If you’re like us, you’ve probably wondered what famous people add to their carts. Not the JAR brooch and Louis XV chair, but the ground coffee and the bathroom rug. We asked Barneys New York creative-ambassador-at-large Simon Doonan which items he can’t live without.
I wear my Naked & Famous jeans every single day. It’s a Canadian brand made with Japanese denim, and my pair is the “weird guy” fit. I like it because it’s slim but not too, too skinny. (Don’t hate me, but I have fabulous muscly legs. Always have.)
As far as liquid essentials go, I do not drink alcohol, but I couldn’t face the day without genmaicha tea. Unlike regular green tea or even matcha (which is the ground-up leaves), genmaicha includes toasted brown rice for an additional aroma — it has a lovely, nutty taste. I picked up the habit while working a bit in Japan. Arigato.
Okay, this is slightly cheating, but I really just adore my husband’s tomato candle. It smells like your granny’s tomato plants, but in a good way. Gorgeous in the summer, but also festive and ever-so-slightly freaky for the wintertime.
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