Mr Matthew Donaldson

Fast Facts

Biography

Mr Donaldson was born in London and has been working as a photographer in Paris, New York, Milan and London for the last decade. His clients include magazines such as English, French, American and Japanese Vogue, Wallpaper, W and GQ. He has shot advertising campaigns for Sony, Harvey Nichols, Skoda, Coca Cola, Sony Ericsson, Harrods, Missoni, Chanel, Loewe and more.

Mr Donaldson's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

Blue Ribbon in New York City.”

BEST BAR

Bar Longhi at Hotel Gritti Palace in Venice.”

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VACATION CHOICE

“Sicily. The food, the heat and the language.”

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TOP CITY

“Tokyo. I feel like a child in a wonderland whenever I go there.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

Claridge's in London at Christmas. As a Londoner, I don't think it can get any better.”

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TYPE OF BAG

“I haul my stuff around in a tote designed by James Holliday.”

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FAVOURED BRAND

“I have a weak spot for A.P.C.

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ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“Cashmere jumper. I can't do cold.”

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MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“My wife, Claudia.”

STYLE ICON

“70's Woody Allen. The master of understatement.”

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STYLE TIP

“Don't go XL...ever.”

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BEST SHIRT BRAND

“ Ralph Lauren Purple Label . They are beautifully made and last forever.”

FAVOURITE SUIT

Anderson & Sheppard in the day and Dior at night.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“Flat fronted Kilgour”

JEANS BRAND

Levi's Vintage Clothing 501 XX.”

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UNDERWEAR CHOICE

“None.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“Slim and cashmere.”

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SHOE MAKER

“Berluti or John Lobb .”

FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Sisley because of the smell.”

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DREAM CAR

“One that never gets a ticket.”

WATCH BRAND

“Rolex Submariner.”

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ESSENTIAL GADGET

“I could be without them all.”

BEST BOOK

“To Kill A Mockingbird. Atticus Finch is the complete man.”

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FAVOURITE ALBUM

“Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Four Way Street.”