My Style: Raoul Keil

Raoul Keil of Schon Magazine

Photo: Claudia Klein — Courtesy of Raoul Keil

Which new designers do you follow and why?

Not really new, but Wunderkind, as it is simply elegant, incredibly creative and beautiful!

Please describe your style in three words.

Comfortable, laid back, love to detail.

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

Not drying after showering.

Do you believe in role models?

Yes, I do.

What are your favourite fabrics?


Are there any style combinations that you object to?

Flat shoes on women. :)

Which city has the best-dressed men?

London and Berlin.

Would you say that you are conservative or bold?


What are the rules in the way you dress?


Celebrities and style...

Is something that works well with the right stylist.

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


A man should always look like...

A hero.

Who taught you what you know about style?

The people around me.

How do you select your clothing every morning?

Based on my mood.

What is your biggest regret?

Not really sure.

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

To have well-groomed hands, to wear good shoes and to smile.

Do you have any shopping rituals?

It is something that is changing with technology.

We will never see you wearing...

Bootcut jeans.

The most stylish person you have ever seen...

Too many to list.

What is the first thing you notice on a man?

His hands.

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

Watching my dad at the tailors.

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

His underwear and socks.

What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?

My Jitrois leather coat.

Is comfort an enemy of style?

Not at all.

Which fashion house never fails to impress you?

Jil Sander.

Who would you like to recommend for œMy Style?€

Damien Whitmore, Director of Programming at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The best words of advice you have ever heard?

You need to listen!

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