Snow arrived just in time for a white Christmas, but despite the cold, some stylish Denverites manage to be both fashionable and warm. Mario Marshall, for example, rocking a red pea coat and showing some standout style. Keep reading to learn about his winter wish, style icons and, of course, what's in his bag. See also: -Menswear on the Denver streets: BOYLONDON necklaces and blue suede shoes -What's in your bag? Microphones, lapel pins and more with Don Champion -What's in your bag? Versace rings and bike locks Marshall inherited this scarf from his father, who purchased it at Burberry while studying abroad in London many years ago. "Pieces like this old scarf are classic and timeless; I try to keep it safe," says Marshall. Marshall stomps the streets in these brown leather wingtip boots that are given a modem twist when paired with tapered gray trousers.
What does Marshall wish for this Christmas? "I would like to spend the cold winter days cuddling with someone special, watching a movie. I really want to fall in love in the snow," he says.
Check out what's in Mario Marshall's bag on page 2!
This is a vintage brown canvas and leather Guess bag that Marshall acquired when he managed the Guess store in Park Meadows in 2008. Let's see what Marshall takes with him on the go... Although the bag holds few items, they all have lots of character. This is the notebook he received from the University of Denver, where he recently graduated with his master's degree in organizational management and motivational therapy. "I usually jot down moments and memories so I don't forget them," says Marshall. We also have some Clinique foundation, Vicks inhaler and two RTD passes.
Originally from Dallas, Marshall lived in New Orleans as an undergraduate, moved to Denver for his graduate work, and is planning to move to New York early next year to pursue a career with his new master's degree.
Style analysis: Marshall displays his adoration of a gentleman's etiquette and tradition with his wingtip boots, pea coat and suspenders. The way he fuses timeless and sentimental pieces with his own original style is shown through his father's scarf, vibrantly colored coat and distressed bag. He is constantly planning ahead and on the move. His street style reflects his fearless approach to life.
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