Robert and Randi Goldstein are busy with their careers and...

CANDID CLOSET

March 18, 1992

Robert and Randi Goldstein are busy with their careers and their varied interests in the community. He is the owner of Maryland Sound Industries, which provides sound and engineers to entertainers on tour worldwide. He is on the board of the Kennedy-Krieger Institute, the Peabody Institute and is a member of the Greater Baltimore Committee.

She is an allied member of the American Society of Interior Designers and owner of Randi Goldstein Interiors. She gives time to the Parents Auxiliary Board of Friends School and keeps up with two teen-age children.

Randi Goldstein

How would you describe your taste in clothing?

I'm equally comfortable in tailored or trendy, updated styles -- anything from jeans to evening gowns.

What's the newest thing in your closet?

It's a black linen blazer embroidered with geometric shapes and outlined in silver threads.

What's the oldest thing in your closet?

We've been married 22 years, and I still have a long sweat shirt left over from my honeymoon trousseau. It's printed with Charlie Brown and Lucy holding hands.

Do you have a true standby that you wear to feel good?

My favorite outfit is an Anne Klein silk blazer and pleated skirt. I wear it everywhere -- from work to an evening out.

What have you kept for sentimental reasons?

I treasure a sweater knitted by my grandmother. It's light blue with white trim at neck and sleeves and too snug for me, but I keep it.

What is your wardrobe weakness?

I can't pass up a great-looking jacket.

What's the most expensive item in your closet?

A Louis Feraud white linen shorts suit. I bought it on mark-down but it still cost plenty.

What's the least expensive item in your closet?

Pink rubber sandals that cost $3.

What are your favorite accessories?

Belts, earrings and good-looking pins. I can't manage scarves or hats.

Do you have any shopping tips to share?

You have to shop everywhere and look beyond your favorite store. My best shopping trips are out of town. I love those bus day trips to New York where I hit all the specialty discounters on Orchard Street. You have to know your labels and be willing to rummage, but it's great fun.

Robert Goldstein

How would you describe your taste in clothing?

I'm eclectic, casually elegant. No snakeskin boots and black shirts and white ties for me. My taste runs to the Versace side of Italian.

What's the newest thing in your closet?

A Mickey Mouse cummerbund and tie in dark red silk.

What's the oldest thing in your closet?

My oldest things are horribly ugly disco shoes with incredibly ugly orange plastic heels. They were extremely comfortable, and I hold on to them.

Do you have a true standby that you wear to feel good?

Feeling good is an old pair of jeans and a sweat shirt.

What have you held on to for sentimental reasons?

My wife.

What is your wardrobe weakness?

I'm to sweaters what Imelda Marcos is to shoes -- a real sweater freak. One of my best is a soft sweater in great colors from Missoni.

What's the most expensive item in your closet?

A Bill Kaiserman suit in a brown and black fabric that feels great.

What's the least expensive item in your closet?

My plastic shirt collar stays.

What's the wildest outfit you ever bought?

Nothing that wild or memorable. I go on two big shopping binges a year and buy what I like. Randi is the constant shopper in the family.

What are your favorite accessories?

I like ties, but I'm not really picky about the labels as long as they're done in beautiful fabrics and interesting patterns.

Do you have any shopping tips to share?

I have been lucky to do a lot of traveling and have found great stores all over the world. One of the best is Harry Rosen in Toronto. I think it's important to know your own taste and be able to ignore the fads.

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