Sean Bonnette, What Are You Wearing?
is the guitarist and singer in Phoenix-based band Andrew Jackson Jihad . The band's currently trekking Europe and the United Kingdom promoting their newest album "Can't Maintain."
Even with his crazy traveling schedule, Bonnette took the time to tell us about his wardrobe, his closet organizational skills, and how to turn old pantyhose into snakes.
(Read it all after the jump.)
What are you wearing right now?
A Titus Andronicus Shirt that I bought from them at the Trunk Space, Brown Wrangler Slacks and a pair of Dr. Martens my grandparents gave me for my birthday.
What is the last item of clothing you bought?
A hat for my girlfriend from this punk vintage store in Edinburgh, Scotland.
What is the item of clothing you most covet at the moment?
A pair of shoes that I can comfortably skateboard in. Right now these Dr. Martens are keeping my feet dry on rainy days, but our UK driver brought a skateboard and I wanna fucking shred!
Give us a childhood memory of you and clothes:
My mom and I used to fill her old pantyhose with pillow stuffing and draw snake eyes on the end with a marker to make pretend snakes.
Name five items every man should have in his closet:
In no particular order:
1.) soft things for guests to lay on if they stay over i.e. sleeping bags, spare pillows, blankets
2.) important paperwork
4.) random odds and ends
5.) extra space to put clutter in when you have guests over
Name an item of clothing that's best when it's vintage:
I have no preference, unfortunately.
Name an item of clothing you should NEVER buy used:
What is your one piece of fashion advice for Phoenix?
In the summer, if you are comfortable driving shirtless while listening to Steely Dan, do it. It will improve your quality of life by 200 percent.
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