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Mr Santiago Gonzalez

Fast Facts

  • Jacket: Two buttons, peak lapel
  • Shirt: Charvet  
  • Trousers: Flat front, skinny
  • Jeans: Dior Homme skinny
  • Shoes: Berluti lace-ups
  • Bag: Santiago Gonzalez crocodile tote

Biography

Son of luxury handbag designer Nancy, Mr Gonzalez is a designer and businessman in his own right. President of the company Nancy Gonzalez, he launched his own eponymous range of men’s accessories, made exclusively from crocodile skin, in 2010. www.nancygonzalez.com

Mr Gonzalez's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

Harry Cipriani in New York – the veal chop; Le Club 55 in Saint-Tropez - the steak tartare; and La Petite Maison in Nice - the chicken with foie gras.”

BEST BAR

The Boom Boom Room at The Standard in New York. Go for the Piscine de Champagne.”

VACATION CHOICE

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, it has the most beautiful pool in the world. As well as Chiva-Som Spa in Thailand for detox.”

TOP CITY

“Paris. There is nothing else like it…”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

Hotel Plaza Athénée in Paris, I have been staying there all my life. The service is just perfect.”

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TYPE OF BAG

“Santiago Gonzalez steel grey crocodile tote.”

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ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“A black blazer – it can take you from day to evening, and from the most casual to the most formal occasion.”

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Catherine Deneuve.”

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STYLE ICON

“Anna Dello Russo, Manolo Blahnik, Tina Chow, Gianni Agnelli. Original elegance.”

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STYLE TIP

“Keep it simple.”

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TAILOR

Cesare Attolini in Naples, Italy.”

BEST SHIRT BRAND

Charvet  – they're just right.”

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FAVOURITE SUIT

Cesare Attolini.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“Flat front, skinny, no belt. I buy them from many different brands.”

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JEANS BRAND

“Skinny by Dior Homme.”

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UNDERWEAR CHOICE

“White cotton, fly-button Hanro boxers.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“Simple, slim, two buttons, peak lapel, double vented.”

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SHOE MAKER

“Berluti lace-ups. They get better with time and I love the patina.”

FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Sisley Crème Reparatrice moisturizer. It's like penicillin for the skin.”

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DREAM CAR

“I don't drive.”

WATCH BRAND

“Currently wearing Hublot Big Bang Aero Bang Limited Edition skeleton face in rose gold.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“BlackBerry.”

BEST BOOK

“Dalai Lama's The Art of Happiness. It reminds me that being happy is not only a responsibility but also an act of discipline.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

Puccini: La Bohème sung by Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazon.”

Brands Favoured by Mr Gonzalez