Mr Timothy Klingender

Fast Facts

  • Restaurant: Cutler & Co
  • Hotel: The Carlyle
  • Tailor: John Pearse
  • Album: Flash by The Moving Sidewalks
  • Car: A Facel Vega
  • Vacation: Fernando de Noronha
  • Underwear: Bonds
  • Grooming: Anything by Aesop
  • Style icon: David Bowie
  • Style tip: Beautifully made clothes
  • Brand: Alexander McQueen
  • Jacket: Cashmere and silk
  • Shirt: Brioni
  • Jeans: Yves Saint Laurent , straight leg
  • Shoes: Church's classic slippers
  • Bag: A leather satchel

Biography

An Australian art dealer and specialist, Mr Klingender was director of Sotheby's and Head of Aboriginal Art Department from 1996 - 2009. Now Director of Tim Klingender Pty Ltd, he is Senior Consultant to Bonham's Aboriginal art Department. timklingender.com

Mr Klingender's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

Cutler & Co, Melbourne.”

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BEST BAR

The Flinders, Sydney.”

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VACATION CHOICE

“Fernando de Noronha, Brazil... it's spectacular, isolated and exotic with great surf.”

TOP CITY

“New York because of the people, art and energy.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

The Carlyle, New York.”

TYPE OF BAG

“A leather satchel.”

FAVOURED BRAND

Alexander McQueen .”

ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“Sunglasses by Cutler and Gross .”

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STYLE ICON

“David Bowie, Cary Grant and Grace Jones.”

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STYLE TIP

“Always wear clothes that are beautifully made.”

TAILOR

“I get my clothes tailored at John Pearse, Soho, London.”

BEST SHIRT BRAND

Brioni because of the quality.”

FAVOURITE SUIT

John Pearse.”

JEANS BRAND

“ Yves Saint Laurent , straight leg.”

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UNDERWEAR CHOICE

“Bonds.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“I prefer cashmere and silk jackets by Regent Handtailored, Germany.”

SHOE MAKER

Church's classic mens slippers.”

FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Anything by Aesop or Geo. F. Trumper of London.”

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DREAM CAR

“A Facel Vega.”

BEST BOOK

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole... it's very funny!”

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FAVOURITE ALBUM

Flash by The Moving Sidewalks.”

Brands Favoured by Mr Klingender