Q: Which new designers do you follow and why?
Nicolas Ghesquière. Modernism, classicism, taste, futurism, and even the structural volume of the silhouettes are perfect.
Q: Please describe yourself in three words.
Vintage. Comfort. Music.
Q: What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?
I think people are usually okay getting dressed; it would seem that a lot of mistakes are made only AFTER completely dressed when they go for the shoes…
Q: Do you believe in role models?
I believe they exist for certain people.
Q: What are your favourite fabrics?
Q: Are there any style combinations that you object to?
Not necessarily. I think all aspects should be evaluated when mixing and matching certain things. From the hair style, make up; it all goes into a look.
Q: Which city has the best dressed men?
Q: Would you say that you are conservative or bold?
Q: What are the rules, if any, in the way you dress?
I have none.
Q: Celebrities and style…
Should be retrocessional.
Q: One garment that you can never have enough of?
Q: A man should always look…
Q: Who taught you what you know about style?
I figured it out on my own.
Q: How do you select your clothing every morning?
Every night I check the next day’s weather, and also take into consideration what I will be doing the next day.
Q: What is your biggest regret?
There are so many things to regret. I try to live by a “have no regrets” philosophy; moving on quickly to keep going forward.
Q: The three essential things a man should know about style are…
The place. The fit. The colour.
Q: Do you have any shopping rituals?
Q: We will never see you wearing…
There is nothing I wouldn’t wear once.
Q: The most stylish person you have ever seen?
Jason Rider who works for T Magazine: The New York Times and styles our shows during Fashion Week in New York.
Q: What is the first thing you notice on a man?
His colour palate, and overall feel in general.
Q: The one image that defined your approach to style…
Someone wearing a nice black suit.
Q: The only article of clothing that a man needs to pay close attention to is…
Black suit + white tie.
Q: What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?
Q: Is comfort an enemy of style?
No. I would say ‘uncomfortable’ is a more dangerous enemy to style.
Q: Which designer never fails to impress you?
Q: Who would you like to see next in “My Style”?
Q: The best words of advice you have ever heard?
“Everyone can master a grief but he that has it.” — William Shakespeare