Lest he get shafted by the fashionistas, Samuel L. Jackson (with DeanZignwearing wife LaTanya) opted for a knee-length, brocade-patterned Armani tux. “It’s so I didn’t look like everyone else,” he said.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way to look spiffy. So Ali nominee Smith wore a lengthy Oswald Boateng outfit. Since the Best Actor nod, he said, “people call me Mr. Smith.”
Russell Crowe made a beautiful find with his western-style wool-crepe Armani tux (girlfriend Danielle Spencer, a fellow Aussie and actor, wore a taffeta Armani).