Two Minutes with Matt Repicky

By Susannah George
26th Jun 2012

Mr Matt Repicky is on a roll. 

1) The Wall Street Journal asked for his opinion on what to wear when clothes are your job.

2) Stylecaster listed him as the fashion inspiration in their rundown on New York's 50 Most Stylish Men.

3) His breakaway blog, Men's Threads is on fire. Every time we google it seems another influential has quoted him.

As one of New York City's most sought-after predictors and challengers of men's style, we are feeling extremely chuffed to call him our own. Yes sir, Matt is our newest Urban List contributor. Self high five! For the record...

4) He is not Brad Goreski. Please don't ask him if he is. Again.

Once a month, Matt will give his take on stateside sartorial trends, as well as reporting from the trenches during his biannual trips to men's fashion weeks in Paris and Milan. His posts will be appearing on the site within the next week or two, but in the meantime, let's get acquainted…

TUL: What you do for work?
I work in fashion marketing for a large global company… I also write the menswear blog, Men's Threads.

TUL: What is the most exciting part of your job?
I enjoy the creativity of my job and the ability to see "behind the scenes" in how a collection is made.

TUL: If you weren't working in your profession, what other career would you choose?
Magazine editor, for sure.

TUL: Describe your style.
I consider my style to be classically colorful.

TUL: Must haves for the season?
I am loving chunky knits and have a hankering for anything bandana.

TUL: The last thing you purchased?
Vintage kilim slippers in a Turkish bazaar.

TUL: Best way to spend $50?
Living in New York, I love popping into Uniqlo for a new pair of jeans.

TUL: And the best way to spend $500?
Definitely on a Thom Browne shirt!

TUL: Musicians or albums you have on high rotation?
Really loving .fun right now!

TUL: What was the last song you downloaded?
Now that I have Spotify I haven't downloaded too much…

TUL: The best gift that you have ever received?
My mother has started gifting me family heirlooms and each one is better than the last.

Want more of Matt Repicky's take on men's style? Check out his blog: Men's Threads.

Image credits: Wall Street Journal, Men's Threads, Mikey Kay – courtesy of Matt Repicky

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