MITD X STREETMEETDC PRESENT "STYLISH MEN AND WOMEN OF DC"

 

 

BY NELIA DASHIELL

Made in the District is proud to release a street style feature showcasing fashionable men and women in D.C. We are partnering with photography collective, Street Meet DC, a diverse group of photographers that meet monthly. Beginning with only 3 members, Street Meet DC now has approximately 120 photographers attending their meets.

1. Unkle Scooty - @unklescooty

Photographer: @JRTHEWITNESS

1. Name: Unkle Skooty

2. Occupation: Co-Founder of Rock Creek Social Club,

Managing Partner at Premium Co

3. Age: 34

4. In one word, how would you describe your style: Comfortable

5. How long does it take you to get ready in the morning: 25 minutes

6. Who was your first style icon: Never had one. I take bits & pieces from a lot of different people and places.

7. Anything to say about the DC Fashion Scene: I'm not really sure there is a "Fashion Scene". I think DC is a place of individuals who march to the beat of their own drum. I see a lot of diversity and individuality when I'm out in the streets.

 8 . What is the last clothing or accessory item you purchased: I last purchased the "Rock w/ Holes" jeans from Rag & Bone.

9. What is your favorite fashion trend of all time: Eddie Bauer Polar Parka Winter Jackets. That's Classic DC shit!

10. Do you have any specific goals for the rest of this year:  My only goal is to continue to do dope shit with cool people.

2.  REBEKKAH SWEETZ

Photographer: Omatseye Ajagbawa

1. Name: Rebekkah "Sweetz" Williamson

2. Occupation: Artist

3. Age: 21

4. In one word, how would you describe your style: Basic

5. How long does it take you to get ready in the morning: Not long at all, I like to keep it simple. Id say no more then an hour and that includes doing my hair and makeup.

6. Who was your first style icon: I don't think Ive ever had a style icon. I just buy what I like, and that changes based on my mood daily.

 7. Anything to say about the DC Fashion Scene: 

I think DC is really slept on. We have a very diverse culture so you get a little bit of everything. Its a lot of very talented people in DC, as well as fashionable. 

 8 . What is the last clothing or accessory item you purchased: 

The last accessory I purchased was an apple watch

9. What is your favorite fashion trend of all time: 

The all Black outfit. Thats pretty much my everyday. & its Timeless

10. Do you have any specific goals for the rest of this year: 

I don't have any goals fashion wise, but career wise Im going to have my second solo showcase as an artist and hopefully get an art dealer.

3. Christian Herrera

Photographer: @JRTHEWITNESS

1. Name: Christian Alejandro

2. Profession: Student

3. Age: 24

4. In one word, how would you describe your style: Subtle

5. How long does it take you to get ready in the morning: Depends on the day. Anywhere from 5-30 minutes, depending on how late I am.

6. Who was your first style icon: Probably anyone in GQ

7. Anything to say about the DC Fashion Scene: I've been fortunate enough to meet some people making producing cool stuff in the DMV fashion game. I think there's a lot more creativity and style savvy in the area than we get credit for, but there's enough noise being made now that 2016 might be our year.

8 . What is the last clothing or accessory item you purchased: Topman overcoat

9. What is your favorite fashion trend of all time: Camo! Works across the board.

10. Do you have any specific goals for the rest of this year: Planning on releasing some of my own designs soon, (details in the works...)

 

4. Mitch - @milfmitch

Photographer: Alissia Giacobbe

1. Name: Mitch

2. Occupation:  Artist

3. Age: 26

4. In one word, how would you describe your style: Navy Blue

5. How long does it take you to get ready in the morning: I don't know, 30 minutes shower included

6. Who was your first style icon: My father

 7. Anything to say about the DC Fashion Scene: Sub par.. Low in standards.. Redundant.. I could go on but fuck it

 8 . What is the last clothing or accessory item you purchased: A Portland Beavers grounds crew jacket by Ebbets Field Flannels

9. What is your favorite fashion trend of all time: The color palettes and silhouettes 70's if that counts.. I think the converse chuck taylor exemplifies this.. Where style and and simplicity meet to create a timeless essential to any closet. Very over done but so good at the same time

10. Do you have any specific goals for the rest of this year: Nah not really, Im just hanging loose and trying not to soil my white tee.