Mr Tony Ward

Fast Facts

Biography

Mr Ward is a Californian born model, actor, artist, photographer, designer, painter, writer, producer and director. He began his modelling career in 1981 and has since worked with a host of prolific photographers. He has also fronted an endless list of prestigious campaigns for brands such as Chanel, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, J.Lindenberg, Guess, Levi’s, Diesel, Wrangler and H&M. Mr Ward has appeared in numerous commercial advertising campaigns. Mr Ward’s career as an actor has also seen him star in a number of art house films and he is currently working on a clothing line collaboration with a British based company.

Mr Ward's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

The Providores and Tapa Room on Marylebone High St, London is great. The menu changes regularly but I especially like the open ravioli of diver caught scallops with yuzu butter sauce.”

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BEST BAR

“Earth Bar in LA where you can drink liquid magic (raw juice bar).”

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VACATION CHOICE

“I like to go to a hotel called Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa. It's a little secret hideaway that Al Capone used to frequent. It has natural hot spring pools, tennis and the best massages in California.”

TOP CITY

“Los Angeles - no other city in the world matches the energy there. I particularly like driving west on Sunset Boulevard at twilight.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

“I am a Four Seasons convert thanks to my lovely wife. In particular the Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.”

TYPE OF BAG

“My Brics duffel and my Mandarina Duck shoulder bag.”

FAVOURED BRAND

Dolce & Gabbana . I have had a long history with the brand and the guys, so they'd be top of the list.”

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ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“A fedora. I especially like Borsalino.”

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MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“My wife, Angela Bruce Ward aka Little Pee”

STYLE ICON

“Salvador Dali, the impeccable jester! I also admire Jimmy Stewart – no one like him around anymore, I'd like to don my suit and even up the score.”

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STYLE TIP

“Create a new you every day, don't get stuck in a look.”

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TAILOR

“I am a dab hand with the needle and thread so I do it myself.”

BEST SHIRT BRAND

“Luigi Borelli and Richard James .”

FAVOURITE SUIT

“Tom Ford.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“I'm trying to stay cool in the heat so am wearing some Velour chinos at the moment.”

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JEANS BRAND

“Skinny Diesel and G Star.”

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UNDERWEAR CHOICE

Dolce & Gabbana underwear fits me best and is swinging hot!”

PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

Belstaff do a great jacket.”

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SHOE MAKER

“I’m wearing a lot of Sperry Topsiders at the moment. I also like Berluti if I'm making an effort.”

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FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Grandpa's Wonder Pine Tar soap.”

DREAM CAR

“A 4-door Bentley Continental painted in a pastel blue with an amber coloured leather interior. It has to be electric, when they get round to manufacturing it. An eco-friendly Bentley!”

WATCH BRAND

“Rolex.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“Anything starting with the letter i. iPhone, iPad, iTouch, iPod.”

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BEST BOOK

“Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosinski.”

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FAVOURITE ALBUM

“Biffy Clyro's album Puzzle. They are Scottish (like my wife) and they make a mean tune!”