Best Dressed

Best Dressed Winner: Rogan Howitt

Read more about 2021 Best Dressed winner Rogan Howitt.

by Krysten Muench

May 2021

Rogan Howitt Best Dressed photo
Photo by Brandon AlmsBest Dressed Winner Rogan Howitt

Rogan Howitt

Owner of the Golden Girl Rum Club and Sweet Boy’s Neighborhood Bar

417 Magazine: What three words define your personal style?
Rogan Howitt: Loud, confident and playful.

417: Where do you find inspiration for your closet?
R.H.: The beach, art districts and indie purveyors.

417: What is your favorite fashion trend right now?
R.H.: Gold chains. A retro look that only confidence can pull off. Wild socks, too. Socks are the new hat.

417: What’s your signature piece?
R.H.: An oversized tropical blouse, [gold] chain and short shorts.

417: Who are your fashion role models?
R.H.: Matty Matheson, Charli XCX and Dj Daq Attack.

417: What person—public figure or private citizen—would make your best dressed list?
R.H.: Crystal Methyd.

417: If you could wear one brand or designer for the rest of your life, what would it be?
R.H.: Reebok. Boks are eternal.

417: What is the most embarrassing thing you’ve ever worn?
R.H.: JNCO [jeans] in middle school.

417: Where are your favorite places to shop in 417-land?
R.H.: Culture Flock, thrift stores and antique malls.

417: What one item is on your wish list for this year?
R.H.: A colorful all-over print jumpsuit.