Emmanuel - Rising Icon



The young 18 year old from Melbourne is a serious hoop fan but also a serious fashion fan. He has a really interesting perspective on style that was given to him from living in Melbourne. We talk about his taste for expensive things, his hate for Hypebeasts, and his optimism for the future, all in our convo with Emmanuel.


Where are you from? How old are you?

Born and raised in South Sudan 18 years of age living in Melbourne.



What are your interests/hobbies?

Crazy anime fan but ball is life.



How long have you been into fashion?

Honestly, about a year and I'm proud to say I have found my own style.


What got you into fashion?

My Melbourne creative friends who really influence me who got me into fashion as their style are unique. Meeting them honestly got me fully into fashion.


How would you describe your sense of style?

Unique, limited edition.



How has living in _____ shaped your style and your fashion sense?

 Living in Melbourne has changed my style and fashion sense meeting a lot of people who are into fashion and have unique styles shaped me to find my own from events that happened to runways which are held in Melbourne to reconnect our fashion lovers really opened my eyes to the fashion game.


Where do you find your inspiration for your style? And what influences you the most?

People from Melbourne such as the Melbourne creatives are my inspiration to improve my style they all influence me as their style are always A1 and each is unique to them.


Who is your fashion spirit animal/who inspires you? And why? (artist, athlete, actor etc.)

 A person by the name of Devilish_skee seeing how far his fashion game came I honestly think he is my true favorite song fashion spirit.


What are your favorite fashion pieces? (hats, belts, hoodies etc.)

Shirts I am a colorful person I love matching loud pieces with not so loud ones.


What are your favorite brands?

I'm not really a brand person but Louie vuttion are my favorite. Other brands such as champion, Gucci also are my favorite.



What current fashion trends are you loving right now?

Honestly, don't keep up much with the trends I am more of a focus on myself and fashion type of person.


Which ones are you hating?

Hype beast trends need to go shit was cool in 2015. People still think if your brand is expensive you have “drip” regardless of style and it's honestly a played out theme.


The most important piece of an outfit is ____? Why?

Pants for me something about me when going shopping I always look for pants first I can't explain it but it is the first thing I do.


Do you have a dream fashion piece? (a specific coat, belt, pants etc.)    

Honestly, anything expensive is my dream fashion piece to symbolize how far I have come.


What are your goals and aspirations with fashion? Where do you see yourself ending up?

Right now just tryna see where the future goes I wanna open up a business fashion store or brand along the future.



Follow along and keep up with Emmanuel's journey by following his social media below:


Instagram : devilish_skee

Snapchat : eman33674


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