Q: Which designer never fails to impress you?
Ralph Lauren used to—he changed the world—but now I think I have to take it to the next level.
Q: Please describe your style in three words.
Q: What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?
Q: Do you believe in role models?
Not a carbon-copy role model, but yes, taking the good aspects of different role models and making them your own.
Q: What are your favourite fabrics?
A nice crispy, dry piece of khaki twill and a beefy 2-ply Oxford cloth.
Q: Are there any style combinations that you object to?
A brown belt with black shoes and vice versa.
Q: Which city has the best-dressed men?
New York, of course. New York has the best of everything.
Q: Would you say that you are conservative or bold?
Q: What are the rules, if any, in the way you dress?
The only rules are never, ever will I wear flip-flops or Birkenstocks.
Q: One garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?
White Hanes undershirts.
Q: A man should always look like…
Q: How do you select your clothing every morning?
Go through the pile of shit on my bedroom floor.
Q: Your biggest regret is…
I have none. Live and learn.
Q: The three essential things a man should know about style are…
I have no idea. Either you got it or you don’t.
Q: Do you have any shopping rituals?
Q: The most stylish person you have ever seen…
Jeepers, I don’t know.
Q: What is the first thing you notice on a man?
Horrible to say, but I judge people by the show they are wearing.
Q: The one image that defined your approach to style…
There ain’t one.
Q: Which new designers do you follow/admire and why?
Nobody. I am a self-absorbed asshole.
Q: The only article of clothing that a man needs to pay close attention to is…
The one that kills it all.
Q: What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?
Two white shirts that have the footprints of my kids, Daisy and Ryder, on them from when they were born.
Q: Is comfort an enemy of style?
Comfort is essential to style.
Q: Who taught you what you know about style?
Everybody I have ever laid eyes on. Some for what to do, some for what not to do.
Q: Who would you like to see next in “My style”?
Anybody other than myself.
Q: The best word of advice you have ever heard?