In the February 2013 issue of Men’s Fitness, we cleared up a few rumors about Parker star Jason Statham. One tale that happens to be true: he knows what it takes to look good. Like every great action hero (or antihero, in this case), Jason Statham has a uniform of choice. Here’s some stuff the box-office badass likes to sport off-screen.
A Custom-Made Shirt
“A bespoke shirt is one of the true luxuries that you can acquire,” he says. “There’s nothing better than a fitted shirt. Once you’ve picked up your first one, you’ll never stop buying them—providing you can pay for it.” He’s a fan of the fact that you won’t see another man walking down the street wearing the exact same item. “They’re not exactly easy to steal, those things, are they?” adds Statham. “After all, they’re bespoke!”
A Nice Watch
Statham never been one for wearing jewelry. “I like a few vintage Rolexes and Panerais are good,” he says “I’m not into sports watches – I like chronometers. Patek Philippe is probably one of the finest brands [of watches] and I’m fortunate enough to have one of those, but sports watches are more of an everyday thing.“
A Tailored Suit
There are a plenty of talented tailors out there—and you should avail yourself of one. “Suits change a lot – the wide lapel thing, the fashion trends, the trousers change. But again, a fitted suit is just the ultimate,” says Statham. “I love getting dressed up in a suit because I don’t do it all the time.”
Statham thinks of a vehicle as the ultimate accessory. “I’ve always had sort of a passion for vintage cars. I never owned one, but I’ve always been an admirer from afar,” he says. “Obviously, being a Brit, I’ve got to go with the DB5 Aston Martin. That would obviously be my car of choice, given the chance to own something absolutely pristine from the vintage era.”