My Style: Liam McKessar

Liam McKessar

Photo: Courtesy of Liam McKessar

What is your biggest regret?

Buying too many pairs of whacky sneakers.

Please describe your style in three words.

Classic. Modern. Muted.

What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?

Have too much going on.

Do you believe in role models?

Not especially.

What are your favourite fabrics?

Cotton and wool.

Are there any style combinations that you object to?

Excessive use of colour.

Which city has the best-dressed men?

Without doubt, Milan.

Would you say that you are conservative or bold?

Conservative.

What are the rules, if any, in the way you dress?

Invest in classics.

Celebrities and style...

Is a great combination.

Name one garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?

Woolen blazers.

A man should always look like...

They know what they are doing.

Who taught you what you know about style?

The Internet.

How do you select your clothing every morning?

Start with shoes and assess the temperature…

The three essential things a man should know about style are...

Dress season appropriate, invest in quality pieces, and avoid obvious trends.

Do you have any shopping rituals?

Identify what you want when it hits the runway — don’t endlessly trawl!

We will never see you wearing...

Anything resembling the colours of the rainbow.

The most stylish person you have ever seen...

Dion Lee.

What is the first thing you notice on a man?

His smile, then his shoes.

The one image that defined your approach to style...

Late 90's, early 2000's Gucci.

Which new designers do you follow and why?

Valentino menswear. Their collection appeals to me the most at this point in time.

The only article of clothing that a man needs to pay close attention to is...

His suit jacket.

What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?

My Rolex Yacht Master watch and a Balenciaga woolen sports blazer.

Is comfort an enemy of style?

Without doubt.

Which designer never fails to impress you?

Balenciaga.

Who would you like to see next in €œMy Style€?

Julia Sarr-Jamois.

The best words of advice you have ever heard?

‘You should talk less and listen more’.

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