Worn Out Wednesday – Robert Novogratz

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For more than twenty years, Robert Novogratz and his wife Cortney have developed and designed properties all across the globe. Their career has spanned multiple platforms from television (Bravo’s 9 by Design, and HGTV’s Home by Novogratz), to books (Home by Novogratz and Downtown Chic) and products (CB2, Soundfreaq, Macy’s, Shutterfly and Walmart.com); Robert and Cortney have done it all while still finding the time to have seven kids (Wolfgang, 17; Bellamy, 16; Tallulah, 16; Breaker, 13; Five, 9; Holleder, 9; Major, 6).

With a keen eye, the Novogratz have created distinctive architectural details from wrecks and empty lots; crafting exclusive techniques and finishes for each room with rare collectibles. An eye that has translated to Roberts’s wardrobe, with a mix of vintage pieces, as well as modern clean lines, he uses the same esthetics whether renovating a castle or choosing an outfit.

To see more of his style, check out his Pinterest boards on art, style icons, crushes, and fashion and see his favorites below.

Jeans: Levis 501

Shirts: Calvin Klein for T-shirts, Comme Des Gardons for dress shirts.

Pants: Prada

Suits: Yohji Yamamoto or Thom Browne.

Shoes: Rick Owens and Prada.

Accessories: I am into hats – Rag and Bone, Gucci Beanies and New Era Ball Caps.

Outerwear: This is my vice of choice – Prada or a Burberry trench.

Favorite Cologne: Don’t use it.

Your favorite App: Pinterest. As a designer I use it all the time.

Favorite piece of technology: My iPhone.

Next tech purchase: Apple Watch perhaps?

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