Best Dressed

Best Dressed Winner: Ty Barnes

Tease Salon Stylist Ty Barnes is no stranger when it comes to fashion and putting together modern and chic looks, making him one of 417 Magazine's Best Dressed of 2020.

By Jamie Thomas | Photography by Brandon Alms

Mar 2020

417 Magazine's Best Dressed Winner Ty Barnes
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Ty Barnes

Stylist at Tease Salon

What three words define your personal style?

Unpredictable, uninhibited, unique.

Where do you find inspiration for your closet?

By shopping in it. My closet is an accumulation of 30 years that I have mixed and matched from around the world.

What is your favorite fashion trend right now?

The revival of men’s jewelry and dressier looks, straight lines and tone-on-tone.

Who are your fashion role models?

My parents, Tom Ford, William Holden in Sunset Boulevard, early Elvis.

What person—public figure or private citizen—would make your best dressed list?

My partner, Doug Hesterly.

What’s your signature piece?

Big watches.

If you could wear one brand or designer for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Zara. Current fashion for everyone.

What is the most embarrassing thing you’ve ever worn?

Trying on clothes at Forever 21... and wearing them.

What are your favorite places to shop in 417-land?

Town & County, Blackwell’s, Modern Society.

What one item is on your wish list for this year?

A Cartier Santos watch. Since that won’t be happening, a bigger closet!