Pat McGroder, What Are You Wearing?

Trial attorney Pat McGroder practices  with the Phoenix law firm Gallagher and Kennedy. And he's a heck of a snappy dresser.

What are you wearing right now?

Navy Blue double breasted Armani suit.

What is the last item of clothing you bought?

(answer after the jump)

Custom shirts

What is an item of clothing you covet? 


Give us a childhood memory of you and clothes.

Had to wear a coat and tie from 1st grade to senior year in high
school. Private Catholic school requirement.

What are five things every man should have in his closet?

1. Navy blue suit

2. Black tie up dress shoes

3.  Running shoes

4. Pleated dress pants

5. Notre Dame sweatshirt

Name an item of clothing that's best when it's vintage.

Sports jersey -- Buffalo Bills/Sabres

Name an item of clothing you should never buy used.


What's your fashion advice for Phoenix?

None -- fashion condition is hopeless.

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at