Los Angeles, Mar 8: Actor Robert Pattinson has landed a new career as a fashion designer. The ” star, 29, who has been very selective with movie projects in recent years, said his slow-paced acting career is partly due to the fact his professional interests have broadened, reported Elle magazine.
“I’ve started making clothes. For the last two years, I’ve been visiting producers and craftsmen. There’s already quite a few pieces. I love doing it,” he said. (Also Read: Robert Pattinson named children’s charity ambassador)
Before becoming a famous actor, he was a professional model, so being dressed in the latest styles has always been important to him and his exposure to couture clothing inspires the pieces he designs on his own. “My style is influenced by the cities I go to, sourcing fabrics and local skills.
In Los Angeles it’s really easy to work with denim and do workwear inspired clothes. In England I look more towards wool and knitwear. “What I do is pretty multifaceted, clothes for men and for women, things that I make with friends… But I’m not going into too much detail, I don’t want to jinx anything…”