GilbertNAME: Gilbert

OCCUPATION: Visual merchandiser/stylist

HOME BASE: New York City

HAT: J.Crew

CARDIGAN: Steven Alan


JEANS: Mavi Jeans


What's your must-have item for spring? Tank tops, twill pants, and some fresh kicks.

What's going to be the big spring trend? Dare I say stripes and chambray?

What sneaker style are you rocking this season? Chukkas, Vans, and Nike SB.

What inspires your style? The city, the people, and the mood I am in that day.

What city has the best style? My personal favorite is Tokyo.

What movie best captures your style? The Science of Sleep and Goonies.

Who has wack style? People who are too afraid to wear what they really want to and hop on the bandwagon instead.

What trend do you want to see die? Big gold chains and Gumby flat-tops.

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Last clothing item you purchased? Supreme fitteds and WeSC T-shirts.

Most money you ever spent on a single item of clothing? I spent $650 on a pair of Nike SBs.

Favorite online shop? Supreme, paul smith, aNything, and J.Crew.

What do you collect? Comic books, vinyls, and clothing.

What is your favorite brand? Nike, Stüssy, and Clot.

What is your favorite tech gadget? My iPhone and Mac book.

What do chicks dig about your style? Chicks dig my style? I don't think it's my style but more of my personality.

What's the most common statement people make about your style? "You look like a Jonas Brother," but I think it's said with love.

What's the item currently in your closet that you most regret buying? I don't regret anything, I just live with the mistake.

What do you see as the next big trend? It's hard to say, we've seen so much throughout the years with all these different eras. In the end I believe it will be a fusion of all of them to create a new trend all its own.

What is your favorite city? New York, hands down!

What is your dream job? To work for myself doing something I love.

Who is your dream date? A ménage à trois with Maggie Q and Zooey Deschanel.

Last book read? The Philosophical Investigations, by Ludwig Wittgenstien, and The Walking Dead Volume 11, by Robert Kirkman.

Trend-proof style advice for our readers? Follow your instincts and be yourself. Don't let anyone change who you are. Be creative and don't be afraid to show it.

Photo by Beverly Basiga

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