Photos: November 04 – Arriving to the Gucci Party

Photos: November 04 – Arriving to the Gucci Party

Added new candids photos of Alexander Skarsgard arriving to the Gucci Party on November 04.

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Photos: October 29 – Out in Los Angeles

Photos: October 29 – Out in Los Angeles

Added new candids photos of Alexander Skarsgard out in Los Angeles on October 29.

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Candids Album > Candids from 2023 > October 29 – Out in Los Angeles

Photos: Fendi Men’s SS24 Fashion Show

Photos: Fendi Men’s SS24 Fashion Show

Added new photos of Alexander Skarsgard attending the Fendi Men’s SS24 Fashion Show at Fendi Factory on June 15, 2023 in Florence, Italy.

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Public Appearances > Appearances from 2023 > June 15 – Fendi Men’s SS24 Fashion Show

Photos: June 10 – Out in New York City

Photos: June 10 – Out in New York City

Added new candids photos of Alexander Skarsgard out in New York City on June 10.

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Photos: 2023 Tribeca Festival

Photos: 2023 Tribeca Festival

Added new photos of Alexander Skarsgard during the 2023 Tribeca Festival.

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Public Appearances > Appearances from 2023 > June 10 – 2023 Tribeca Festival – “Eric LaRue”
Studio Photoshoots > Photoshoots from 2023 > Set #007

Photos: CAA New York Party

Photos: CAA New York Party

Added new photos of Alexander Skarsgard attending the CAA New York Party at Maxwell Social (Tribeca) on June 09, 2023 in New York City.

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“I Need a Dozen Oysters and Then I’m Ready to Roll”: Alexander Skarsgård on the Met Gala 2023 and Succession’s “Cas-Cock” Style

“I Need a Dozen Oysters and Then I’m Ready to Roll”: Alexander Skarsgård on the Met Gala 2023 and Succession’s “Cas-Cock” Style

While getting ready for the Met Gala 2023, the actor revealed his Thom Browne look, complete with cashmere vest, and how Matsson ended up walking barefoot on a tarmac in the latest episode.

All Alexander Skarsgård needs to get ready for the biggest high-fashion event of the year is a raw bar and a heap of cashmere. “I’m having oysters,” he told Vanity Fair shortly before he attended the Met Gala 2023 to celebrate the opening of the Costume Institute’s new exhibit, “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.” “That’s my process, that’s the only thing I need. I need a dozen oysters and then I’m ready to roll, ready to rumble.” He also, of course, needed the outfit: a black tuxedo that he described as “very classic Thom Browne.”

“It’s quite tight, quite short, and nice big leather boots and then a cashmere white vest that I’m very fond of,” he said. “I love it very much. It’s very beautiful.” Skarsgård wears “pretty much the same clothes every day, and it’s not very creative or exciting,” by his own account, so you may not think he’d be terribly enthused to get all done up for the gala. You’d be wrong. “It’s important to feel that you’re excited about what you’re wearing and that you feel comfortable in it and that you feel like more than a mannequin, that you’ve been part of choosing the whole look,” he said, calling it “a nice juxtaposition” to his day-to-day looks. “I’m not wearing white gloves, but maybe I should,” he added with a laugh.

He’s similarly involved and passionate about what he wears onscreen in Succession, where the wealth is more stealth (no ludicrously capacious bags here) and he plays businessman Lukas Matsson, who is sometimes a foe to the Roy family, sometimes a friend, and always very enigmatic and Swedish. While he couldn’t reveal upcoming plot points, like what the fallout from Matsson’s Holocaust joke tweet from Sunday’s episode might look like, Skarsgård could and did discuss how Matsson ended up walking barefoot across the tarmac in the most recent episode. In short, Skarsgård can’t be blamed for falling for a luxuriously textured carpet. Who wouldn’t lose the shoes, really.

“It wasn’t really planned,” he said. “I often wear slides when I show up to set and when we rehearse and I was wearing slides and the private jet we were shooting in a very, very comfortable carpet. So I took my slides off and was walking around barefoot. And then I thought that that could be quite fun if Matsson—because it makes sense that he takes his shoes off on the plane, but that he doesn’t bother putting his shoes or anything on when he walks over to [Shiv’s] [Sarah Snook] plane. There was something about the geography and the way the planes stood. There were parked like 50 yards from each other and they’re gonna do a wide shot of Matsson walking and I thought it’d be visually quite interesting maybe if he just casually walked out without shoes on.”

Throughout his run on the show, Skarsgård has sometimes worn his own items as Matsson, like the super-casual ensemble he wore when Logan (Brian Cox) and Roman (Kieran Culkin) ditched the family’s pre-wedding festivities and scrambled to his house in Lake Como, where he surprised them by suggesting that GoJo acquire Royco, instead of the other way around.

“When I came to base camp that morning, I was wearing just slides and a pair of kind of very casual pants and a gray T-shirt like a super-worn, like $50 T-shirt, if that—it might have been like a $20 T-shirt, but it definitely wasn’t like a fancy brand,” Skarsgård said. He talked to costume designer Jonathan Schwartz about his idea to wear his own duds. “The Roys are always so immaculately tailored, dresses, tuxedos, or suits, all the knitted sweaters—everything’s like incredibly expensive and it looks expensive and just radiates money. I thought it’d be a nice power move in a way if Matsson is the kind of diametrically opposed to that, super casual.”

“The theme for his wardrobe was kind of casual peacocking, so the term will be cas-cock,” he said. “Lukas Matsson is very cas-cock.” Whether Matsson manages to get canceled over his now deleted tweet, or the Roy siblings throw the deal through backstage machinations and stock manipulation, we’re guaranteed to see more horn-locking and puzzlingly fashionable shenanigans from Matsson. “I’ve been dreaming with Matsson as a contrast to the Roys, visually the contrast, and in that it’s very, it’s a combination of very casual, but also, you’ll see in some later episodes, it’s quite a lot of peacocking as well,” Skarsgård said. “When you first see him, it might look like it’s like laundry day and he wears sweatpants, but then when you look closer, it’s actually like he’s wearing some ugly Crocs, but they are designer, limited-edition from Japan, $20,000 Crocs, and his worn, old T-shirt is actually made of hair of infant babies, humans. The most weird, eclectic stuff.”

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Studio Photoshoots > Photoshoots from 2023 > Set #006

Photos: The 2023 Met Gala Celebrating “Karl Lagerfeld – A Line Of Beauty”

Photos: The 2023 Met Gala Celebrating “Karl Lagerfeld – A Line Of Beauty”

Added new photos of Alexander Skarsgard attending the 2023 Met Gala Celebrating “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line Of Beauty” at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 01, 2023 in New York City.

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Public Appearances > Appearances from 2023 > May 01 – The 2023 Met Gala Celebrating Karl Lagerfeld – A Line Of Beauty

Photos: May 01 – Out in New York City

Photos: May 01 – Out in New York City

Added new candids photos of Alexander Skarsgard out in New York City on May 01.

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Photos: “Succession” 4×05 Kill List Screen Captures

Photos: “Succession” 4×05 Kill List Screen Captures

The gallery has been updated with HQ screencaptures of Alexander Skarsgard in the 5th episode of “Sucession” called “Kill List”. Take a look and enjoy!

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Television Shows > Succession (2021) > Season 4 (2023) > 4×05 Kill List

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