Dopp Kit: Vintage fashion guru Cameron Silver of Decades talks grooming products
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Cameron Silver is nothing if not impeccably groomed.
Owner of the influential Decades vintage fashion boutique, brand consultant and co-designer of the Decades Denim line, he’s frequently seen around town in high-end designer duds (think Balenciaga suits and custom George Esquivel shoes), with nary a hair out of place.
How does he do it? Silver — the very first subject of our man-focused Dopp Kit series — reveals his indispensible grooming products. Not surprisingly, his top-five toiletries are as luxe as his wardobe:
Erno Laszlo Sea Mud Soap, $40: ‘This is the best cleanser,’ said Silver, who follows the ’30 splash method’ (splashing your face with water 30 times after cleansing) ‘religiously.’
Aesop Deoderant, $35: The unisex spray deoderant, which packs a blend of essential oils and a heady vetiver scent ‘is a non-aluminum way to fight the sweat,’ said Silver.
Fekkai Coiff Nonchalant Piecing and Forming Wax: $24: ‘I don’t know what’s in it, but it makes my hair go where it needs to go,’ Silver said of the popular paste.
Frederic Malle Geranium pour Monsieur, $225: Silver buys the travel size of this geranium-based fragrance — which also boasts notes of mint, anise, vetiver and musk — ‘and I always smell delish.’
Perricone MD Neuropeptide Firming Moisturizer, $280: He relies on this emollient, anti-aging cream because ‘Who doesn’t need some firming in the morning?’
-- Emili Vesilind
Photos, from top: Cameron Silver; credit: Decades. Erno Laszlo Sea Mud Soap; credit: Erno Laszlo. Fekkai Coiff Nonchalant Piecing and Forming Wax; credit: Frederic Fekkai. Perricone MD; credit: Perricone MD.