Mike (30 and proud!), born and raised in Jamaica, Queens NY, is a naturally happy guy who dances a lot.
1. How important is style/appearance to you?
Well I’m a salesman and marketer so my appearance is extremely important. I like to make good first impressions and be up to date whether I’m in sneakers or dress shoes. I like to turn heads and break hearts;)
2. How would you describe your style?
My style is Quantum of Solace meets The Glow in the Dark tour meets The Rat Pack. I like to always dress like I’m going some where and or getting ready to jump on stage. I’m the type of person who will get dressed up on a rainy day, because everybody usually looks like shit.
3. What’s your favourite item?
I have two favorite items actually. I have a pleather H&M coat that fits me just right and my grandfathers (R.I.P.) cheap Rolley Optic sunglasses…they look expensive and are crazy vintage. I had these college kids run-up on me one time asking can they buy them off my face.
4. What’s your favourite cosmetic product?
Soap on a rope and Nivea lotion…it will keep you from being all Ashy Larry-ish in the winter.
5. How would you describe your ideal woman?
She must be a nerd, fun, laugh at my bad jokes, flat stomach, nice ass-sets,intelligent, good breath, secure and not be a hater. I can’t stand woman who gossip and cry all the time. I come from a family of strong woman and they can’t be chumps. If my grandmother don’t like you then your not the one for me
6. Who is a style icon to you? And why?
I have two actually. I love (pause) Robert Redfords old school style because he really embodied the American Alpha-male swagger. I’m sure he’s still banging out young chicks at some film festival after-party in Canne’s.
My second choice would have to be Oleg Cassini, who was a fashion icon and noted as Jackie-O’s stylist. Oleg designed the look for the Navy and was also a playboy amongst the ladies back in the day. I actually had the chance to interview and meet him in his castle in Gramercy park. I swear the dude was like 90 with a mock neck and some white leather shoes just straight pimping it out. R.I.P. oleg!
7. What makes you so hot?
Whats my word limit? LOL
I think its truly all about your personality and making people laugh. The ladies Love a man who can make them laugh all the time. I would also say my height is quite an advantage. (6’2, ed. note)
photo by J. Guevera
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