Technicolor Grunge

I’ve always been a creature of habit, and I feel like I’ve shot various verisons of this outfit before. But it’s something I keep coming back to over and over, so here we are. Here the flannel-jeans-grunge look gets a twist with a technicolor shoe, and  a tank top and a breezy pair of jeans give this look the perfect summer update.

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And, as always, it’s all about the sunglasses. When the whole look is basically monochrome, adding a color in an accessory is a great way to spice things up. Remember, as in life, moderation makes the sweet taste sweeter. These bad boys are the Neptune from SpyOptic and I love the oversized square frame.

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I’ve never really been one for super ripped up jeans — I can already hear my grandmother telling me I’m crazy for these — but I’ve always loved seeing them on other people. The ones I tried never felt quite right until these came into my life, and while they’re definitely not my everyday jeans, I do love them for something a little bit different.

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The shoes are some of my favorites and you’ve seen them with a variety of different looks. Yellow shoes are kind of my thing, and I love the unexpected pop of color they add. And I always get compliments on them. Need an ego boost? Get a pair of yellow shoes — you’ll thank me later.

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Tank top from H&M / Vintage Flannel / Gennaro Jeans / Nike Dunks / Sunglasses c/o SpyOptic

Photos courtesy Kristin Booker

Jeff Smith

Jeff started in photography and short format video, and he's been at the forefront of the web tv movement. He’s worked on haute couture shoots in Paris, shot street style in Milan, and is currently developing a steady roster of beauty, fashion, and digital clients in NYC.