Justin Bieber's Red Suit Was Inspired By ... Frank Sinatra?

12/19/2013 at 11:23 AM ET

Justin Bieber outfitRichard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Justin Bieber may have declared his retirement from music, but that doesn’t mean the Biebs will ever take a day off from bringing his own unique brand of style to the world. The star stepped out at the world premiere of Justin Bieber’s Believe in a red Balmain suit and white tasseled Del Toro smoking slippers — a look that his stylist tells PEOPLE was inspired by another singer that made ladies swoon: Frank Sinatra.

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“I was told he’d be introducing his new artists to the world on the red carpet, so I instantly thought ‘Rat Pack’ — Justin Bieber as Frank Sinatra of course,” says his stylist Ugo Mozie. And though Bieber initially had asked for a white suit with red accents, Mozie steered things in a different direction: “As I put his look together, the red just took over. Red is powerful, sexy and masculine.”

Powerful, sexy and masculine? Is our little Biebs growing up? “Absolutely. You don’t have to see him to know that,” Mozie said. “Justin is showing the world his evolution through his music, and I’m making sure he’s showing the world his evolution through his style.”

Are you excited for a new, more mature Bieber, or will you miss all this (and this and this and …)?

–Raha Lewis

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kathy on

He needs to quite acting like he’s african american

akmgr on

Frank Sinatra made the ladies swoon, Bieber makes tweens swoon. And I don’t anyone ever had to tell Sinatra to pull his pants up and stop acting like a thug. Finally, Sinatra could sing.

B. on

No, I am sorry, but there is no Rat Pack cool from that clown costume. Also, I may be wrong, but I don’t think I have ever seen a picture of Sinatra sagging his pants. Gawd, how I wish that trend will die. In my opinion, it doesn’t a man “powerful, sexy and masculine”.

jenn on

he looks like a clown…

Krystin Hoppel on

I like that he pulled his pants up! He looks very good in red.

Casual Observer on

I still don’t understand why guys want to look like they have 3-inch legs and a very long torso. What guy wants to look shorter?

donnatex on

Just wondering if he’s wearing pants that droop that low to overcompensate for what is lacking in another area.

Ava on

This little twit is NO Sinatra…

guest on

OMG I can’t stop laughing

Lisa on

The stylist Ugo Mozie obviously was NOT looking at pics of Frank Sinatra or the Rat Pack…he might have Googled those terms, but probably pulled up pics of rappers and gangsta wanna-bes.

Robin on

He looks like a fool.

Megan on

A tailored suit made to fit and looking classy is sexy. Open up GQ magazine. This just looks silly and isn’t really “style” as much as it is a cliche way to try and stand out.

KP on

his pants are absolutely awful. Why does he keep wearing these diaper looking pants? Alot of male entertainers are as well. They look awful and stupid. He looks like a clown…like Kanye West …well maybe not that bad, but it’s still a bad look.

Melissa Hyde on

Pfft…Frank Sinatra had more class in his little finger than the Biebs has in his whole body.

tarasmom on

The crotch near the knees look needs to end…STAT

Tina on

I still don’t see the connection between Bieber and. Frank Sinatra. (I didn’t want to mention Bieber in the same sentence as Frank Sinatra).

christa on

Frank Sinatra is turning in his grave. Beepers will never be a man like Frank.

Janice on

I like the look — just needs to pull his pants up. The color looks good on him. He is a great singer.

Janet B on

Funny on last night’s Barbara Walter’s show, she looked back to his interview from maybe 5 years ago. He said he planned to stay “grounded.” LMAO – He’s the farthest thing from grounded. This tweet needs to get real people around him who will actually tell him what’s what and not just be “yes” men.

Stephanie on

Looks like a little boy playing “dress-up.”

sares on

Absolutely ridiculous. Why anyone likes this moron is WAY beyond my realm of comprehension. Lol

Tommie on

He belongs to Fifty Cent and I guess that is who dresses him.

Rolyat on

Why would anyone even compare a clown to a legendary crooner?

Jess on

Um, Santa.

Jess on

More like his inspiration was Santa.

Jess on

Um, more like his inspiration was Santa.

Lisa on

Or Santa Claus.

Lisa on

@Kathy. You need to stop pretending to be human.

Connie` on

He needs a new stylist and a new attitude. He looks like a punk and I have to say if it walks like a punk, talks like a punk, and acts like a punk – it’s a PUNK! Red is masculine if it is in a tie but not a santa suit. Don’t like anything about this look or his style. As several have posted, Mr. Sinatra had the voice, the look, and the manners – not this dude.

Anonymous on

That is insulting to Frank Sinatra on a number of levels.

No2biebz on

He’s no Frank, not even close. Frank would laugh his ass off at that and tell him to grow up. We get it, you’re “bad” LOL! Stop wearing diaper pants already!

Garjaya on

And the pants must have been inspired by Bea Arthur.

Susan on

Does he own a mirror?!?!

Jay on

He looks like a red and white penguin–tiny little legs that make him waddle as he walks.

Steve Azzara on


Jillian on

I don’t remember Frank Sinatra ever wearing such a douchy outfit.

Kim R on

Pull. Up. Your. Pants.

Dawn on

He needs to pull up his drawers. He looks like he is wearing a diaper in those nasty pants he wears.

Vic on

He looks like a popsicle

revizack on

He looks likes a Sinatra claus…I mean Santa.

Sarah on

He looks like a fool,like he’s playing dress up in his father’s jacket

revizack on

He looks like a Sinatra Claus…I mean Santa.

kerri on


Sunny on

Sinatra looked classy and not like a pimp in the sleazy part of town.

JR on


Bettie on

Sorry Biebs couldn’t shine Frankie’s shoes!

thecollectivehole on

you would think he’d be able to afford a tailor… he looks more corey feldman than frank sinatra

Debra on

I think I just threw up a little in my mouth. He needs to grow up, pull up his pants, stop acting like a fool, and go home.

susan schweitzer on

ha ha ha ha ha ha

sas on

he’s a joke

Cloe on

Santa LOL…………………..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ms. Guest on

Dear God, if we give you Justin Bieber and Kanye West can we have Paul Walker back????

Ms. Guest on

Dear God, if we give you Justin Bieber and Kanye West can we have Paul Walker back?????

janie on

He’s a creepy little slimeball with the manners of a pig! He’s not worthy to have his name in the same sentence as Mr. Sinatra! Powerful, sexy & masculine? Seriously? What a joke this little man child is!

steve wooten on


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