MR PORTERLAUNCHES KINGSMAN COLLECTION INSPIRED BY PARAMOUNT PICTURES’ ROCKETMAN

(GLOBAL)20MAY 2019 – MR PORTER, the award-winning online destination for men’s style, and acclaimed filmmaker Mr. Matthew Vaughn, are pleased to announce anew ‘costume to collection’ collaboration from luxury menswear label, Kingsman.Titled‘Rocketman by Kingsman’, the line hasbeen developed with inspirationfrom the forthcoming musical fantasy film, Rocketman,in theaters this May.

The film, slated for a late-May release from Paramount Pictures, Marv Films and Rocket Pictures, stars actors Mr.Taron Egerton,Mr.Richard Madden, Ms.Bryce Dallas Howard, Mr.Jamie Bell and Mr.Tate Donovan. Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy following the uncensored story of Sir Elton John’s life,from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music, to a global superstar. The film is directed by Mr.Dexter Fletcher (Eddie the Eagle) and produced by Mr. Vaughn (Layer Cake, Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class,Kingsman: The Secret Service,Kingsman: The Golden Circle) and Mr. David Furnish (Gnomeo and Juliet, Sherlock Gnomes).

Rocketman by Kingsman–The 16-piececollection sits under MR PORTER’s in-house tailoring line Kingsman and follows a similar‘costume to collection’model as MR PORTER’s previous two capsule collaborations with Mr. Vaughn’s films, Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The collection is inspired by the wardrobe of character John Reid, played by Mr.Richard Madden. It features two original Kingsman suits and a tuxedo jacket;three shirts, sixties and a pocket squarebyKingsman + Turnbull & Asser; and a pair of bootsfromKingsman + George Cleverley.

The ‘Rocketman by Kingsman’collection will be available exclusively on MR PORTERherefrom 29 Mayonwards,and will be featured in a special story in The Journal on 30 May.

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