Dinda is on time, grinning broadly, wearing a turquoise-colored longsleeve, a jacket with brown elbow-patches, over it. In the breast pocket of his jacket he carries a pen, wears bright green socks, gray trousers and leather shoes.
We asked him what he thinks of the current trends like Baseball and creepers, what his biggest fashion sin was and how he has found his style.
Describe your style.
Still in style.
Can style be taught?
If your environment sharpens your senses when you busy yourself with the topic, then style can certainly be learnt. Like almost everything else in life.
How did you find your style?
It has grown with my aesthetic sense. Eventually I got, that clothes are not only functional, but also visual. But my style is evolving. What I wore three years ago, I would burn today.
Important issue: style sins. What are your biggest ones?
Red cowboy boots with flame pattern. I loved her above all else. Why? I ask myself today. Pointe shoes, so the cut on the shit, I feel today as “Still in Style”.
What will you wear at your own funeral?
A tailored suit by Jens Fanslau..
At the end of our little conversation we want to hear your opinion on four current fashion trends:
Trend 1: Baseball
It’s great on the baseball field.
Trend 2: Transparency
Trend 3: Creepers
Photo: Marlen Stahlhuth
Alright, it is enough by now: this autumn, the crawling cold and also the wet feet.
From now on I am wearing boots. Call me whatever you want. If you insist also a Prenzlauer Berg-hiker.
Starting today, I am putting my feet in the warm-feet-classic RED WING, so that I will stop freezing. One would know this shoes mainly by seeing them on advertisement-agency owners from Hamburg wearing them during weekend-autumn-walks with their big dogs while resting on Sylt or on edgy Düsseldorf- inhabitants, who also enjoy wearing ‘Designer-Jeans‘ and half-long hair. I am neither of those two things, and I do not want to become either.
But them and me, we are connected now: by having warm, dry feet. And that is worth it! For real. It is enough.