Three stars of food, fashion and design pick out seriously stylish gifts for men
Author Jacqueline Detwiler Photography Brian Klutch
Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, the chef-owner of Red Rooster Harlem and author of Yes, Chef: A Memoir boasts the offhand style and the encyclopedic culinary savvy of a jet-setter. In addition to a natty jacket and a few kitchen provisions, Samuelsson’s list would include a donation to his wife’s Three Goats Organization, which provides water, education and food for children in Ethiopia.
Clockwise from top: Modernist Cuisine at Home, $140, www.amazon.com; Red herringbone blazer by Gant by Michael Bastian, $890, www.gant.com; custom knife by Paul Cox. $750-$2,000 ($1,500 shown), www.paulcoxindustries.com
“I love that this preppy brand from the ’80s, Gant by Michael Bastian, is having a resurgence. Their latest collection was inspired by a chef’s mise en place. How can you not love that?”