Since we launched the shop we have been introduced to many amazing people in the virtual world of blogs and social networking. With this post we continue a regular series of profiles of New School Dandies. Up next, blogger Lassi Patokorpi of the blog Flanööri.
Where did you grow up? In short: Finland. I'm not going to bore you with the details of my migration.
Where do you live now? I currently live here surrounded by a lake in inland Finland. Ha! That came out funny.
What are your sources of inspiration? I have never been able to source my inspiration. I'm sure it comes from all the old photos of people I see every now and then. Oh, and I often do visit The Fedora Lounge where I see a lot of inspiration material.
Who is your style icon? I can't say I have a style icon. I've never felt it to be me to have someone to look up to but I have to admit that Clark Gable had the best grooming ever. I love the pencil mustache and that's on my list of to-dos.
Do you have a favorite website? I like The Fedora Lounge and the ambassador of classic men's style in Finland: Keikari.
Where is your favorite or dream vacation spot? I would like to visit Belgium. I love Belgian ales and I find the country charming.
Tell us the best kept secret in your city. If I were to live in a city (by international standards or even national) I would gladly tell you. At the moment I reside somewhere that doesn't have any secrets that I'd even want to know.
At which establishments would you consider yourself a regular? If there is one place I go regularly it's a thrift store, recycling center or a flea market. They are pretty much the only places I ever visit if you don't count the groceries.
What would you be doing ten years from now? I will hopefully be teaching English unless my path takes me elsewhere.
What is your current obsession? I. Need. New. Plus-Fours. Exclamation mark.
Currently inspired by? The beautiful and sunny summer. I love that I can utilise my straw boaters!
Currently annoyed with? Stress.