Anna Buckley
Updated Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:50 pm
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2016 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
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Ansel Elgort is an actor, a DJ, and the face of L’Homme Prada. He is also no stranger to a bold fashion statement, though last night’s look at the MTV Video Music Awards was perhaps his loudest yet. So loud, in fact, we think he ought to grab a mic and round up a pop punk band to front. The chains, the gloves, the fraying threaded detailing — it screams punk.

To prove it, we rounded up a few side-by-sides comparing Elgort to some of our fave early ’00s frontmen…

Gerard Way, My Chemical Romance

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Need we say more?

Brendon Urie, Panic! at the Disco

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Just look at the buttoned coats and the detailed shirts!

Billy Joe Armstrong, Green Day

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For the love of Hot Topic, somebody get this man a mic. And a guitarist or two.