+  Edited and photographed by Iké Udé, author of Style File. Selected as one of Vanity Fair’s 2009, 2012 and 2015 International Best Dressed Originals.  +

special guest/DOUGLAS KEISLER talks about his 2nd outfit. #2 in seven acts




What items did you use to compose this particular outfit?
Paul Smith embroidered velvet coat
gold chelsea boots
black gold striped skinny trousers
playboy bunny gold belt black
gold jumper
gold spandex skinny tie
vintage tuxedo jacket fur collar
custom made chapeau:
(designed for me at san francisco fashion week accesorised with custom made rings by Adam Moore).

How did you arrive at the decision to compose such an outfit?
I always wear silver accents so decided to step it up.

Did you compose this outfit spontaneously or was it planned ahead of time?
It was planned

In a scale of 10, how pleased are you with this composition/outfit?

What roles do color, the fit and integrity of fabric play in this particular outfit?
Fit is always key as well as fabric and use of color and tonality.

How soon would you repeat/wear this same outfit again?
It is a favorite so will definitely make another appearance

There is perhaps a spiritual, emotional, intellectual or psychological aspect to what/how we dress. What is your personal experience in relation to this outfit?
An emotional bond of rocker meets dandy meets mod.

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4 Responses to special guest/DOUGLAS KEISLER talks about his 2nd outfit. #2 in seven acts

  1. Ben CS says:

    So well-put together! Love the shoes, the fur collar and hat.

  2. louis says:

    ..wait until he rocks the guitar…

  3. Suzanne B says:

    I like the colors and especially the hat. His use of color and hats to top his outfits makes this designer unique and fresh. Douglas is a menswear designer, isn’t he?

  4. Justin Thomas says:

    I love how the blue and green in the building next to you complement the gold. What building is this?

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