March Style Man Profile

March Style Man Profile

Channel Nine's Tom Mitchell gives Style the exclusive scoop on how to achieve the gentleman look.

By Jane Schon | 27th February 2014

Name: Tom Mitchell
Age: 27
Occupation: Channel Nine Sports Reporter and Presenter

Channel Nine Sports Reporter and Presenter, Tom Mitchell, in the Channel Nine newsroom wearing a black suit with a pink checked shirt, pocket square and navy tie.

"Never underestimate the power of a good suit."

How would you describe your on-camera style? 

Ron Burgundy meets James Bond – if classy looks could kill!

Has your style changed since you started in Broadcast? 

Most definitely – from slapping on whatever was clean at the last minute, to now having an array of dry-cleaned shirts and ties hanging in the sports department to choose from and have ready when news breaks.

Do you follow any fashion rules? 

Sun’s out, guns out – wingsback!

What’s your fashion mantra? 

Never underestimate the power of a good suit.

Whose celebrity style do you admire? 

Leonardo Dicaprio, Bradley Cooper and Becks.

Any past fashion faux pas?

Short sleeve button-up shirts – never again.

Your most indulgent fashion purchase? 

Spring Racing tailored suit with shirt/tie combo, or my new RM’s – can’t beat a good pair of RM’s.

Your best budget buy? 

$10 pair of chinos at a Bondi street sale.

What fashion trend will you never try? 

Baggy jeans – seriously lads it doesn’t look good, it’s all about a fitted look!

Your favourite Brisbane men’s store? 

Yet to really discover the boutique stores around Bris Vegas, but if you’re out there and reading this - hit me up!

Your favourite clothing store outside of Brisbane (or online)? 

I wear Rhodes and Beckett, and M.J Bale suits, shirts and ties – love the look and fit.

What do you think is the most important thing for women when it comes to style? 

Love your body first – everything else will follow.

Do you prefer…

Boxers or briefs? Briefs – Bonds undies all the way.
Smart suits or cool casual? Smart suits.
Short back and sides or a little scruffy? When I can’t be bothered/weekend I scruff it up – all other times it’s short back and sides.

Where can we find you...

On a Sunday morning?At work reading the back page of the paper and sipping on a coffee – joys of being a sports journo.
On a Saturday night? At home on the couch watching sport – again joys of being a sports journo.
On your next holiday? The UK and southern France – Wimbledon and Le Tour here I come.

Channel Nine Sports Reporter and Presenter, Tom Mitchell, wearing jeans, a white button up shirt and black tie sitting in a garden.

"I wear Rhodes and Beckett, and M.J Bale suits, shirts and ties – love the look and fit."

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Article by Jane Schon

Jane is a former Journalist of Style Magazines. She is addicted to theatre, travelling to far off places and developing her personal style (AKA shopping). Jane adores good food (and even better coffee) and is a self-confessed sleep enthusiast.

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