Wendell Brown

Unzipped: Wendell Brown

Esquire's senior fashion editor unpacks his gym bag.

With job requirements that include covering shows, styling shoots, blogging and breathlessly tweeting, fashion editors don't always find time to work out. But Wendell Brown, senior fashion editor at Esquire, manages: conditioning with a trainer three times a week, doing cardio and squeezing in power yoga when he can. We rummaged through his canvas carryall during the madness of New York Spring Fashion Week to find out his elements of style.

Adidas Forums
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Adidas Forums

"I only wear black socks when I'm working out. I'm not sure why — maybe because in gym class they always made us wear white?"

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No Mas Shorts
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No Mas Shorts

"This line uses vintage sports logos. I'm not the biggest sports guy, but I just think they're really well done."

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Dior Homme Aviators
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Dior Homme Aviators

"I always have sunglasses and an umbrella. I can't stand a pop-up storm or being unprepared."

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Yankees Cap
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Yankees Cap

"I put this on while I'm working out to keep my curls under control. Mine’s more of a wash and go system — I don’t really do my hair."

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Tod's Leather Bracelet
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Tod's Leather Bracelet

"I have a collection of friendship bracelets; it's a mix of this one from Tod’s, a few from Burkman Brothers and one somebody made for me."

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Prada Dopp Kit
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Prada Dopp Kit

"It's great because if you spill something, you rinse it right out. I don’t know where I got it – it might have been my mom’s."

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Michael Bastian for Havaianas
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Michael Bastian for Havaianas

"I usually hate flip flops, unless I'm at the beach. But people who walk around in the locker room without shoes freak me out."

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Bruno Cucinelli Blazer
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Brunello Cucinelli Blazer

"I just got this blazer for fall. Since I go straight to the gym in the morning, I pack it then hang it up in the locker so it doesn't get wrinkled."

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Jack Spade Canvas Bag
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Jack Spade Canvas Bag

"It has to hold all my work clothes and shoes — so I need a big bag. I like this one because it has a nylon lining."

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Photography by Ashley Martin

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