While The Weeknd has been sticking to his signature crimson swimsuit recently — the look speaks to the theme of his complete After Hours album — he tapped designer Patrick Henry of Richfresh to create his Super Bowl LV halftime ensemble. Fresh spoke to WWD forward of the present, explaining that he had initially related with Abel Makkonen to create a swimsuit to put on to his godson’s christening. Clearly, The Weeknd beloved the match of that design, as a result of he approached Fresh once more. This look was impressed by movies like Casino and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and it comes outfitted with mom of pearl buttons and sparkles, which you seemingly caught a glimpse of as he strutted throughout stage.
“I wanted to keep it really clean. Everything is made in such a way that he looks very together when he’s standing still, but he can still move around because Abel likes to move,” Fresh mentioned, occurring to clarify to WWD that what makes The Weeknd’s efficiency swimsuit completely different than halftime costumes worn earlier than him is that it is a high-quality design. “This isn’t something we whipped up. It’s something that’s been planned and formulated for a while. I gave him a product that I would make for him if he was going to an awards show.” Ahead, see The Weeknd’s particular crimson swimsuit glisten from all angles, styled with black trousers, a slick black tie, and black-and-white loafers. Then, rewatch his complete set.