Legal analyst and man-about-town John Burns dishes on his go-to style spots.
John Burns’s career in entertainment law has propelled him to the big time as an on-air legal analyst. Here, he takes a break from parsing the latest in celebrity legalese to share his style insights.
Fashion forward: “I think I might have been born in a suit. I embrace the European cut and a variety of colors. I am not a big fan of socks. I prefer to wear driving shoes or slippers with an ensemble—Versace and Salvatore Ferragamo for dress shoes.” His picks for dress shoes: Versace, Tysons Galleria, McLean, 703-448-5554; Salvatore Ferragamo, CityCenterDC, 202-289-6610; the online Italian vendor superglamourous.it
On-air must-haves: “A pocket square that pops.” His pick: Sarar, 1746 L St. NW, 202-785-0937
Weekend look: “Kanye West meets Tom Ford. I love ripped jeans and a long trendy T-shirt with Chelsea boots.”
Grooming salon: “A cool place to make business contacts!” His pick: Grooming Lounge, 1745 L St. NW
Secret weapon: “I have a sample-size bottle of cologne with me at all times. There’s no better way to make a first impression.” His pick: Aventus by Creed