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STYLE-LIST: PETER DAVIS, PUBLICATION DIRECTOR OF THE DAILY FRONT ROW, ON WHAT MAKES HIS STYLE HIS OWN

Peter Davis is as New York, as well, New York. Growing up on the Upper East Side Peter quickly made the city his own. Eventually landing at Paper Magazine, where his style really came to life. Since then Peter has made a name for himself reporting on the people, places and things he loves most. And with one of the most unique closets we’ve ever seen, it’s only natural that we’d asked him to share his style list with us.

 

PETER DAVIS BY Alexander Thompson

 

PETER DAVIS | STYLE-LIST

 

Where did it all start?
New York City – where I was born and raised.

What is your favorite city and neighborhood?
New York and Williamsburg where I moved 2 years ago.

What is your favorite hotel?
The Chateau Marmont.

Your favorite restaurant and dish?
The Odeon – the chicken with spinach and mashed potatoes which is drenched in butter.

Best bar?
The Boom Boom Room.

Favorite vacation location?
Tokyo – to shop.

Favorite surf spot / board?
The North Shore of Hawaii and a board shaped by Owl Chapman (first place and first board I ever surfed on). Also love to surf anywhere the Paskowitz family is – they are my friends and mentors.

Favorite duffel or suitcase?
Filson carry-on in hunter green.

Favorite brand?
Maison Martin Margiela

Favorite jean brand?
Levi’s.

Essential wardrobe item?
A pair of Levi’s.

Favorite time of year?
Fall. Summer if I am at the beach.

Your style Icon/s?
The late Fred Hughes who was Andy Warhol’s business partner and taught me so much about style, art and design.

Personal style tip for others?
Always overdress in the hopes that you’ll end up somewhere better than you are.

Your tailor?
Timothy Everest in London.

Your salon?
Rudy’s Barbershop near my apartment in Williamsburg

Coffee or tea?
Coffee

Favorite shoe maker?
John Lobb and Greats Brand (for sneakers)

Dream car/bike?
I’ve always wanted a ’66 Ford Mustang convertible and a ’73 Ford Bronco convertible – a horse theme I guess.

Favorite watch / watch brand?
Rolex.

Essential gadget you can’t live without?
iPhone 6

Your favorite book?
A Confederacy of Dunces

Favorite song or album?
The Clash

Favorite not for profit?
The Coalition for the Homeless

Favorite artist?
Cindy Sherman

 

 

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