Power dressing: Renato Semerari

The president of Coty Beauty has his shirts tailor-made by two old sisters in Rome

Renato Semerari, 50, is president of Coty Beauty. He began his career in 1986 at Procter & Gamble and has worked at LVMH, Christian Dior perfumes and Guerlain. Before arriving at Coty in 2009, he was the president of Sephora Europe.

Suit by Hartwood

My style at work is very different from the weekend when I like to wear jeans, sports shoes and sweaters. At the office, I like to wear suits and stick to the same cut. They are all tailor-made by Hartwood in Paris. There’s a wide selection of colours and fabrics, but I always choose blue or dark grey.

www.hartwoodparis.com

Shirt by Vogue 2000

My shirts are tailor-made by two old sisters in Rome. They have a tiny shop, Vogue 2000, which I discovered by chance. They’ve been making my shirts for over 20 years. Most are white, light blue or blue and white striped – I’m quite classical.

Via Francesco Satolli 20, 00165 Roma

Tie by Holliday and Brown

I don’t usually wear a tie, but if I do, they’re generally from Holliday and Brown – I like the thickness of them. They’re nearly always blue, sometimes red.

www.mantero.com

Shoes by Fratelli Rossetti

I’m wearing Rossetti. There are three brands I always look at – Berluti, Church’s and Rossetti. Berluti is beautiful if a little expensive, and the other two are more English-looking. They’re always black or dark brown.

www.fratellirossetti.com

Socks by Calzedonia

What is most important are the socks! I love to wear long socks which you can’t find anywhere in France so I buy from Calzedonia which is fantastic and very inexpensive. They’re always blue, I don’t own any other colour which is quite useful if you lose one.

www.calzedonia.it

Watch by Louis Vuitton

I’m wearing a Louis Vuitton chronometer which I bought about five years ago. At that time I was working in LVMH and was only wearing Rolex or Bulgari. A good friend of mine who was in international marketing at Vuitton told me it was a shame I had no watch from within the group. So, I went to check whether there was one I like and I found this I liked a lot …

www.louisvuitton.com

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