The Luxe Life: Tadashi Shoji

The fashion designer talks about the objects of desire currently on his radar

NAME: Tadashi Shoji
AGE: 67
LIVES IN: Pasadena
WORKS AT: Tadashi Shoji
POSITION: Fashion designer

Tod’s “Gommino” driving shoes

“Craftsmanship and durability are very important to me when selecting what goes on my feet.” » $565 at Tod’s, Beverly Hills, 310-285-0591.

Ralph Lauren cashmere sweater

“Comfort and quality are key elements that I infuse into all of my designs. I look for the same characteristics when choosing my wardrobe.” » $400 at

Apple iPad Air 2

“When it comes to electronics, I am a minimalist. But my iPad is one item I cannot live without.” » $829 (128GB, Wi-Fi, and cellular) at

Gulfstream Aerospace G200

“A private jet with pilots continues to top my holiday wish list.” » $4 million-$9 million at

Moncler Down biker jacket

“A must-have for surviving a cold New York Fashion Week in February.” » $850 at Moncler, Beverly Hills, 424-354-4562.

Tumi Tegra-Lite suitcase

“This is an important accessory when you fly as much as I do. I pack light, so a carry-on is essential. These are built for endurance and are easy to transport.” » $695 at Tumi, Beverly Hills, 310-623-1186.