Sep 16

John Mar’s Back to Style Staples

by Sophy Kors · 0 comments

It’s Back to Style time downtown this month and it’s a good time to think about you personal style. How do you decide? I asked Alderman John Mar a few questions about his distinctive style at City Hall.

Where do you get your style staples downtown? Whether that’s a statement piece or a store that always has something for you?

There are so many great and exciting places in the CORE for apparel, I often go to Holt Renfrew, and Harry Rosen for accent pieces like ties and pocket squares and to O’ Connors for shoes and boots.

What place is a great backdrop for your style?

Life is very busy for me, so you’ll often find me at events all over the City, but most likely, I am at City Hall

You have some signature pieces (your Burberry coat and red pants) is there a story behind these pieces or do you just like them?

Most of my clothes for work are bespoke pieces, but I have some unique signature pieces like my Trench (Burberry Prorsum) that I bought at Holt Renfrew. I also have a fondness for coloured trousers and have a wide selection of everything from sky blue for summer, to a deep scarlet moleskin.

So? Do you have a place that makes a perfect backdrop for your style?

You might also be interested in where Alderman Druh Farrell finds her style inspiration.

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