Mr Danny O'Donoghue

Fast Facts

  • Restaurant: Gaucho
  • Gadget: Laptop
  • Book: Jonathan Livingston Seagull
  • Car: Audi TT
  • City: Dublin
  • Essential item: Boots
  • Vacation: Bachelor Gulch
  • Beautiful woman: Irma Malisauskaite

Biography

Vocalist and keyboard player with The Script, Mr O'Donoghue began life as a musician in the US, working as a songwriter and producer with such R’n’B heroes as Dallas Austin, Teddy Riley and The Neptunes. After meeting his other bandmates in Dublin, Ireland, Mr O'Donoghue experienced swift success with The Script and subsequently released a debut album on 8 August 2008. Their second album, Science and Faith reached number 1 in the UK album chart. www.thescriptmusic.com

Mr O'Donoghue's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

Gaucho in London and Manchester. I like the steak - I love it medium well with potatoes and mixed veg with a nice glass of Shiraz.”

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BEST BAR

“My local is my favourite, I can’t give the name but I have to say it’s such a stylish little bar with the old school cubby holes for more privacy, so you can have as much fun as you want.”

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VACATION CHOICE

“I like to go skiing, I brought my girlfriend at Christmas and we had a blast. Bachelor Gulch in Colorado is a favourite spot.”

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TOP CITY

“Dublin - the whole city is geared towards being social and there is so much individual style walking around its a great place to get ideas for your own clothes.”

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FAVOURITE HOTEL

“We use a lot of hotels but I recently used the Ritz hotel when I went skiing - I’ve never had service like it in my life.”

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FAVOURED BRAND

“Bolongaro Trevor. I just love the way I feel when I wear the clothes.”

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ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“My boots are, definitely - they really set off a look and without them, and my leather jackets, I would feel very naked.”

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MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Irma Malisauskaite, a Lithuanian model, is the most beautiful woman in the world. Google her and see why.”

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STYLE ICON

“I love the old look of the great songwriters. Dylan's leather jackets are a huge source of my own style. Unlike today where you have to change your style, Dylan just stayed in that leather jacket year in year out and it became his look. He didn't care what people thought, he just looked really cool. Blue jeans, leather jacket, holding a guitar case.”

TAILOR

“Stuart from Bolongaro Trevor made me two of the coolest jackets on the planet with Irish flags on the interior, and is responsible for most of the clothes you see me in.”

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BEST SHIRT BRAND

Acne Studios or Versace.”

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FAVOURITE SUIT

“Donatella Versace dressed me in a wonderful suit once. I fell in love with them ever since.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“Drop crotch trousers by Rick Owens .”

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JEANS BRAND

“I go for skinny cut, Levi's Made & Crafted . You can't go wrong.”

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UNDERWEAR CHOICE

“I have the worst boxer shorts know to man and woman. I love to have very colorful underwear with all sorts of designs on them. I'm forever getting hassled by management.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“Leather jackets and suit jackets are my favourite to wear. J Lindeberg makes fantastic vintage leathers and I had an amazing tailored jersey blazer and leather jacket from Bolongara Trevor.”

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SHOE MAKER

“I love a good boot so anything by Lanvin or Topshop Design.”

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DREAM CAR

“My dream car used to be the Audi TT but I tried to sit in it and I didn't fit.”

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WATCH BRAND

“I don't wear watches, that way I don't have to be on time.”

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ESSENTIAL GADGET

“My laptop. I never leave home without it.”

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BEST BOOK

“Jonathan Livingston Seagull, written by Richard Bach.”

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FAVOURITE ALBUM

“It changes from year to year but the Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band just nips in front of the rest.”

Brands Favoured by Mr O'Donoghue