Rip off that lace thing he’d be entirely within the norms of what his generation wear as formal wear. And he’s be very dressed conservatively for the event. He’s not the first or last to wear a ridiculous accessory to an event where women go near naked.Speaking as a gay man, which I do cos I are, that's the fashion choice of someone who's telling the world, "Yeah, I am a raging woofter with all the sartorial elegance of a pair of steel gates attached to balsa wood pillars, deal with it, fuckboys", and I can't decide whether or not to be alarmed, appalled, applauding, or projectile vomiting in a fashion that I've not done since I was doing a charity collection for the Skool at Parkhead Stadium in the Eighties, to the point that I was hoicked off to their treatment room to be dealt with by some lovely ladies from the Saint Andrews Ambulance.
Or he could be wearing that lot for a bet, a la Clarkson and his silk shirt that he wore in an episode of Proper!Top Gear a while back.
Not much to read there other than that he’s at the MET ball a day after having a crazy Dutchman land on his head.