My Style: Martin Gjesing

Martin Gjesing founder of Moon Agency

Photo: Rasmus Weng Karlsen — Courtesy of Martin Gjesing

Please describe your style in three words.

Three words: rock and roll.

What is the biggest mistake one can make when getting dressed?

Boots first, pants thereafter...

Do you believe in role models?

No. I take inspiration from everything I meet in my daily life.

What are your favourite fabrics?

Leather and denim and leather again.

Are there any style combinations that you object to?

Anything preppy.

Which city has the best-dressed men?

Copenhagen.

Would you say that you are conservative or bold?

Bolder.

What are the rules in the way you dress?

Always cowboy boots.

Celebrities and style...

Suck.

Name one garment/accessory that you can never have enough of?

Cowboy boots.

A man should always look like...

Bruce Springsteen in the early 80’s.

Who taught you what you know about style?

Jonny Johansson of Acne Studios.

How do you select your clothing every morning?

I open my wardrobe and dive in.

What is your biggest regret?

That I don't have more cowboys boots than I currently have.

The three essential things a man should know about style are...

Don't talk about it, just do it.

Do you have any shopping rituals?

I just started my own business, so I can’t afford to shop as much anymore.

We will never see you wearing...

Never say never.

The most stylish person you have ever seen...

Me.

What is the first thing you notice on a man?

Is this a homosexual joke?

The one image that defined your approach to style...

Axl Rose on the back cover of the Guns and Roses album, G N' R Lies.

Which new designers do you follow and why?

No one.

What are the most treasured items in your wardrobe?

My cowboy boots.

Is comfort an enemy of style?

Yes, very much.

Which designer never fails to impress you?

Dries Van Noten.

Who would you like to recommend for My Style?

Richardos Klarén of the brand Our Legacy.

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