MY STYLE ICON- George Cortina

The past few weeks have been mostly about fashionable ladies. thought it was time to recognize men with style.

mr. cortina is a stylist with great style. he is also a fashion director at vogue nippon (japan). chic and modern! classic and cool!

always with shades, always with a cigarette (somehow he makes this look cool), always perfectly dressed and always with his perfect accessory, anna dello russo, the outrageous editor-at-large of vogue nippon . the proportion and fit of his clothing is impeccable. like a modern day cary grant or fred astaire, he carries his clothes beautifully. his sleeves perfectly rolled, his pants the perfect length, his jackets perfectly tailored.

his signatures are double breasted blazers, white jeans, fitted tees, pocket squares, monk straps (usually casually unbuckled) and turtlenecks. funny these are some of my favorite things. and to top it off, he’s a very nice man, always with a smile.

when i grow up i want to dress just like cary, just like fred and exactly like george. chic and modern, classic and cool!

always in shades

unbuttoned shirt collar, knit tie and a cigarette


wrapped up in cashmere

navy turtleneck, navy double breasted blazer, white jeans, accessorized with anna

ankle grazing trousers

chunky sweater and white jeans

navy boatneck and white tee

olive cardigan with shirt tails out, unbuckled boots

blue, brown and a smile

rolled up sleeves, perfectly fit chinos, aviators and monk straps

a double breasted suit and a white woven

khaki blazer, navy woven and chinos- a perfect combination

navy woven polo, jacket slung over shoulder

navy double breasted, polo and a pocket square

olive suit, unbuckled monkstraps

ankle grazing trousers, phone in hand


ivory jacket for day and a mustache

navy tee and shades

time out

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