Five Minutes With Erik Brunetti
Concluding the Fuct connection, we caught up with the other half of the Brunetti family, and one of the most influential figures in streetwears history, Erik Brunetti, for his answers to our series of Mini Interview questions. A definate must read.
SlamxHype – What’s the best thing about the place you were born?
Erik Brunetti – The pasta; the bread in particular.
SXH – Whats your main consumer vice?
EB – Tylenol and visits to the optometrist..
SXH – Which 3 people would you want to have dinner with, if you could eat with anyone?
EB – It already happened… I had Thanksgiving Dinner with Helmet Newton, along with his wife June at a close friends house in 1999.
SXH – Whats your favourite website not related to streetwear, art or fashion?
EB – ebay.com
SXH – Best new fashion/streetwear brand of 2008?
EB – I haven’t seen anything that interest me.
SXH – Best song thus far in 2008?
EB – I haven’t heard any new music that interest me…
SXH – Best decade for music?
EB – 1960-1978…
SXH – Best decade for art?
EB – Great art has no time boundaries
SXH – Songs you consider to be timeless?
EB – There are so many that hold up, but here are a few of my favorites:
Eminence Front – THE WHO
Angie – THE ROLLING STONES
Gimme Shelter – THE ROLLING STONES
Teenage Lust – JESUS & MARY CHAIN
Sound of Silence – SIMON & GARFUNKEL
Jolene – DOLLY PARTON
SXH – What did you have for breakfast?
EB – Coffee