Phillip Bloch

Occupation: 
Stylist, TV Personality and Renaissance Man
Home: 
New York City and L.A.
What he’s wearing: Donna Karan vest, recycled from old tux; Kangol hat; Hugo Boss tie; Paige jeans; Prada knapsack; Ralph Lauren shirt from TJ Maxx; Black Patent Leather Nike Air Force 1s
 
Fashion icons:  Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren, Natalie Wood
 
When he knew he wanted to be a stylist: “When I walked out of the movie Mahogany.”
 
Personal style: Classic old Hollywood meets urban homeboy chic
 
Designers he adores: Catherine Malandrino, Colette Dinnigan, Luisa Beccaria for women; Paul Smith, John Varvatos, and  Joseph Abboud for men
 
Wardrobe essentials: Jil Sander white Henley, Hugo Boss slim ties, Paige dark denim jeans, EXPRESS Military-style shirts
 
Fave accessories: Prada knapsack in brown and black, Yankees baseball hats and Kangol caps
 
Latest obsessions: Nike custom sneakers and Belstaff jacket
 
Basics behind women looking their best:
1. Undergarments, like Spanx or Hanes Smooth Illusions. They make clothes look great!
2. Well-tailored clothes.
3. Hydration.
4. Great perfume. 
 
Beauty buys: Kiehls eye cream and Line-Reducing Concentrate; Paul Mitchell Tea Tree hand soap in a bottle  “for my guest bathrooms.”
 
Hair must-haves: Fullmore hair thickener and Bumble and bumble Hair Powder  (for on-camera). “My hats hide a multitude of bad hair days!”
 
Always in his bag: “Sunglasses, Sprint Samsung phone, iPod, coconut water, Listermints, and my book!”
 
Worth the splurge: Burberry Military Style Coat
 
Cheap Thrill: "My bicycle, which I ride everywhere in the city. It’s green and keeps me in shape.”
 
Favorite movie stars: Brad Pitt, Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts
 
Celebs he’s styled: Halle Berry, Michael Jackson, Cindy Crawford, Pierce Brosnan
 
Fave shoes: Nike Slides, Chanel flip flops, Alexander McQueen’s Puma sneakers
 
Beloved blogs: Access Hollywood, Simon Doonan (for The Observer), and Perez Hilton. “I like a little gossip.”
 
Top online shops: Shop It To Me and eBay
 
Where he fuels up: Fig & Olive in New York; The Ivy in L.A. and KOI in both cities
 
Stays away from: Liquor. “It’s aging.”
 
Music he grooves to: R&B--Usher, Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Lionel Ritchie
 
Loves to travel to: Paris and Anguilla
 
How he’s reducing his carbon footprint: Rides bike, takes subway, recycles, and uses energy-saving lightbulbs
 
Charities he supports: The Creative Coalition, All For Africa, St. Jude