OCCUPATION: Freelance writer


HAT: Frank's Chop Shop New Era

SHIRT: Vintage L.L.Bean

SHORTS: German military surplus

BOOTS: Timberland Abington

What's your must-have item for summer? A good pair of desert boots.

What's going to be the big summer trend? Traditional printed shirts.

What sneaker style are you rocking this season? OG Nike Vandals.

Who/what inspires your style? My peers and references from the past.

What city has the best style? Kingston, Jamaica.

What movie best captures your style? Rockers, Taxi Driver, Juice, and Awaydays.

Who has wack style? Hip-hop dancers.

What trend do you want to see die?
The tight sagged jeans.

Last clothing item you purchased? A vintage Woolrich fisherman shirt.

Most money you ever spent on a single item of clothing? About $500 on a Ducati racing jacket. I would never do anything like that now.

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Favorite website? Favorite online shop? Oneupmanship Journal / Fruition LV

What do you collect? Vintage postcards.

What is your favorite brand? Vintage Woolrich, vintage Pendleton, Ralph Lauren, Clark's, and Nike.

What is your favorite tech gadget? Japanese Casio film watch.

What do chicks dig about your style? That it's masculine.

What's the most common statement people make about your style? They appreciate how I mix patterns with solid colors and how it translates in different settings.

What's the item currently in your closet you most regret buying? Prada sneakers from eight years ago.

What do you see as the next big trend? Men wearing more mature footwear.

What is your favorite city? Newark, NJ.

What is your dream job?
Anything that involves writing, travel, photography, and music.

Who is your dream date? Delphine Diallo

Last book read? City Of God by Paulo Lins

What is your trend-proof style advice for our readers? Stay true to your character and you'll be alright.

Photo by Amanda King

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