chris Pratt (taking "super hero" honors), Steve Carell ("villain") and comedian Dave Chapelle in the "comeback" category. The annual MOTY issue, which includes multiple covers, is on newstands. [GQ]
Will one-piece jumpsuits for men ever get any real traction in the fashion world? Fans of "Top Gun," footie pajamas and the suitsy can only hope. In the meantime we can always look to the range of custom jumpsuits created for rapper/actor/fashion plate Andre 3000's 2014 festival tour with Big Boi. And, according to XXL magazine, 47 of those message-emblazoned outfits (phrases -- such as "I don't know what else to say" -- appear across the chest) will be on display during Miami Art Basel in an exhibition organized by the Savannah College of Art and Design and the SCAD Museum. [XXL Magazine]
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, longtime Fred Segal center retailer Ron Robinson has opened his first stand-alone store in Santa Monica. Fashion industry trade paper WWD reports the store, at 1327 5th St., boasts 5,500 square feet of interior space, includes an 800-square-foot outdoor courtyard and is "one-and-a-half blocks north of his recently shuttered emporium at the 500 Broadway Fred Segal Santa Monica building." (We'll share more details about the new space once we've had a chance to check it out firsthand.) [WWD, subscription required.]
In other store-opening news, L.A.-based luxe cashmere label the Elder Statesman has opened its first stand-alone retail boutique in a converted Huntley Drive bungalow in West Hollywood. It boasts 1,600 square feet of retail space inside and a 1,600-square-foot party-worthy patio outside. [All the Rage]
Los Angeles Times fashion critic Booth Moore contributed to this report.