Harry Styles swims with girlfriend Olivia Wilde ahead of Dublin show

Harry Styles keeps it casual in striped boardshorts and a blue T-shirt as he enjoys a dip in the sea with girlfriend Olivia Wilde ahead of Dublin show

He has been compared to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after his ‘mesmerising’ string of Love On Tour shows.

And Harry Styles took time out of his busy schedule on Tuesday evening to head for a dip in the sea at Vico Baths in Dublin with his girlfriend Olivia Wilde.

The singer, 28, was photographed by gobsmacked fans who couldn’t believe they had spotted the star at the tourist attraction.

Relaxing: Harry Styles (pictured) took time out of his busy schedule on Tuesday evening to head for a dip in the sea at Vico Baths in Dublin with his girlfriend Olivia Wilde (far left)

He cut a casual figure in black-and-white striped boardshorts and a blue graphic T-shirt, which he wore underneath a smart blue zip-up jacket.

Harry kept comfortable in a pair of black Old Skool Vans and carried a yellow Tower Records carrier bag, which appeared to have Guinness in it. 

The former One Direction star flashed a slight smile as he walked down the steps towards the bathing spot, followed closely behind by Olivia, 28.

Another picture showed Harry shirtless with an aquamarine towel draped over his shoulder as he got ready to enjoy a quick swim amid the balmy weather. 

Quick dip: One picture showed Harry shirtless with an aquamarine towel draped over his shoulder as he got ready to enjoy a quick swim amid the balmy weather

Shocked: The singer, 28, was photographed by gobsmacked fans who couldn’t believe they had spotted the star at the tourist attraction

Alongside the snaps, which were shared to Twitter, a surprised fan wrote: ‘When you go for a swim in Vico and meet Harry Styles.’

Harry and his girlfriend Olivia were joined by Bono’s 30-year-old daughter Eve Hewson for the outing, according to Goss.

The loved-up couple were earlier spotted strolling around Dublin city centre and enjoying a bite to eat at SOLE Seafood & Grill restaurant on Monday.

Harry’s latest low-key outing came the day before Harry is set to take to the stage at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Wednesday for his only Love On Tour show in Ireland.

Tour: His low-key outing came the day before Harry (pictured on May 29) is set to take to the stage at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Wednesday for his latest Love On Tour show

Harry has recently been compared to late Queen star Freddie Mercury after his ‘mesmerising’ string of gigs.

He has been wowing audiences across the world with his Love On Tour show – with former One Direction bandmate Niall Horan among the faces in the crowd at his London show on Sunday. 

While Niall grabbed the attention of onlookers in the corporate box, it was Harry who wowed his fans as he put on an incredible show.

Some concertgoers compared him to music legend Freddie, who was known for his flamboyant performances before his tragic death in 1991. 

Those present said that Harry had his own ‘Freddie Mercury moment’, referencing the singer’s most famous show at Live Aid in 1985 where he had an unforgettable back and forth with the crowd.

A video from the concert shared by fans showed the hitmaker showing off his vocal range as he imitated the famous moment, with fans singing back to him just as they did with Freddie at Live Aid.

Some fans even believe that Harry’s meteoric rise as a solo popstar has eclipsed his former boyband’s level of fame and is now even bigger than One Direction ever was.

As well as the video, a fan at the show explained what was happening at the time: ‘He was having his ‘Freddie Mercury at Live Aid’ moment, with the whole of Wembley Stadium in his hands and singing back his work. You could see how moved he was.’


Stellar performance: It comes after Harry has been compared to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury (right) after his ‘mesmerising’ string of gigs on his Love On Tour show 

Meanwhile another added: ‘I have been fortunate to have lived long enough to experience both Freddie and Harry. I believe Harry would never compare himself to Freddie. 

‘However, they both have a way of mesmerizing an audience and leaving us hanging on the edge of our seats to see what they’ll do next.’

One impressed member of the crowd was Niall, who showed up to support his former bandmate.  

The Irish singer, was seen dancing and bopping along as he was filmed positively beaming as his friend belted out 2011’s What Makes You Beautiful as part of the show at Wembley stadium.   

Cheers: One impressed member of the crowd was One Direction star Niall Horan, who showed up to support his former bandmate at his London show over the weekend

The 28-year-old brought along his stunning girlfriend Amelia Woolley for company as he watched Harry perform to 80,000 fans marking a massive moment in his solo career.

The loved-up couple sat in the same box as Harry’s family, who they were seen socialising with.

As well as singing, Harry has turned his talents to design by collaborating with iconic Italian fashion house Gucci to create a ‘1970s pop bohemian’ new capsule collection.

The musician and actor, 28, joined forces with the luxury brand’s creative director Alessandro Michele to create a line named HA HA HA – a play on the pair’s initials, which debuted in Milan and will arrive in stores in October.

Amazing: As well as singing, Harry (pictured) has turned his talents to design by collaborating with Italian fashion house Gucci to create a ‘1970s pop bohemian’ new capsule collection 

The collection was created between Harry and Alessandro Michele – the design itself was done by Alessandro and Gucci.

The As It Was singer and Italian fashion designer have been working on a capsule collection which will include a range of suits that mix both masculinity and elegance. 

The 25-piece line will also in corporate Harry’s playful energy showcased through trousers, shirts, coats and several accessories.

In his personal life, Harry has been dating his girlfriend Olivia for more than a year after they met on the set of Don’t Worry Darling, a film she directed. 

Romance: Harry has been dating his girlfriend Olivia for more than a year after they met on the set of Don’t Worry Darling, a film she directed

Harry, who has previously dated a slew of celebrity girlfriends, has allegedly never been so serious about anyone before, The Sun previously reported.

A source said: ‘This looked like quite a showbizzy thing at first, two glamorous people hooking up but now it’s obviously a lot more than that.

‘They held back a bit at first but now that things are more settled the time was right to do the next thing.’

Olivia has two young children – Otis, eight, and Daisy, five – with her former fiancé, the Ted Lasso star Jason Sudeikis and the two are about to engage in a custody battle over their children.

Exes: Olivia has two young children – Otis, eight, and Daisy, five – with her former fiancé, the Ted Lasso star Jason Sudeikis (both pictured in March 2018)

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