The poet turned photographer was a founding member of the influential men’s Street Style movement. Ten years ago he saw a female Street Style image shot by Scott Schuman for GQ before deciding to extend the concept to menswear. The movement then exploded.
New York Street Style Legend
So, what is Street Style?
The essence is a person who’s expressing himself through the way he dresses. It’s who you are as a person – you’re showcasing your personality through your clothes. But Street Style is bittersweet for me – there’s a part of Street Style that has now become just about fashion and trends – certain publications have created a brand-focused monster.
What are your style tips for the British gentlemen?
Always be true to self. That is the base of everything. Once you are true to yourself in terms of knowing who you are then it’s easier to express that through your clothing. Dress your personality, not just your physique. Get pieces that matter and you can see yourself carrying along your life journey. They will end up being your signature pieces.