This week we kick of our Style Q&A with the man who became the very first NicSocks Aficionado and constantly leads the way in fashion and trends in SA, Dion Chang (owner and CEO of Flux Trends
Nic Harry: What is your favourite item of clothing?
Dion Change: My Zeppelin jeans by Religion
NH: What is the oldest item of clothing you own?
DC: My father's 1950's skinny tie. (He passed away in 2006).
NH: Who is your favourite fashion designer?
Any designer who blurs the boundaries of art and fashion - my favourite, the late great Alexander McQueen
NH: How many suits do you own?
DC: About 8 that are worn regularly. Then I have a collection of designer one offs that are more of an archive.
NH: How often do you wear a tie?
Regularly, but I generally only wear skinny black ties and usually my dad's (see q2)
NH: Favourite accessory? (wrist band, watch, pocket square, tie, etc etc)
My nguni skin belts
NH: How often do you shop for clothing?
Whenever I travel overseas
NH: Do you shop online for clothes and where?
Mostly local online retailers like Spree, Superbalist and of course, Nic Harry
NH: What’s the last thing you bought online?
A pair of 3 tone brogues.
NH: Your least favourite thing to wear?
DC: I don't wear things that don't make me happy.
NH: Most expensive fashion item you’ve ever purchased?
NH: When was the last time you did the washing yourself and hung the clothes?
DC: Every year in December when I usually stay put in Jozi while the lemming run to the coast is underway.
NH: What kind of a shopper are you? Dash and leave or meander and browse?
DC: A combination of both. I recce (to get my eye in - necessary whenever you arrive in a foreign city) then do a blitz purchasing run when I know what I really want.
NH: Does anyone help you shop or dress?
DC: I left Downton Abbey ages ago.
NH: Where do you look for style or fashion inspiration?
DC: In my mind's eye
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