417 Magazine: What words define your personal style and why?
Tom Carver: Underpromise, overdeliver.
417: Who are your fashion role models? Why did you choose them?
T.C.: Bryant Gumbel and Geoffrey Zakarian. They have great taste and are great at putting together unexpected tones and combinations.
417: What’s your signature piece?
T.C.: Bow tie.
417: What one item is on your wish list for this year and why?
T.C.: A pair of John Lobb black loafers.
417: Where do you find inspiration for your closet?
T.C.: Textures and colors that I observe.
417: What is your favorite fashion trend right now and why?
T.C.: Soft coats that work formally and informally.