Vito Casiello, Marketing and Communications Manager for Italian-South African Chamber of Trade & Industries, is a stylishly successful business man who shares his tips and tricks on what his style is all about.
Nic Harry: What is your favourite item of clothing?
Vito Casiello: My suspenders - great thing is they can go with everything and add that little bit of 'me' flavour.
NH: What is the oldest item of clothing you own?
VC: I have become very attached to my scarves.
NH: Who is your favourite fashion designer?
VC: I enjoy mixing my fashion styles and dress, very Italian.
NH: What was your favourite item of clothing as child?
VC: I would not go anywhere without a tie. It made me feel good and still does.
NH: How many suits do you own?
VC: I work in a corporate world where suits are necessary and important, so I own quite a few. They create a sense of professionalism and allow me to get into the zone for my task at hand.
NH: How often do you wear a tie?
VC: As much as I can, they are my favourite item of clothing.
NH: Favourite accessory?
VC: I do not go anywhere without a favourite watch and wrist band.
NH: How often do you shop for clothing?
VC: I enjoy the new fashion trends and am always on the lookout for a new, fashionable item, be it online or in a shop. Whenever I am in Italy I am sure to buy a few things.
NH: Do you shop online for clothes and where?
Online I shop at Yoox.com
mainly. However if I find a stunning item I will purchase it, no matter where it is.
NH: What’s the last thing you bought online?
VC: I wouldn't say I bought it online, but the last package I received came from my family in Italy, jeans and shirts.
NH: Your least favourite thing to wear?
VC: I like to look neat, respectable and fashionable, so I am generally open to wearing anything that creates that feeling for me.
NH: When was the last time you did the washing yourself and hung the clothes?
VC: I do washing whenever it is needed and am not scared to do it myself.
NH: What kind of a shopper are you? Dash and leave or meander and browse?
VC: I dash and leave when time does not allow, however I do meander and browse if I have time or am looking for a specific item or specific look.
NH: Does anyone help you shop or dress?
VC: No, I enjoy fashion and enjoy shopping for my own specific style.
NH: Where do you look for style or fashion inspiration? Magazines, online?
VC: I enjoy reading magazines and newspapers. I follow news and trends from what is happening around the world daily to fashion to food. So I am continuously updated on all platforms of communication.
NH: Winter or summer styles?
NH: Sneakers or slops?
VC: I enjoy both.
NH: Boxers or briefs?
NH: Button up or t-shirt?
VC: Depends on what the occasion is.
NH: Denims or chinos?
NH: Shirts: Tucked in or left out?
VC: Tucked but depends what I am doing or where I am going.