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Street Style: Third Thursday at Mia on December 20

Samson Melkamu

Samson Melkamu

Trends that should stay and trends that should go: We asked our Street Stylers this week to give us their predictions for 2019.

Max May

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Max May
26, Analyst

What are you wearing?
Tom Ford glasses, Raf Simons knitted sweater, vintage Burberry button-up, Helmut Lang denim jacket, vintage belt, Nordstrom dress pants, and Ferragamo loafers.

Describe your style:
Vintage prep meets 2020 underground.

What style trend do you hope gets left behind in 2018?
Tactical chest rigs.

What was your favorite purchase from 2018?
The sweater I’m wearing right now.

Rodney Alan

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Rodney Alan
57, Barista

What are you wearing?
Side-zipped black pants from Jaclyn Smith, vintage thrifted scarf, black sneakers by Ben Sherman, and faux fur Alpine Studio Jacket.

Describe your style:
Androgynous, vintage with a splash of color, and patterns, patterns, patterns.

What style trend are you hoping stays for 2019?
I wear what makes me feel good and don’t follow trends, so I hope authenticity.

Your best style advice:
Wear what makes you feel good.

Yione Hollins

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Yione Hollins
27, Special education assistant

What are you wearing?
Target floral blazer, Torrid jeans, Route 21 velvet boots.

Describe your style:
Comfortable, convenient, sultry biker.

What style trend do you hope gets left behind in 2018?
Chokers. I cannot wear them anymore.

Who is your biggest style icon?
I love Grace Jones; her style feels so effortless.

Matt Muraoka

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Matt Muraoka
26, Graphic Designer

What are you wearing?
Red suede jacket by PRMT, hoodie by Hidden Faces and PRMT, Edwin checkered pants, Porsche design boots and Philip Plein studded belt.

Describe your style:
DIY, most of my clothes are made by me or one of my friends.

What trend are you hoping stays in style for 2019?
Bootleg streetwear culture that reappropriates with the purpose of teaching rather than just stealing.

What was your favorite purchase from 2018?
My Boot Boy Biz shirt honoring the works of Antoni Gaudi.