the ultimate pleasure: time spent with Patrick McDonald
ts: who inspires you lately?
pm: I seem to be inspired by my surroundings more than one person.
ts: where do you draw inspiration from?
pm: the streets, classic hollywood films and all the eccentrics past and present.
ts: define dandy.
ts: 3 favorite restaurants in nyc?
pm: Indochine, odeon, veselka.
ts: 3 favorite cities and why?
NYC: it's my love and my inspiration.
paris: for it's style, history and lighting.
san fransisco: for it's history and the Castro.
ts: what have you learned about yourself during the pandemic?
pm: I can gain weight. (I have since lost it!)
ts: 3 favorite artists?
pm: salvador dali, henri de toulouse-lautrec and richard w richards.
ts: what is your most cherished possession?
pm: my eyebrow pencil.
ts: 3 favorite movies?
pm: vertigo, orlando, auntie mame.
ts: how many times would you say you were photographed by bill cunningham?
pm: hundreds! it was a validation by the smartest man in fashion.
ts: favorite color?
ts: favorite scent?
pm: women's rive gauche- yves saint laurent.
ts: favorite flower?
ts: how do you erase hate in your every day life?
pm: I close my ears.
portrait by : michael mc donald - IG: @mmpalmsprings
location: palm springs, california.
patrick mc donald - IG: @dandyofnewyork