For our latest short interview, I caught up with premium clothing surgeon Dr Romanelli. The Los Angeles based designer has been influencing street culture on many ways for a number of years now and continues to do so with various elements of work.
SLAMXHYPE / What’s your favorite thing about where you live?
DR ROMANELLI / The weather
SLAMXHYPE / Your favorite store in your city?
DR ROMANELLI / Mister Freedom
SLAMXHYPE / What are three items you don’t leave home without?
DR ROMANELLI / Laptop, phone, wife
SLAMXHYPE / What’s your favorite holiday location?
DR ROMANELLI / Maui
SLAMXHYPE / One place you really desire to visit?
DR ROMANELLI / Valle Nevado in the Chilean Andes.
SLAMXHYPE / What are the worst trends around today?
DR ROMANELLI / Faux Haux, pointy toe shoes, thick framed glasses with clear lenses, socks with sandals and crocs.
SLAMXHYPE / What’s the best thing to come out in 2011 to date?
DR ROMANELLI / OHWOW Los Angeles.
SLAMXHYPE / What’s the must have item for you for FW2011?
DR ROMANELLI / I’m really feeling the Junya Watanabe Comme des Garcons collection. Loving the knitted blazers and outerwear.
SLAMXHYPE / What are you reading?
DR ROMANELLI / Ram Dass “Be Here Now”
SLAMXHYPE / What are you listening to?
DR ROMANELLI / Wilco’s “The Whole Love”
SLAMXHYPE / What’s the best film you have seen in the last year?
DR ROMANELLI / Mike Mills’ “Beginners”
SLAMXHYPE / Your favorite website?
DR ROMANELLI / Not sure, don’t really have a favorite
SLAMXHYPE / What influences you on a daily basis?
DR ROMANELLI / My daughter
SLAMXHYPE / What will you do after this interview?
DR ROMANELLI / Drink coffee