Best Dressed 2013
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Occupation: Founder of Studio 417 Salon
Signature item: Baldwin Denim camo cargo pants
417 Magazine: Who are your fashion role models?
Paul Catlett: Matt Baldwin of Baldwin Denim in Kansas City.
417: Finish this sentence: "I wouldn’t be caught dead wearing..."
P.C.: Clothes made in China.
417: What three words define your style?
P.C.: Classic, Americana, hot-mess-eclectic.
417: What’s the most you’ve ever spent on a must-have piece of clothing? What was it, and where did you get it?
P.C.: $1,000 on a J. Lindeberg suit, at Standard Style in Kansas City.
417: What is the most embarrassing thing you’ve ever worn?
P.C.: Biker shorts—and then let pictures be taken. Big mistake.
417: What do you think is the worst fashion faux pas?
P.C.: Bad denim, hands down.
417: Where do you find fashion inspiration?
P.C.: Old-school American brands and also from designers of fashion and architecture.
417: What’s a fashion trend you wish would go away?
P.C.: Bedazzled pockets on jeans.
417: What’s your favorite outfit/article of clothing you’ve ever worn?
P.C.: My Baldwin Denim cashmere cardigan.
417: What are your favorite places to shop for clothes in 417-land?
P.C.: Dynamic Earth.
417: What are your favorite places to shop that are not in 417-land?
P.C.: Baldwin Denim in Kansas City.
417: What’s the best bargain you’ve ever found? How much did it cost, and where did you find it?
P.C.: John Varvatos boots for $25 in Malibu, Calif.
417: Do you ever shop at thrift stores? If so, what do you look for there?
P.C.:Yes. Quality-made vintage.
417: How long does it take you to get ready to go out/go to work?
P.C.: Two minutes.
417: What is your favorite fashion trend right now?
P.C.: Hand-tailored, American-made textiles.
417: If you could only wear one brand/designer for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?
P.C.: Baldwin Denim of Kansas City. Fits me like a glove. Designed, made, sold and worn in the great USA.