I have been promising you guys new posts for a while now and here it is FINALLY, his name is Maxim and his style is my kind of style, simple minimal and straight to the point, there is not trying too hard or over styling here just pure style, he is a friend of a friend and i managed to get an interview just for you guys so here it is.
Tell us a little bit about yourself and your city?
I live in Moscow, Russia, Tambov. I'm painter, photographer, free man and personal freedom is the most important thing in my life.
Describe your personal style and its influences / inspiration?
I prefer casual style. I wear comfortable clothes, often the things which are not compared to each other. I like a lot of piece of clothes on me, something like cabbage. I find inspiration in the music, poetry and in people's feelings.
What are your passions?
I like dance and i always compose a new fashion styles, mix them. I like to arrange parties, have like fun but sometimes I need to be alone ( Don't we all haha)
How did you first become interested in fashion and why is it important?
I guess when I was a teen it was the first time when I was interested in fashion. In this period of my life I have begun look to at people, the their style and worry about how I look and I was interested of fashion because of TV and advertisement, the influence it had on me from outfits of actors,pop stars and celebrities.
How do you describe the fashion scene in Turku compared to other major cities or fashion capitals?
Unfortunately I've never been in Turku, but I believe if I had the opportunity someday I'll be pleasantly surprised. In general the capitals are always fashion centers in almost in every country.
Are there any fashion icons or famous people whose style you admire?
I have no favorite designers,can i say that the whole collection of some designer would like me absolutely. I like parts of fashion collections of all the designers. This year I like Boris Bedjan and Ann Demeulemeester.
What can't you live without?
I can't imagine my life without perfume. I adore serge lutens, especially his crazy sexy perfume La Fille de Berlin
Favorite designers and places to shop?
I can't say I have a favourite designer, I have favourite clothes from different designers, for example, this year I like Boris Bedjan clothes, shoes from Ricke Owens and gym-shoes. I like show rooms, places where I can find a lot of clothes from different designers and also young upcoming designers.
A fashion rule you always break:
I always ruin colour spectrums, wear incongruous colours, I can wear classic pants with gym-shoes.
What do you think is the most underrated item in menswear and womenswear?
I guess men rarely look at underwear in contrast to women.
What's on your iPod / bookshelf / DVD player at the moment?
at the moment I listen techno music, It's so exciting. I prefer movies with action , drama and tears.
What would you say to someone seeking general fashion advice?