Mr Douglas Booth

Fast Facts

  • Suit: Burberry Prorsum
  • Jacket: Fitted blazer
  • Shirt: Louis Vuitton
  • Trousers: Jeans
  • Jeans: Diesel, skinny
  • Shoes: Reebok high tops
  • Bag: Mulberry Tristan

Biography

An actor who came to prominence when he played Boy George in the critically acclaimed BBC drama Worried About the Boy, Mr Booth has appeared in a BBC production about Christopher Isherwood, Christopher and His Kind, and is set to appear in Geography of the Hapless Hearts, a feature film told in five parts. His recent role as Pip in the BBC One Drama Great Expectations received widespread critical acclaim. He has modelled for Burberry and came second in GQ's 2011 'Most Stylish Men in Britain'. He is currently working with Mr Darren Aronofsky on his upcoming project Noah, starring opposite Mr Russell Crowe. www.curtisbrown.co.uk twitter.com/Douglas_J_Booth

Recent Work

  • In the BBC's film about Christopher Isherwood, 'Christopher And His Kind' In the BBC's film about Christopher Isherwood, 'Christopher And His Kind'
  • As Boy George in the critically acclaimed drama 'Worried About The Boy' As Boy George in the critically acclaimed drama 'Worried About The Boy'
  • As Pip in BBC One drama 'Great Expectations' As Pip in BBC One drama 'Great Expectations'

Mr Booth's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, 13-15 West Street. The lamb cutlets are divine, and they have the best mashed potatoes in the world.”

BEST BAR

“I like to start my night with a cocktail on the Roof of Shoreditch House, then on to Bungalow8 to dance the night away.”

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VACATION CHOICE

“I like active holidays, somewhere warm with plenty of watersports. It should also have breathtaking views to take in while kicking back and enjoying a cocktail. I’m also an avid skier.”

TOP CITY

“I love exploring and spending time in other cities, but for me nowhere beats London for its complete variety of culture, history, fashion, food, theatre and beautiful architecture. I could never get bored there.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

“In London the Covent Garden Hotel , The Soho Hotel and Haymarket Hotel really do it for me. In LA I love the The Beverly Hills Hotel.”

TYPE OF BAG

“My black Mulberry Tristan.”

FAVOURED BRAND

Burberry Prorsum . Burberry and Christopher Bailey create clothes that epitomise the best of British fashion. They manage to maintain a classic heritage and beauty while creating modern collections that you want to wear everyday.”

ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“My staple American Apparel T-shirts and hoodies. They are comfy, simple and perfect for everyday casual wear. But I also couldn't do without my Burberry London trenches.”

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Audrey Hepburn.”

STYLE ICON

“Tom Ford and James Dean. Very different styles but equally cool.”

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STYLE TIP

“For a formal suit or jacket the cut has to be perfect. I always like mine very fitted.”

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BEST SHIRT BRAND

“Louis Vuitton cuts a great shirt.”

FAVOURITE SUIT

Burberry Prorsum . But I’d like to try out a Tom Ford one day.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“I live in my jeans.”

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JEANS BRAND

“I always buy the same pair of Diesel skinny jeans, and I love my black Burberry Brit Shoreditch jeans.”

UNDERWEAR CHOICE

“I find Calvin Klein Underwear boxer briefs and trunks the comfiest.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“I go for a very fitted well-cut blazer/suit jacket.”

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SHOE MAKER

“I love my beat-up military-style boots (currently a Burberry leather pair), formal leather slim fitting brogues and I can’t do without my Reebok and Puma High Tops.”

FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“My Shu Uemura hair product and the Kiehl’s skincare range.”

DREAM CAR

“The Audi R8 is beautiful. A supercar you can use every day.”

WATCH BRAND

“At the moment I'm wearing a Tag Heuer. I find that it adds legitimacy to your wrist.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“My newest gadget is the oh-so-beautifully crafted Vertu Constellation Quest. However I couldn’t do without my Apple gadgets - my iPad, iPod and iMac. The iPad has changed the way I read scripts, I can now carry all of them in one bag.”

BEST BOOK

“I’m a sucker for Harry Potter, but I also love 1984.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

“I can’t stop listening to the Blood, Sweat and Beers EP by Caliana and I’m counting down the days till the full debut album is released.”

Brands Favoured by Mr Booth