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Everyday Heroes: How Do You Wear Yours?

Back by popular demand, our everyday heroes are the building blocks of your seasonal wardrobe. For AW, we’ve recruited the help of our go-to gents in the style know to show you just how versatile these pieces are. Putting their own spin on autumn’s major players, meet Ben, Raja and Earl…

Earl James Charles 

Artist & Founder of TAKE London, Earl, has his fingers in a lot of pies. Between throwing events, modelling or working on his zine, he puts his own spin on our heroes…

Describe your style in 3 words…

Lost and found.

 What does personal style mean to you?

It can be a valid outlet for personal or creative expression.  

What do you love most about what you do?

I have a good group of people around me and I’m really grateful for the day to day freedom and opportunities I have to create and express myself, and to also be able to change my focus as I see fit. 

What are you most passionate about?

Developing my creative vocabulary and personal growth across the board as well as people. 

Who/what inspires you?

Natural beauty, music, people who are going through hell and keep going, friends of mine who have let go of their fears and "made it happen”, the Dark Knight trilogy and me mam.

Who are your everyday heroes?

My mother’s an incredible woman. I also have a friend who is a young musician and she’s achieved an inconceivable amount in a really short time. I’ve always found her work ethic and focus very inspiring.

Earl’s Edit

Ben Nordberg

Skateboarder and Model, Ben, is about as cool as it gets. Whether he’s on the catwalk or the halfpipe, he makes our heroes his own…

What do you love most about what you do?

I’d say the best thing is the freedom to make my own schedule and be able to do others thing I enjoy to do like surfing etc. I like to stay active and do a variety of things so I don’t get bored. 

What are you most passionate about?

In no particular order… skating, surfing, cars, football, friends and food. 

Who/what inspires you?

As far as who inspires me, there’s the obvious ones like my parents, but sometimes it comes from unsuspected people. People doing cool stuff from different walks of life inspires me. If someone loves what they do and works hard at it, that’s inspiring.

Who are your everyday heroes?

I wouldn’t say I have specific everyday heroes, but there’s a few people in my life I can’t go without talking to.

Describe your style in 3 words…

Black. White. Basic.

What does personal style mean to you?

Personal style to me just means being able to express yourself through different fits, materials and design. I’m very picky about what I’ll wear, especially t-shirts. I have a tricky time finding ones I like.

Ben’s Edit

Raja Sapra

Fashion Blogger and Economics student, Raja, expresses himself through clothes and his personal style. He shows us how he styles up the heroes…

What do you love most about what you do?

The thing I love the most about blogging is the idea of creating an image in your head and making it become a reality. It just amazes me.

What are you most passionate about?

Creating content – I absolutely love it (I might be addicted). 

Who/what inspires you?

I think inspiration for me comes in many ways, but mainly through like-minded people. I just love seeing people work hard towards their dreams and achieving everything they’ve set out to do! It’s so motivational and inspiring. It makes me want to get up and start working on my goals too!

Who are your everyday heroes?

My granddad for sure, he just dresses too slick!

Describe your style in 3 words…

Hmm… I’d say suave, elegant and classy. 

What does personal style mean to you?

For me, personal style is more than just fashion, it’s the way you carry yourself. I personally don’t keep up with trends, I’d much rather wear what I want, where I want. 

Raja’s Edit

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