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Mr Cristopher Canizares

Fast Facts

Biography

Mr Cristopher Canizares is senior director at Hauser & Wirth, an international art gallery with locations in Zurich, London, Somerset, New York, and Los Angeles. He has also appeared in UK Esquire’s annual best-dressed men list. www.hauserwirth.com

Mr Canizares's Recommendations

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FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

Sauce, Lower East Side, New York. The tagliata for two is phenomenal, and the playlist is 90s hip hop.”

BEST BAR

“You can never go wrong with Bemelmans Bar, at the Carlyle. It's just a few blocks from my office.”

VACATION CHOICE

“I was in Cappadocia this summer, in central Turkey. The landscape was incredible. The hotels are built into the natural rock, so one's room is a suite of interconnected caves in the cliffside.”

TOP CITY

“New York. I grew up there.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

“For vacation, when I was in New Zealand, I stayed at The Huka Lodge, in Taupo. It was luxurious, discreet and casual. It felt like you were staying in someone's exceptionally nice house in the country. For business travel, I'm pretty loyal to the Starwood group, and they take good care of me.”

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TYPE OF BAG

“I recently saw a friend carrying a Klein Tools canvas tool bag, found at a local hardware store for $40, which made for a really unfussy carryall.”

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FAVOURED BRAND

Lanvin , Balenciaga , and Maison Margiela , for their deceptively simple design and extraordinary fabrication.”

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ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“A great blazer. I wear one every day.”

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Tilda Swinton in I Am Love.”

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STYLE ICON

Gianni Agnelli.”

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STYLE TIP

“Don't be fussy.”

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TAILOR

“I recently discovered Galina at Elegant Mode Tailoring, in Los Angeles. She is incredible and will ship anywhere in the world. I bring her something every time I'm in LA.

Hong Kong Tailor Jack does great alterations, too. And a friend recently recommended Wilfred's Tailoring Inc, on 23rd Street.”

BEST SHIRT BRAND

Jil Sander makes beautiful dress shirts, and they hold up well over time. And Rag & bone is great for the weekend.”

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FAVOURITE SUIT

Lanvin . I bought a new Lanvin suit from MR PORTER a couple months ago, and I have received more compliments on it than anything else I own.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“I recently bought a beautiful pair of trousers from Freemans Sporting Club . Slim cut, flat front, button fly.”

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JEANS BRAND

“Slim cut tapered, from Nudie or Uniqlo.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“Single breasted, two buttons, notched collar.”

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SHOE MAKER

“I love Maison Margiela Oxford for dressier occasions and their replica sneaker for more casual ones. They both come in a wide range of colors and materials and are really comfortable.”

FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Sisley of Paris Botanical Moisturizer with Cucumber. It's the best moisturizer I've ever used.”

DREAM CAR

“Tesla Model X — it comes out in 2016 and looks amazing.”

WATCH BRAND

“I wear my father's old Rolex from the 1970s every day.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“My iPhone”

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BEST BOOK

“I just started The Cat's Table, the latest novel by Michael Ondaatje. It's mesmerizing. It follows the three young boys' passage by boat from Ceylon to England in the mid 1950s.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

“I have a pretty diverse taste in music. Recently I've been listening to a lot of Dusty Springfield, and I still think that Drake's best album to date is Take Care.””