Jose-Perdomo5.5NAME: Spanish José

OCCUPATION: Lover/artist/sales

HOME BASE: Queensboro

SHIRT: Polo Ralph Lauren


BOOTS: Timberland

Must have item for spring? A Baracuta jacket from across the lovely.

What's going to be the big spring trend? Chambray all day.

Sneaker style are you rocking this season? Keeping it simple with Vans Low Chukka in beige.

Who inspires your style? My older brother circa '94. Older people. The chillness of the beach and the rawness of the streets.

What city has the best style? New York City.

What movie best captures your style? Hmmm... Fast Times At Ridgemont High.

Who has wack style? People who follow other people. Like what YOU like.

What trend do you want to see die? I wanna see the trend of following trends die. Also wayfarers, they don't work for everyone. I still rock them though.

Last clothing item you purchased? J.Crew Hudson chinos.

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Most money you ever spent on a single item of clothing? $164 on a pair of Nike SB "Hunter" Dunks.

Favorite website? The indelible YouTube. Sartorialist.

Favorite online shop? eBay.

What do you collect? Things that other people discard of. Gotta give it new meaning. Also button-downs.

Favorite brand? Supreme, Marc Jacobs, and Nike.

Favorite tech gadget? My newly acquired Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3.

What do chicks dig about your style? Do they? Word is that it's super casual cool.

Most common statement people make about your style? "Looking handsome, José."

Item currently in your closet you most regret buying? Never that.

What do you see as the next big trend? I think we're gonna see the full return of Timbs/baggy jeans/camouflage coming soon. We went through the '80s and '50s so what else is there? Maybe zoot suits haha!

Favorite city? New York City.

Dream job? Traveling the world buying antiques for Ralph Lauren like that old, cool man in the Sartorialist.

Dream date? Zooey Deschanel for breakfast, Bar Rafaeli for lunch, Marissa Miller for dinner and Olivia Munn for a night cap. That sounds like a great day for me.

Last book read? No Logo by Naomi Klein.

Trendproof style advice for our readers? Wear it because you love it; own it or else it will own you.

Photo by Amy Hensel

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