Carlos M. Gutiérrez Jr., 27
How would you describe your style?
Classic and adventurous.
Zegna for suits, Hermès and Bulgari for ties, and Ferragamo for shoes.
Favorite places to shop in Washington?
Barneys Co-Op, Neiman Marcus.
Do you have a fashion inspiration?
My father [Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutiérrez]. He acquired his sense of style from his father and made some adjustments. I do the same.
Any fashion disasters in your past?
A couple of pinstripe suits that would have been a hit in 1920s Chicago.
Favorite thing in your closet?
Sneakers by Creative Recreation.
Best fashion advice you’ve received?
Don’t jump on fads. Classics never go out of style.
Is there a dream item you’d love to own?
A white, tailor-made guayabera, the traditional shirt of Cuba.