No doubt, Hamptonite Michael Kors knows how to make an entrance. As the fashion icon toasts 40 years in the business—which he celebrated with a star-studded runway show and takeover of NYC’s theater district—we caught up with the style setter for a New York minute for his daily run of show.
BREAKFAST: Iced tea, blackberries, half a bialy
WAKE-UP TIME: 7AM
DIET: Simple with great ingredients—sashimi, Italian, steak and burgers
DOPPELGANGER: Kiefer Sutherland
NEMESIS: Anyone who is intentionally cruel
ESCAPE: White sand and blue water
WEAKNESS: Too much sun
UNIFORM: Aviators and a black T-shirt
HOTEL: The Amanpuri in Phuket
LAST MEAL: Cheeseburger and fries
MENTOR: Bill Blass
NEIGHBORS: A rock ’n’ roll legend and the ‘king’ of coffee
SHOES: New Balance 990v5
PET: Cornish Rex cat
BEST ADVICE: Stick to your gut instinct.
PHILANTHROPY: God’s Love We Deliver, World Food Programme, New York Restoration Project, NAACP, The Center
MANTRA: Be chic and have fun.
SINGER: Rufus Wainwright
TV SHOW: The Mary Tyler Moore Show
APP: The New York Times
CAR: Mercedes E-Class convertible
COCKTAIL: Ketel on the rocks with a slice of orange