Shipping to
United States
Mr Chris Thomsen

Fast Facts

  • Suit: Canali
  • Jacket: Single breasted, two buttons
  • Shirt: Charvet
  • Trousers: Canali, slim
  • Jeans: Earnest Sewn Fulton
  • Shoes: Ferragamo Tramezza
  • Bag: Alfred Dunhill leather case

Biography

Global Fund Manager at Capital Group, Mr Thomsen was born in Hong Kong to Danish/American parents and attended Georgetown School of Foreign Service and Columbia University. Socially connected and popular, he could replace Kevin Bacon in the game of six degrees of separation. Ask him about his first job at McDonalds, where he was a cook no less.

Mr Thomsen's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

China Club (Hong Kong) – dim sum, Peking duck. Cabane du Mont Fort (Verbier) terrace on a sunny day – fondue. Cal Pep (Barcelona) – endless tapas. River Cafe (London) – everything is amazing. Cabane Bambou (St Tropez) – grilled fish and caramel vodka. El Chiringuito (Ibiza) – grilled fish.”

BEST BAR

M Bar in the Mandarin Oriental (Hong Kong). The Upper House (Hong Kong). Eclipse (London).”

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VACATION CHOICE

“Asia (Bali, Phuket, Philippines, etc) has delicious food, fantastic service, massages, warm weather, friendly people and culture. Aman resorts are a particular favourite.”

TOP CITY

“Hong Kong is the most happening city in the world – full of energy and excitement. The people are fun and unpretentious, it has fantastic restaurants and nightlife, great shopping and galleries, there are always interesting business opportunities and, on the weekends, there is great sailing or hiking.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

Mandarin Oriental for business and holiday. Stylish décor, perfect service, great food, proper spas, and they always remember their regulars.”

TYPE OF BAG

Alfred Dunhill soft leather case”

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FAVOURED BRAND

“Canali and Zegna make simple, elegant clothes with beautiful fabrics. J.Crew makes fantastic casual wear for weekends and summer.”

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ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“My black Gucci suit is great as I travel all the time and need something flexible. I can wear it for business meetings in the day, to an elegant dinner, or pair the jacket with jeans for a more casual night out.”

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Natalie Portman.”

STYLE ICON

“George Clooney always looks good, whether casual or formal.”

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STYLE TIP

“Stay fit and trim. All clothes will look better on you.”

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TAILOR

Tai Pan Row Tailor in Hong Kong.”

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BEST SHIRT BRAND

“Aside from my tailor, Charvet and Canali are my choice for work and Prada for a night out (more fitted). Hartford does great lightweight casual shirts for summer.”

FAVOURITE SUIT

Canali , Gucci , and my one by my tailor.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“I like Canali with a fit that is slim, with no pleats or cuffs. In the summer, J.Crew cargo pants are my choice.”

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JEANS BRAND

“Earnest Sewn's Fulton straight-leg cut jeans.”

UNDERWEAR CHOICE

“Boxers from Brooks Brothers or Sunspel

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“Single breasted, two buttons, double vents, slightly narrow lapels.”

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SHOE MAKER

“I love the Ferragamo Tramezza range. Elegant, classic and beautifully made.”

FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“I’ve worn Annick Goutal Eau d’Hadrien cologne for years and always get compliments on it.”

DREAM CAR

“An Aston Martin DB5 or late-Sixties Corvette Stingray.”

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WATCH BRAND

“Audemars Piguet.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“My iPad and my Nespresso machine.”

BEST BOOK

I’ll Dress You in Mourning: The True Story of El Cordobes and the New Spain He Stands For by Larry Collins & Dominique LaPierre. Written as a historical novel with the Spanish Civil War as a backdrop, this is the true life story of El Cordobez, who rises from poverty to become the greatest bullfighter in Spain. A brilliant mix of history and personal triumph.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

“Mary J Blige – Reflections. She has an amazing voice with a great mix of different tempos.”

Brands Favoured by Mr Thomsen