Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Style Profile…Duncan Quinn



By day Duncan Quinn plays Clark Kent ,working as a lawyer, but by night Duncan becaomes a sartorial superman breaking down the “rules” of the stodgy old-mens-club of bespoke tailoring. Clockwise above; portrait of Duncan Quinn, image of Michael Caine from Duncan Quinn’s NoLita boutique, polaroid of Colin Farrell sporting a Duncan Quinn suit.
The Sartorialist asked Duncan ten questions about his personal style

Style icon?
Michael Caine

Most cherished item?
1940 Breitling

Favorite item of clothing?
Three-Button 13oz. Midnight blue chalkstripe three piece suit

Describe personal style?
Days of glory and nights of excess

Dress to impress who?
No one. Dress to make yourself feel like who you are.

Most underrated item in a man’s wardrobe?
Collar Stay’s

Never caught wearing?
Hmmm?never say never

Shine your own shoes?
Only an old soldier can shine shoes as they should be shone.

Favorite magazine?
Economist

Cologne, skincare?
Roger et Gilbert, Dr, Haushka

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  1. The G Manifesto

    December 4, 2006 at 4:04 pm

    Just picked up a duncan quinn suit. Smooth.

  2. costume jewellery

    April 15, 2010 at 5:52 am

    I enjoyed that, an interesting take on personal style.

  3. Cait

    April 15, 2010 at 10:15 pm

    Nice interview, I love what he says about dressing to make yourself feel like who you are.

  4. Joe Davies

    October 28, 2010 at 12:15 pm

    Amazing

  5. ken hill

    March 14, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    I love his ethos – Days of glory and nights of excess – a great but simple rule!

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