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Brad Pitt wears Sorbet drawstring suit and slip-on sneakers for ‘Bullet Train’ in Paris

Brad Pitt brought laid-back ease to his latest “Bullet Train” press tour in Paris.

The action movie stars Pitt as an assassin caught on a high-speed train with many other assassins, all vying for a mysterious briefcase. The film – which also stars Joey King, Brian Tyree Henry, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Bad Bunny – will premiere on August 5.

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The Oscar-winning actor posed with King, Tyree Henry and Taylor-Johnson, along with director David Leitch and producer Kelly McCormick, at Bateau L’Excellence near the Eiffel Tower. For the occasion, he wore a light sorbet orange linen blazer, which featured short lapels and two brown button fastenings. The blazer was paired with a matching set of linen drawstring trousers and layered over a burnt V-neck Henley shirt for a relaxed approach to suiting. Pitt’s ensemble was completed with a thin gold necklace, a silver watch and a set of two-tone orange sunglasses.

(L to R): Brad Pitt, Joey King, Brian Tyree Henry, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, David Leitch and Kelly McCormick attend the 'Bullet Train' photocall at Bateau L'Excellence in Paris on July 16th.  - Credit: Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

(L to R): Brad Pitt, Joey King, Brian Tyree Henry, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, David Leitch and Kelly McCormick attend the ‘Bullet Train’ photocall at Bateau L’Excellence in Paris on July 16th. – Credit: Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

As for footwear, Pitt continued his laid-back appearance in a pair of slip-on sneakers. The Actor “Big Shorts” the set featured off-white canvas uppers and rounded toes, as well as flat rubber soles. The style added a casual air to her outfit, while providing a neutral base for her orange tones to stand out.

Zoom on Pitt's sneakers.  - Credit: Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

Zoom on Pitt’s sneakers. – Credit: Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

(L to R): Brad Pitt, Brian Tyree Henry and Aaron Taylor-Johnson attend the 'Bullet Train' photocall at Bateau L'Excellence in Paris on July 16th.  - Credit: Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

(L to R): Brad Pitt, Brian Tyree Henry and Aaron Taylor-Johnson attend the ‘Bullet Train’ photocall at Bateau L’Excellence in Paris on July 16th. – Credit: Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

Slip-on sneakers like Pitt’s have been a longtime staple in the menswear world, loved for their comfortable flat silhouette and ability to be put on and taken off. In particular, neutral-toned leather and canvas styles are favored for their clean look and ease of wearing with many outfits. New styles in a variety of materials have been released by various brands this summer, including Florsheim, Greats, Sperry and Cariuma.

Brad Pitt attends the photocall

Brad Pitt attends the “Bullet Train” photocall at Bateau L’Excellence in Paris on July 16. – Credit: Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images

Pitt is known for his dapper statements on the red carpet, often including shiny black lace-up brogues and slip-on loafers. The “Killing Them Softly” star also makes unusual footwear statements at formal events, ranging from suede Chelsea boots to white lace-up chukka boots. Outside of work hours, however, Pitt’s style veers bohemian with slip-ons from SeaVees, as well as lace-up sneakers from brands like Vans. The actor is also known for setting trends, like the sold out minnetonka boots which he wore in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”, causing a waiting list of more than 2,000 people.

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