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Mr Matt Albiani

Fast Facts

Biography

A fashion photographer best known for his sense of capturing lush surroundings, Mr Albiani has shot campaigns for the likes of Ralph Lauren, Victoria's Secret, J.Crew and Tommy Hilfiger. His advertising and editorial work can be viewed at his agency's website, Exposure NY. His first book of photographs, Lifeguard on Duty, was published in 2009. mattalbiani.com

Mr Albiani's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

Freemans, NY – roast chicken.”

BEST BAR

Bobo, NYC (ask for Adam).”

VACATION CHOICE

“Montauk, NY”

TOP CITY

“New York City. There's nowhere else quite like it.”

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FAVOURITE HOTEL

“Ian Schrager hotels in the 90s were so decadent. When I worked as a bellman, I wanted to be the one who was being checked in.”

TYPE OF BAG

“Sea Bags Tote from Maine.”

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FAVOURED BRAND

Polo Ralph Lauren is what I’ve worn since I was 12, and I still love it.”

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ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“Cable cashmere crewneck sweaters - because they're so soft.”

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Rachel Ward in Against All Odds from 1984.”

STYLE ICON

“Katherine Hepburn didn’t care, and she looked amazing all the time.”

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STYLE TIP

“It shows when you try too hard.”

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TAILOR

“My friend Albert Torres is the most talented tailor I have ever met.”

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BEST SHIRT BRAND

Brooks Brothers Oxfords. The ones I have that are over 20 years old still look good.”

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FAVOURITE SUIT

“The fit on a J.Crew double breasted suit is amazing.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“I love James Perse ’s super casual trousers. They feel just like California.”

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JEANS BRAND

Levi's Vintage Clothing 514 slim.”

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UNDERWEAR CHOICE

Polo Ralph Lauren boxer briefs.”

PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“I love an army jacket on anybody, and J.Crew makes the best version.”

SHOE MAKER

“Brown Havaianas show off my tanned feet.”

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FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Kiehl’s facial moisturiser doubles as a great shave cream for my monthly face shaves.”

DREAM CAR

“A white 1971 BMW 2002tii with a sunroof.”

WATCH BRAND

“80s Rolex.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“My iPhone.”

BEST BOOK

The Stranger by Albert Camus. I’ve never read about the sexiness of a beach day written in so few words.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

Louder than Bombs by The Smiths. It made me who I am today, and 'Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want' is the most beautiful minute and fifty seconds I’ve ever heard.”

Brands Favoured by Mr Albiani