ART/LIFESTYLE

WORDS #6

I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much stronger than reason. I am so thirsty for the marvellous that only the marvellous has power over me. Anything I cannot transform into something marvellous, I let go. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.

– Anaïs Nin

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ART/LIFESTYLE, PEOPLE

TIGHT FIT: DEV HYNES

[Dev Hynes at Lollapalooza 2014 via his Twitter account]

Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Author, and all round King of Cool, Devonte Hynes, is a fashion force. For him, the consistent and unapologetic nod to 80’s fashion isn’t a fleeting trend or “look of the moment”, but rather so inextricably linked with who he is that it would be difficult to imagine him looking or dressing any other way. Though not a style just anyone can pull off, he exudes such carefree grace with every outfit, it’s no surprise he has become an icon in both music and fashion. People all over are trying to understand and emulate the young Brit’s casual vintage class – There really can only be one Dev Hynes though.

So what is it? What makes him so cool?

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