New style icon Rafael Raya Cano on looking good
Art week is here, and this season is all about creativity. It’s important to consider what to wear for this event, as you’re going to want something stylish and comfortable for a long day of art appreciation. How else are you going to get snapped by fashion bloggers? Throw in some vintage accessories. Nothing defines the stylish gent more than a proper hat.
Black felt fedora, $1,299 from Tasteless Hats Co. Shop HG10-12, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen St., Central, 2858-8170.
Keep it simple and casual with a fun printed shirt. It’s all about art, so there are no rules.
Abstract print t-shirt, $2,300 from Paul Smith, Shop 216B, 2/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Rd. Central, 2523-5868.
Wear comfortable sneakers, as you’ll be walking a lot!
Printed sneakers, $886 from 5cm @ I.T, 2 Kingston St., Causeway Bay, 2881-6102. Statement Pieces
The overall goal of your outfit should be to make you look sharp and feel confident. Want to look even smarter? Wear an extravagant statement jacket, like this graphic jacket from Hong Kong designer Harrison Wong.
Mech Patched Airy Jacket, $2,300 from Harrison Wong, Shop S206, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen St., Central, 6884-4877. Pattern Recognition
Think animal prints, metallic, futuristic or digital designs, and think of it as a good way to start a conversation. Try this green floral shirt from my own brand, RCANO.
100 % Cotton Rainforest shirt, $799 from RCANO, rcano.co. Bag Man
This is your chance to go for that fashion forward bag you’ve been dreaming about. Get a men’s clutch like this elegant black leather one from La Fléche.
Black leather clutch, $180 from La Fléche, Shop 131, 1/F, Causeway Place, Causeway Bay, 3489 -3689.