The cultured state
Illinois, USA

We like to call Illinois ‘the cultured State’ for a reason: the men here are easily some of the best-dressed anywhere between LA and New York.

This story first appeared in The Inspiring Illinois Issue, available in print and digital.

This story first appeared in The Inspiring Illinois Issue, available in print and digital.

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01Sweater: Trumaker
Trousers: Oliver & Rowan Bespoke
Watch: Astor + Banks
02Blazer and trousers: Oliver & Rowan Bespoke
Sweater: Stock MFG
Shoes: Oak Street Bootmakers
Overcoat: Theory
Sunglasses: Tom Ford
03Sweater: Trumaker
Blazer: Oliver & Rowan Bespoke
Trousers: Zeglio
Shoes: Oak Street Bootmakers
04Jacket and trousers: Zeglio
Sweater: Trumaker
05Leather jacket: The Alley Chicago
Zip-up sweater: Trumaker
Blazer: Oliver & Rowan Bespoke
Sweater: Zeglio
Button-up shirt: Glass House Shirtmakers
Overcoat: Theory
06‘The Chicago’ hat: Optimo Hats
Blazer: Oliver & Rowan Bespoke
Sweater: Zeglio
Button-up shirt: Glass House Shirtmakers
Overcoat: Theory

Photography and art direction: Martin Perry

Styling: Meghan Castellari at Ford Artists

Model: Clint Barnard at Factor Chosen Chicago

Shot on location in Illinois, USA

Special thanks to Farnsworth House, Chicago Athletics Association, The Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park and Optimo Hats