What's Right Now | Subscribe to InStyle | Inside this issue | Style Finder
instyle australia
home Star style fashion beauty special offers news Videos style finder women of style 2014
| | |
Inside InStyle
Man of Style: Josh Bowman

Josh Bowman

As a teen, this Brit dreamed of a pro-rugby career...until it actually happened. "Playing rugby is like being in a car crash every week," says Josh Bowman. After repeated shoulder injuries forced him from the field, Bowman took up another passion: acting. Five years later, he's scored big as billionaire boy toy Daniel Grayson on TV hit Revenge.

Did your rugby training prepare you in any way for Hollywood?
"I was at a professional level and that was tough—tough! But it taught me a lot: discipline, respect, how to work within a team and to calm the ego—all of which I've taken on board to survive in the acting world."

What's it like getting slapped by your on-screen mum, Madeleine Stowe, in the show?
"Painful. But she was cool, saying, 'Let's not do it for real. We'll fake it. It's fine.' And I respond, 'Hell no! If you're gonna slap me, slap me!' Then she says [in an assassin-like voice], 'Okay.' And immediately I was like, 'I'll regret saying that.' I've been hit before and she's up there as one of the best."

Do you have any go-tos when you're dressing to impress?

"I always start with the shoes. I love nice shoes. I'd say that, for a male, I probably have an above-average-sized shoe wardrobe. Tom Ford, Cole Haan, Tod's—all do amazing footwear. I also like Toms, Converse, Nike, Adidas, Sperry. Don't you find that a lot of women judge you by your shoes?"

- Brantley Bardin

For more on Josh Bowman, pick up the December issue of InStyle, on sale now.

Star Style
CHOO.08 by Jimmy Choo Launch
MBFWA: Beauty Trend Wrap-Up
Alexander Wang For H&M
Trend spotting at MBFWA
How-To: Pack A Travel Beauty Bag
Planning to head away this long weekend? Don't leave home without these essentials.  Read more ...
CHOO.08 by Jimmy Choo Launch
Hollywood's fash pack celebrated the launch of Jimmy Choo's CHOO.08 collection.  Read more ...
High-Shine Finds Under $250
Light up your look with these high-shine pieces that won't break the bank.  Read more ...
HOME|Star Style|Fashion|Beauty|Special Offers|News|Style Finder
STAR STYLE|Look of the day|Red Carpet Central|Behind The Scenes
FASHION|Latest News|Shopping|Style File|How to wear...|Steals & Deals|Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia|Closet Confidential|Rosemount Australian Fashion Week
BEAUTY|News & Trends|How to wear...|Transformations|The Goods
SPECIAL OFFERS|Competitions|Become a Member|Inside InStyle|Style Finder Special Offers
STYLE FINDER|Hair Salons|Beauty Salons|Day Spas|Waxing|Professional Make-Up|Tanning|Hair Removal
ABOUT|Subscribe|Contact Us|Advertise with Us|The Magazine|Privacy Policy|Terms of Use|InStyle US
Copyright © 2011 Pacific Magazines. IN STYLE is a trade mark of Time Inc. used under license. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. | Designed & Developed by Tonic
Subscribe NowLike us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Pinterest Sign up for our newsletter