Twilight’s Robert Pattinson in the dawn of career as fashion designer

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Mar 08, 2016 16:34 IST
Robert Pattinson’s post Twilight career is taking an unexpected turn.

Twilight star Robert Pattinson is in the dawn of a new career. He is attempting to rebrand himself as a fashion designer.

The actor, 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.

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“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.

Watch a trailer for Pattinson’s movie Cosmopolis here

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 his own designs.

“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.

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“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...”

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