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Mr David Furnish

Fast Facts

Biography

After an 11 year career in advertising, Mr Furnish became a film-maker in 1995, directing the BAFTA-nominated documentary Elton John: Tantrums & Tiaras. His film production company Rocket Pictures has produced independent films such as Women Talking Dirty and It's a Boy/Girl Thing. In 2011 Rocket Pictures released major animated feature Gnomeo & Juliet. Mr Furnish helped to develop the Oscar-nominated film Billy Elliot into a musical and worked with the film's original production team and his civil partner Sir Elton John to develop and produce the stage musical. Mr Furnish is also a contributing editor for British GQ, chairman of the Elton John AIDS Foundation in both the US and UK, and a trustee for The Old Vic Theatre in London. www.ejaf.com

Mr Furnish's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

La Petite Maison, Nice - the truffle sandwich.”

BEST BAR

Soho House, LA.”

VACATION CHOICE

“South of France. It always remains completely magical to me. Beautiful, peaceful with a sexy edge of excitement.”

TOP CITY

“London - the most dynamic, vibrant, sophisticated and welcoming in the world.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

The Beverly Hills Hotel - flawless and friendly service mixed with old world hollywood glamour.”

TYPE OF BAG

Bottega Veneta messenger bag.”

FAVOURED BRAND

Richard James for its modern elegance.”

ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“White silk pocket square. It adds elegance to any jacket.”

We learnt 'How To Please Her' in The Journal
We learnt 'How To Please Her' in The Journal

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

Lara Stone

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STYLE ICON

“Cary Grant - timeless elegance and a flawless sense of style.”

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STYLE TIP

“Take the time to get your clothes properly altered. Perfect tailoring never lets you down.”

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TAILOR

Henry Poole of Savile Row.”

BEST SHIRT BRAND

Charvet for its crisp cottons and delicious colours.”

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FAVOURITE SUIT

“Tom Ford”

JEANS BRAND

“Diesel Viker R Box.”

UNDERWEAR CHOICE

“2(x)ist Contour Pouch Brief.”

PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

Loro Piana .”

SHOE MAKER

John Lobb . Quality, quality and quality!”

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FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Lab Series' Electric Pre-Shave Solution.”

DREAM CAR

“Bentley Continental GT.”

WATCH BRAND

“Chopard Elton John Aids Foundation watch.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“iPad 2.”

BEST BOOK

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones.”

Brands Favoured by Mr Furnish