Q: What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?
The Rayban Wayfarer is my go-to. Always have a pair on me.
Q: Please describe your style in three words.
Modern, classic, minimal.
Q: What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?
Not dressing for the occasion.
Q: Do you believe in role models?
Yes, it’s always great to learn from the people who have done it before you.
Q: What are your favorite fabrics?
Denim from Cone Mills, Nihon Menpu, Kurabo, and Kaihara.
Q: Are there any style combinations that you object to?
Bedazzling your denim.
Q: Which city has the best-dressed men?
New York City.
Q: Would you say that you are conservative or bold?
Q: What are the rules, if any, in the way you dress?
Keep it smart, keep it simple.
Q: Celebrities and style…
They either have it or they don’t.
Q: One garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?
Q: A man should always look like…
Timeless and confident.
Q: Who taught you what you know about style?
Not really who, but what — travel, my experiences and meeting interesting people have educated me.
Q: How do you select your clothing every morning?
I dress with my schedule in mind.
Q: Do you have any shopping rituals?
Q: We will never see you wearing…
A jean with horseshoes or rhinestones on the pockets.
Q: The one image that defined your approach to style…
Mies Van Der Rohe’s Farnsworth house.
Q: Which new designers do you follow and why?
Ralph Lauren was the one that I looked to for classic American style when I was growing up. He made masculine pieces that were wearable and that wore in well. Very early on he shaped what I think of menswear.
Q: The only article of clothing that a man needs to pay close attention to is.
The details… his shoes, haircut, bag, watch, sunglasses etc. Keep it classic and timeless, but make it uniquely you.
Q: Is comfort an enemy of style?
Q: Who would you like to see next in “My Style”?
Q: The best words of advice you have ever heard?
One good decision leads to another, and another… take one day at a time and live each day to the fullest.