2011 March 22
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The dashing Michael Bastian just received another well-deserved nomination as Menswear Designer of The Year by the CFDA—not to mention he's one of fashion's nicest gents. Let's discover all of the things you never knew you needed to know!
Name: Michael Bastian
Birthplace: Lyons, New York
Hours you sleep: "Seven."
Street of choice: "Jane Street."
Word: "Ya' know."
Do you drink margaritas with salt, or without? "With."
Favorite teacher: "My brother, Denny Bastian."
Entree: "Lobster pot pie at The Lion."
Favorite recent magazine article: "The New Yorker's article about Paul Haggis and Scientology."
Body part: "Legs."
Showtune: "Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber."
Tool: "Power drill."
Blackberry or iPhone? "Blackberry."
Bottled water of choice: "SmartWater."
Interns' names: "Stephania and Suzy."
How frequently do you check Facebook? "Anywhere from one to 1,000 times, depending on how busy the day becomes."
How do you like your coffee? "With just a little milk. It should be like Pantone HC73."
Exercise: "Shoulder press."
Anticipated autobiography title: "Bastian Road."
Greatest expenditure: "Food delivery."
How often do you drive? "Ten times a year."
Illicit crush: "James Franco."
Last time you graced a USPS? "Five months ago."
Monthly dry-cleaning bill: "About $50. I'm a big believer in washing in hot water and drying."
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