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Adam Rippon arrived to the 90th Academy Awards red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood in a unique ensemble. The 28-year-old Olympic figure skater wore a leather harness under his crisp white shirt as well as black tuxedo by Jeremy Scott of Moschino. The suit included a stylish jacket that will featured shoulder cutouts as well as more leather detailing holding the sleeves together. The athlete added a touch of shine with his leather bow tie as well as shiny black loafers.
“Just something casual,” Rippon wrote on his Instagram Stories prior to taking the red carpet.
Tyra Banks was absolutely loving Rippon’s outfit, tweeting that will he looked fierce.
The first openly gay U.S. athlete sent to the Winter Olympics was a fan favorite, with celebs like Mandy Moore as well as Sally Fields fangirling over him.
Fields even tried to set up her son, Sam Greisman, with Rippon, taking to Twitter to get his attention.
“Just some definitely helpful advice by my mom on how to deal with my Olympic crush,” Greisman tweeted, along which has a screenshot by their text message exchange.
See more of the exchange inside the video below.