Style Talk

Meet The Chef Turned Designer Who's Out To Up The Chef Style Game

Chef gear, 100% chili pepper pattern free
Jan 17, 2013 5:01 pm

It all started when Alex McCrery, a 16-year kitchen veteran (Commander's Palace, Aureole), moved into the world of private chefs and realized that he didn't have to wear a traditional chef's uniform anymore. He started looking for alternatives, but quickly found that there weren't any. So, despite having no design experience, he created Tilit Chef Goods, a chef clothing company that focuses on style just as much as functionality.

FR Style Inventory: Pichet Ong

Thom Browne, GANT Rugger, never a poncho
Oct 11, 2012 1:01 pm

We always have style on the brain at FR headquarters, so we reach out to our  best-dressed chef friends to hear about their favorite designers and why it’s never OK to wear chili pepper pants in the kitchen. Next up, Pichet Ong, corporate pastry chef at New York’s Sugar & Plumm and resident judge on the Food Network's Cake Wars.

FR Style Inventory: Lars Andersson

The hotshot Swedish designer, live from backstage
Sep 13, 2012 10:02 am

Imagine the stress involved in putting together a first runway show. The dizzying array of details that need to sync up during the pressure cooker of Fashion Week. But Lars Andersson, a Swedish knitwear designer, rises above it all and keeps calm. FR takes a break from talking to chefs about their style to catch up with a buzz-y designer, who happens to throw killer Korean dinner parties.

FR Style Inventory: Chris Cosentino

Wolverine boots, Japanese denim, never Crocs
Sep 10, 2012 1:01 pm
Chris Cosentino photo

With New York Fashion Week upon us, we have style on the brain and decided to reach out to some of our favorite, and best-dressed, chef friends — to hear about their favorite designers and why it’s never OK to wear chili pepper pants in the kitchen. Next up, Chris Cosentino of San Francisco restaurant Incanto and various pork-related endeavors.

FR Style Inventory: Eric Alperin

Steve McQueen, Diesel jeans and lots of sunglasses
Sep 7, 2012 11:02 am

With New York Fashion Week upon us, we have style on the brain and decided to reach out to some of our favorite, and best-dressed, chef friends — to hear about their favorite designers and why it’s never OK to wear chili pepper pants in the kitchen. Next up, Eric Alperin of Los Angeles bar The Varnish.

FR Style Inventory: Bobby Stuckey

A somm into Brunello Cucinelli, vintage Hermès ties
Sep 6, 2012 5:01 pm

With New York Fashion Week upon us, we have style on the brain and decided to reach out to some of our favorite, and best-dressed, chef friends — to hear about their favorite designers and why it’s never OK to wear chili pepper pants in the kitchen. Up now, Bobby Stuckey — Master Sommelier and co-owner of Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, Colorado.

Alfred Portale Only Wears Black, Gray And Navy

Gotham's chef talks food, fashion, style and Crocs
Sep 4, 2012 4:01 pm

Before considering a career as a chef, Gotham Bar and Grill co-owner Alfred Portale was all about gemstones, jewels and general bling. We sat down with Portale to talk food and fashion, and got the scoop on what's inside his closet. Hint: it's not chef's whites.

The Wish List: Father's Day Edition Part 2

Found: The perfect Fathers Day gift
Jun 1, 2012 4:01 pm

Welcome to second edition of The Wish List: Fathers Day. Last week we brought you some of the most stylish Fathers Day gadgets and gifts - from linen trousers to tequila glasses made of salt. This week there's even more!

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