Best Dressed 2015
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78, retired from six decades in the public transportation industry, most recently vice president, engineering at Alstrom
417 Magazine: Who is your fashion role model?
Irwin Cohen: You may not remember him—Cary Grant.
417: What’s your signature piece?
I.C.: Burberry socks.
417: If you could wear one brand or designer for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?
I.C.: Madison Suits from Brooks Brothers. They are made just right for my weight and size.
417: What are your favorite places to shop that are in 417-land?
I.C.: Town & County, Blackwells and Jos. A. Banks.
417: What do you think is the worst fashion faux pas?
I.C.: Wide-collar shirts with wide-knot ties.
417: What’s your favorite outfit or article of clothing you’ve ever worn?
I.C.: Formal wear; it’s a nice change of pace.
417: Finish this sentence: “I wouldn’t be caught dead wearing...”
I.C.: Jeans with holes in them.
417: Where do you find fashion inspiration?
I.C.: My Wife
417: What three words define your personal style?
I.C.: Classic, not flashy, bold colors.
417: How long does it take you to get ready to go out or go to work?
I.C.: 20 minutes.
417: What are your favorite places to shop that are not in 417-land?
I.C.: Brooks Brothers & Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City
417: What is the most embarrassing thing you’ve ever worn?
I.C.: Wearing different colored socks.
417: What’s the must-have piece of clothing did you spend the most on?
I.C.: A tie.
417: What’s the best bargain you’ve ever found?
I.C.: A Burberry rain coat.
417: What is your favorite fashion trend right now?
I.C.: At my age, I don’t follow fashion trends.
417: What fashion trend do you wish would go away?
I.C.: European-style suits.
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