Street Detail: Carlos in Midtown

CarlosAnayaNAME: Carlos

OCCUPATION: Fashion Coordinator, GQ Magazine

HOME BASE: New York

HAT: Mad Bomber

SUNGLASSES: Versace

SWEATER: Vintage LL Bean

JEANS: Ksubi

SHOES: Stan Smiths

What sneaker style are you rocking this season? Chukkas and Stan Smiths.

What inspires your style? Global eclecticism, a kind of world traveler steez. I like pairing quality basics with ethnic accessories as a way to punch up your look and add a those extra dimensions of personal style.

Cite examples: Think Peter Beard collage walking down the street. I shop for accessories wherever I travel... some of my favorite pieces are from visits to South America, East Africa, Scandinavia. I find that sense of discovery to be addictive.

Last clothing item you purchased? White jeans from Uniqlo.

Vote on whether today's subject is "Stylin" or "Wildin" below...

Most money you ever spent on a single item of clothing? A Burberry Prorsum trench. It makes me happy whenever I put it on.

Favorite online shop? I have a weakness for Opening Ceremony's site... can't get enough.

What do you collect? Wrist wear, scarves, and coats.

What's your favorite brand? Givenchy. Does it get any better?

What's your favorite tech gadget? My iPhone... but I think that's the only legit gadget I own.

What's your favorite city? Rio de Janeiro.

What's your dream job? Whatever will land me a spot on Taxi TV.

Who is your dream date? Whoever can land me a spot on Taxi TV.

What is your trend proof style advice for our readers? Wear your clothes, don't let them wear you. That, and never underestimate the importance of quality. Investing in good materials will always be more gratifying in the long run.

Photo: Aissata Koralik Toure

[poll id="547"]

Want to be featured in our daily Street Detail blog? Email a head-to-toe picture of yourself to: streetdetail@complex.com

CLICK HERE FOR MORE "STREET DETAIL" POSTS

Tags: neo-colonialism, new-york, street-detail
blog comments powered by Disqus