Khaled Nasr, 38, software entrepreneur, Los Angeles. 67,500 followers – @sartoriomerta “My style is classically influenced, with a little bit of flair – ‘composed flair’. Bespoke is definitely my thing, and I often go to Sciamat, the Italian tailors known for soft, flowing jackets and roped shoulders. The first piece I ordered was a dark-green notch-lapel jacket; when it arrived I thought it was phenomenal. I love their wider lapels, the exaggerated curve of their pockets, especially their patch pockets with flaps, which you don’t see anywhere else. There’s no canvassing in a Sciamat jacket; it just kind of melts onto your body. Another guy I really like is Angel Ramos of Angel Bespoke, who’s based in New York but comes to LA a lot. He puts suiting together with a little bit of street; a slightly funkier take.” angelbespoke.com. sciamat.com.
Dennis Walter, 32, digital marketer, Cologne, 23,600 followers – @kleidsam “My style influences tend to be Italian guys like Fabio Attanasio of style blog The Bespoke Dudes and Neapolitan tailor Luca Rubinacci; both champions of sprezzatura, their style reflects their individuality. It’s all about being relaxed and respecting the rules while tweaking them. I would never have dreamt of wearing a double-breasted suit, for instance, but when you see so many great-looking images of guys with the same build as you, wearing a DB with a kind of rakish nonchalance, you think, hey, maybe I could give that a go. I buy most of my suits at Suitsupply – its house cut perfectly fits my body. I also discovered a great store for blazers and shirts in Portugal called J Lisbon – I love its materials and cuts.” jlisbon.com. suitsupply.com.
Alexander Kraft, 45, CEO, Monaco, 61,700 followers – @alexander.kraft “I’m CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty France, but even when I started as an intern at Sotheby’s I wore a three‑piece suit and polished shoes. My grandfather always dressed for the occasion – black tie meant black tie – and I inherited that sensibility. I’ve been wearing suits from Parisian tailor Cifonelli exclusively since 2010. I have very strong ideas about how I want to look, and they were the first to indulge me. Together, we came up with a double-breasted waistcoat with a three-piece suit, inspired by morning dress but for an everyday look: a shawl collar, button-through, not too high and not too low. We worked on it for six months. Plus a slim, low-button coat and narrow flat-front trousers. I like a streamlined silhouette.” cifonelli.com.
Olof Nithenius, 35, bank manager, Gothenburg, 58,900 followers – @olof1982 “Dress codes are a little more relaxed in Sweden than in some countries. I wear a navy or charcoal suit once a week if I have a client meeting, otherwise it’s a tweed jacket, moleskin trousers and Oxford shirts. In the UK, Thom Sweeney is young, contemporary and has a British look that I like – a slightly shorter jacket and snug fit. In Italy, I like Sartoria Corcos in Florence and Sartoria Solito in Naples, both with very different styles: Corcos is a classic Italian look made with Japanese precision, while Solito is more Napoli in style, with soft construction and shoulders – its sport coats feel more like cardigans. And I’ve worked a lot with a tailor in Poland called Zaremba, which I found on Tumblr. The construction is very light and the sports coats and jackets have shirt-style shoulders known as spalla camicia.” olof1982.com. sartoriacorcos.com. sartoriasolito.it. thomsweeney.co.uk. zaremba-krawiec.pl.
David Evans, 62, former lawyer and teacher, London, 19,300 followers – @greyfoxblog “When I was a lawyer my style was all double-breasted pinstripe suits and black Oxfords, but these days I’m more smart-casual. I like wearing ties, but I’ll pair a knitted tie with a chambray shirt to dial down the formality. I also like comfortable unstructured suits. You can be a lot more playful these days, and I like to explore this middle ground between formal and informal, because it’s relevant for a lot of men. I’m keen on British-made. One of my favourite brands is SEH Kelly, which makes all its pieces in the British Isles. It’s great-fitting workwear-style clothing – linens, tweeds and knitwear – and not that expensive. sehkelly.com.
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