Style Talk

FR Style Inventory: Menswear Designer Robert Geller

German-born designer has no love for mandals
Jun 18, 2014 4:00 pm

We always have style on the brain at FR headquarters, so from time to time we reach out to our stylish friends to hear about their favorite designers and why it’s never OK to wear mandals. Next up, Robert Geller, the menswear designer who favors Belgian designers, prefers dining in his Brooklyn neighborhood and lets loose with tequila.

FR Style Inventory: 'Hedwig And The Angry Inch' Makeup Genius Mike Potter

He glams up Neil Patrick Harris nightly
Jun 10, 2014 1:00 pm

We always have style on the brain at FR headquarters, so from time to time we reach out to our stylish friends to hear about their favorite designers and why it’s never OK to wear square-toed shoes. Next up, Mike Potter, the wig and makeup extraordinaire who glams up Neil Patrick Harris for the Tony Award-winning Broadway smash Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Read on.

Old Flame Brings Classic Bar Matchbooks To Life On T-Shirts

A stylish way to remember a familiar item
Apr 14, 2014 2:00 pm

Here's a new t-shirt line worth noting. Rather that draw from band logos or ironic sayings, Old Flame takes the front of matchbooks from long-gone cocktail lounges and restaurants and brings them back to life as a style statement. All the info and more photos right here.

8 T-Shirts From Iconic NYC Establishments (Plus A Hat)

Old-school NYC food spots commemorated on T-shirts
Dec 27, 2013 10:00 am

Tourists and locals alike stop by Katz's Delicatessen for a pastrami sandwich and then walk next door to Russ & Daughters for bagels and lox. Next time you find yourself doing the same, make sure to add a T-shirt (or cap) to your order. After all, these places might not be around forever — though they probably will!

Style Inventory: Mathieu Palombino

Motorino’s pizzolo has a thing for watches
Apr 18, 2013 11:01 am

We always have style on the brain at FR headquarters, so from time to time 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, Mathieu Palombino, chef-owner of New York City’s Motorino.

Chef David Myers Has the Converse Collaboration Game On Lock

LA-Tokyo chef on Miyake, Chucks, Comme des Garçons
Mar 13, 2013 9:01 am

Chef David Myers cooks stylish pan-Asian food with a decidedly Japanese bent and a tremendous amount of elegance in its simplicity. That same elegant simplicity can be translated into fashion and Myers, as a chef who makes his living in both Tokyo and America, employs that concept in the kitchen and in his personal style. Now...how many pairs of Converse does he own? 

 

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.

Alexander Olch Is Pairing Ties With Cocktails

The NYC designer opens tie shop with bar attached
Dec 11, 2012 1:01 pm
Alexander Olch

"We're probably the only clothing store in New York with a 4 a.m. liquor license," says Alexander Olch, as he puts the finishing touches on his first boutique on Delancey Street one night late last week (scroll down for photos). The accessories designer isn't kidding: his shop carries his ties, scarves, bow ties, notebooks and other accessories in the snug main space, and there's a secret door that leads to a bar. Manhattan has plenty of speakeasies, but nothing like this.

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