Lorraine Kelly reveals ‘the most stylish male TV character’ of 2016

Lorraine Kelly, ITV

The Night Manager’s Jonathan Pine, played by Tom Hiddleston, is considered the most stylish male telly character, a survey commissioned by ITV’s Lorraine has found.

“I think it’s far easier for men to get it right. George Clooney always looks sharp and effortlessly stylish. Aidan Turner in Poldark has a very good look (both in character and in real life). Hugh Jackman looks as good in casual clothes out with his kids as he does on the red carpet in a perfect fitted suit. I think one of the sexiest looks on a man is the kilt, but it has to be worn with walking boots, rolled down thick socks and a rugby top.” – Lorraine Kelly

The OnePoll survey of 2,000 women from across the UK was commissioned ahead of this year’s Lorraine’s High Street Fashion Awards launching on ITV today.

John Luther, played by Idris Elba was considered the second most stylish male TV character with Mr Selfridge, from the eponymously named ITV series, in third place. Survey respondents put Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock in fourth place followed by Ross Poldark, Aidan Turner in fifth place and Grantchester’s Geordie Keating, played by Robson Green, took last place.

Keith Lemon was voted the least stylish male celebrity from a list which also featured Simon Cowell, Chris Evans and Jeremy Clarkson amongst others. The survey also questioned women on their shopping habits and found that the average woman had 11 pairs of shoes with 16% owning 21 pairs or more.

Women also take their partner’s wardrobes very seriously with almost half (45%) of people saying it was fairly or very important for their partner to look fashionable.

A quarter (25%) said they didn’t trust their man to clothes shop alone and over half of women surveyed (51%) said they were fairly or highly influential over their partner’s dress sense. 9% of women said they always told their partner what to wear.

Lorraine’s High Street Fashion Awards launch today with host Lorraine Kelly and the fashion panel – Georgia May Foote, stylist Mark Heyes and Fabulous magazine fashion editor Lynne McKenna – taking a look at the best in British high street fashion across eight categories.

Lorraine viewers can vote for who they want to win in each category: Best Affordable Fashion, Best Curvy Collection, Best Department Store, Best Occasion Wear, Best Online Retailer, Best Shoes, Best Trendsetter and new category for this year Best Menswear.

The awards take place on 17th May, airing on ITV’s Lorraine on 18th May.

Lorraine Kelly, ITV

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