TGI Casual Friday

For some offices in Silicon Beach, every day is Casual Friday. For the rest of us, Friday is the one day we can take advantage of some of the more button-down winter trends. Nothing says “workweek bookend” like a pair of dark denim jeans and a cashmere sweater. Since the Dot-com bubble burst, offices have […]

TGI Casual Friday
January 27, 2014

For some offices in Silicon Beach, every day is Casual Friday. For the rest of us, Friday is the one day we can take advantage of some of the more button-down winter trends. Nothing says “workweek bookend” like a pair of dark denim jeans and a cashmere sweater. Since the Dot-com bubble burst, offices have adopted a West Coast sensibility—making Fridays the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. Here our contributing CEOs Paul Kessler and Robin Richards share what they wear to show they’re ready for the weekend.

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Canali Regular Fit Dress Shirt in Light Blue / $225 canali.it

John Varvatos Hampton Fit Jacket / $837 johnvarvatos.com

John Varvatos
Hampton Fit Jacket
/ $837
johnvarvatos.com

A.P.C ‘New Standard’ Slim Straight Leg Selvedge Jeans in Indigo / $185 nordstrom.com

A.P.C ‘New Standard’ Slim Straight Leg Selvedge Jeans in Indigo / $185 nordstrom.com

 

Salvatore Ferragamo ‘Twirl’ Reversible Belt in Black/Brown / $440  ferragamo.com

Salvatore Ferragamo ‘Twirl’ Reversible Belt in Black/Brown / $440 ferragamo.com

The Frye Company ‘Logan’ Briefcase in Cognac / $528 thefryecompany.com

The Frye Company
‘Logan’ Briefcase in Cognac / $528 thefryecompany.com

The Left Shoe Company The Bradley / $550 leftshoecompany.com

The Left Shoe Company
The Bradley / $550 leftshoecompany.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kessler

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Kessler

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Paul’s TGI(C)F outfit

Paul Kessler is the co-chair of Start Engine, a company

that helps LA-based technology startups, and also manages Bristol Capital Advisors, LLC, as Principal and Founder, along with wife Diana Derycz-Kessler. Diana is CEO of the Los Angeles Film School.

 

Favorite Accessory
John Varvatos shoes and belt

Favorite Designer
John Varvatos, Gucci

Wardrobe Item in the Back of My Closet
Gucci Tux I wore when I married Diana in Paris

 

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Robin Richards
Robin Richards is founder of CareerArc Group and CEO of Internships.com and TweetMyJobs.com. He is a serial entrepreneur, whose past work include sites MP3.com, NTI Group, and Tickets.com. Robin also serves as President of The Chase Foundation

TGI(C)F Outfit
I like to wear jeans on Friday from Civilianaire or Abbott Kinney coupled with a cotton button down and cashmere V Neck from Local Beverly Hills boutique Carroll and Company.richards-outfit

Staple Piece
Without a question my go to piece, especially on business trips, is a two button navy “Super 160” suit from Brioni

pocket-squareFavorite Accessory
The pocket square. I make it a point to buy one at local boutiques whenever I travel.

Favorite Designer
Brioni for suits and Kiton for shirts.

Wardrobe Item in the Back of My Closet
A black, old-style Varsity Jacket with a big yellow MP3.com logo embroidered on the back, a present from our banker when we took MP3.com public 16 years ago.

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