Shopkeepers, Fine And Dandy, Hell’s Kitchen, New York

Style is …

How one puts himself together and presents himself to the world.

My style is…

Matt: New school dandy. I have an appreciation for a classic sensibility, but presented in a modern way.

Enrique: One rule I stick to is to have fun and enjoy dressing up.

Love to love

Enrique: Last year I bought my first custom suit. There is nothing like owning a piece of clothing that was made just for you. And also, the process was so much fun – picking out details like buttons and thread colors, lining fabrics and even ticket pockets. It inspired us to explore custom shirting and suiting for Fine And Dandy. Stay tuned.

Something special

Matt: I inherited several hats from my grandfather – mostly fedoras. They’re terrific looking on their own but the fact that they belonged to my grandfather makes them extra special.

Style icon

Matt: I credit the men of the golden age of the cinema as my style icons – Fred Astaire, Rudolf Valentino, Gary Cooper. I’ve never seen a photo when these guys weren’t dressed impeccably.

This story was first published in the September 2015 issue of W42ST Magazine.