Texture & Textile

When the city swelters in the hot summer months I have no mind for fashion or style. Give me a tank top and a simple pair of shorts and I’m good to go. It’s simply too hot for anything else. When the weather starts to shift towards cooler autumn temperatures I find myself enjoying layers again. Long sleeves and shorts are always a favorite.

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Texture and textiles are what I gravitate towards. Here I figured — why not? — and paired a rather loud shirt with an even louder pair of shorts. I liked how the patterns compliment each other, but the top and bottom are inverses of each other. It keeps things from looking like a uniform.

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I’ve talked about my love of DayGlo Peach and it’s clear I still haven’t kicked the habit. While this tank top might need a hot minute with an iron, I love the languid feel of the fabric. It has a very loose fit and I love how it floats in the summer. Adding a nice pair of sleeves lets me bring it into the cooler months while still adding a pop of color to an otherwise monochromatic look.

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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.