Over the past several months we have been introduced to many amazing people through our Facebook fan page. With this post we continue a regular series of profiles of New School Dandies. This week we feature fashion writer Lincoln Phillip of The Velveteen Prince.
Where did you grow up? Calgary, AB Canada.
Where do you live now? Same place (for now).
Where did you go to school? University of Calgary.
What’s your occupation? Fashion Writer and Stylist.
When did you establish your personal style? Was there a pivotal moment? In 9th grade when I discovered Vogue and those sexy Calvin Klein ads.... Seeing those images of lux, sex and beauty made me desire to be part of that world...yes at the innocent age of 14!
How would you describe your style? The spirit of soul funk and jazz musicians like Miles Davis, with progressive men's designs and grounded with preppy roots.
What are your sources of inspiration? Friends, designers, fashion mags, and people watching.
Who is your style icon? Miles Davis, Lenny Kravitz, Neil Barrett, Rick Owens, and Roisin Murphy.
What are your preferred dandy reading materials? Arena Homme Plus, L'Officiel Homme, Vogue Pour Homme, New York Times Style magazine.
Do you have a favorite website? Fashion? Too many to mention. Top 5...http://www.showstudio.com/, http://mensrag.com/, www.designscene.net/, http://contributingeditor.blogspot.com/, http://content.coutorture.com/category/feature.
What is your favorite personal item (non-clothing/accessories)? My pens by LAMY and iPhone.
What is your favorite clothing article or accessory? My Grey cashmere sweater by Corpus.
Where is your favorite or dream vacation spot? London, England.
At which establishments would you consider yourself a regular? YMCA, A store Called WORTH and Brava Bistro.
What would you be doing ten years from now? Seeking out the latest looks of the season, shopping and looking fine!
What else do you want to tell us? Support your local and independent retailers such as this fantastic online men's haberdashery!!