Ah, the 2022 Venice Film Festival: we laughed, we cried, we did or did not bear witness to glamorized workplace hostility. This year’s seaside cinema summit closes on Saturday—but before the jury hands out the Golden Lions, we wanted to take a look back on the menswear from the last 10 or so days, which have been a doozy for a whole bevy of reasons. The directors entered their swag era, while Timothée Chalamet reinvigorated an oft-forgotten erogenous zone (one’s bare spine) and remained a post-swag swashbuckler. The stars kept up appearances, while we were worrying, darling (although not about suits). After all, outfits are kind of like movies: some are great; others, less so.
That said, here’s one last montage before the credits roll: