Although he is the cofounder and senior managing director of the firm Business Development Asia, Rellie is better known as a man-about-town. Since moving to New York two decades ago, the British-born graduate of Eton and Cambridge has been a regular in the fashion, society, and gossip press. The New York Post once referred to him as “the husband of gorgeous Brit socialite Lucy Sykes,” and The Telegraph labeled him “the token heterosexual at fashion parties.”
The jabs in the press make him laugh. He doesn’t mind playing the rogue, the rake, the roué. On his Twitter bio, he calls himself an “aesthete; show-off”; on Pinterest, he describes himself as a “pretentious Brit.” For More
Matthew Hemerlein was driving through Arizona, on his way across the country, in 2012. He had just signed to the 4AD label, and he knew he didn’t want to release his debut album under his given name, but he hadn’t determined what his alter ego would be. That’s when it simply popped into his head: Lo-Fang.
After the fact, the 30-year-old singer-songwriter came up with many reasons why the alias suited him perfectly—its hint of Taoism, its resemblance to “Wu-Tang Clan,” the softness of the Lo contrasted with the violence of the Fang. But the real reason he chose it was that he just knew it was right. For More
Over the past decade, Ralph Fiennes has reached more people than ever before, as a key player in four Harry Potter films. But he has done so in the guise of Lord Voldemort, an evil wizard who has no nose and whose nickname (“He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named”), like his disfigured face and body-concealing robe, signals his unknowability.
But now, as the hero of Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fiennes has no mask. Save for a neatly trimmed mustache, there he is. Naked. Open. For More
[above: Ralph Fiennes in Brooks Brothers’ wool coat, Boglioli’s wool blazer and cotton shirt, and Caruso’s wool trousers. Alexander Olch tie, Z Zegna belt, John Lobb boots, and Brooks Brothers hat.]