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Mr David McKendrick

Fast Facts

  • Style icon: Bill Murray
  • Brand: A.P.C.
  • Suit: A.P.C.
  • Jacket: Harrington
  • Shirt: Alexander McQueen
  • Jeans: A.P.C. Dry Selvedge Jeans
  • Shoes: Burberry Prorsum crêpe-sole suede
  • Bag: BAG'n'NOUN Custom Canvas Toolbag

Biography

Mr McKendrick began his career as a designer at Graphic Thought Facility, one of the most innovative design companies in London. The group produced work for Tate, Booth-Clibborn Editions, the Design Museum, the V&A and Habitat, among others. Previously, he worked as art editor of the Bespoke department at Wallpaper* magazine and as a senior designer at the fashionable design group, North. He joined Esquire in May 2007. Since then, his creative vision has helped the brand to gain widespread recognition for its cutting edge and bold design and art direction, winning McKendrick numerous awards throughout his tenure there. twitter.com/@mrmckendrick

Mr McKendrick's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

Bob Bob Ricard, I would recommend the Venison Cheeseburger.”

BEST BAR

“I don't really have a favourite bar, I prefer a really nice pub, so if I would recommend somewhere it would be The Three Kings in Clerkenwell.”

TOP CITY

“London, of course. It's the best city in the world, and also home.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. The rooms are the coolest hotel rooms I have ever stayed in. Also it's in Palm Springs which helps.”

TYPE OF BAG

“BAG'n'NOUN Custom Canvas Toolbag.”

FAVOURED BRAND

A.P.C. — I love the simplicity.”

ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

A.P.C. Petit New Standard Slim-Fit Dry Selvedge Jeans, so easy and only get better with age.”

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MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“My girlfriend.”

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STYLE ICON

“Bill Murray is the coolest man ever. I don't think it needs explaining.”

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STYLE TIP

“There is no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong outfit.”

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TAILOR

Franco, the Italian tailor on Kingly Street, London.”

BEST SHIRT BRAND

“My favourite shirt is made by Alexander McQueen . It fits so nicely.”

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FAVOURITE SUIT

“It used to be Miu Miu, but it stopped doing menswear and my current favourite is my A.P.C. navy wool suit”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“I don't really have a favourite style as it changes so much. One thing I know is you won't find me in a pair of combats.”

JEANS BRAND

A.P.C. Petit New Standard Slim-Fit Dry Selvedge Jeans”

UNDERWEAR CHOICE

Sunspel or Muji.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“I love a Harrington jacket at the moment.”

SHOE MAKER

“Again it changes but my most recent and favourites are my mustard SS14 Burberry Prorsum crêpe-sole suede shoes.”

FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Arancia di Capri eau de toilette spray. It's been my signature for a while now.”

DREAM CAR

“A mint condition 1990 Renault 5 GT Turbo Raider. A misspent youth.”

WATCH BRAND

“Junghans x Max Bill Stainless Steel Automatic Watch.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“Braun BNC002BKBK Black Travel Alarm Clock. Without it I might never get up.”

BEST BOOK

“Esquire's Big Black Book. It's my baby and my indulgence twice a year.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

“This changes depending on mood and what's new, but as a staple – Belle and Sebastian's The Boy with the Arab Strap.”