NAME: Christopher Rogers
OCCUPATION: Designer of Rogersliu modern women’s wear and future college freshman at the Savannah College of Art & Design in Savannah, Ga.
Tell us about what you’re wearing.
“I’m wearing a salmon button-up shirt under a mint button-up knotted below the waist, an indigenous-inspired silver neck piece, sangria-colored skinny trousers from Topman, a snapback cap by Vans, a pair of suede brogues from Johnson & Murphy and a vintage attaché given to me by my father.”
What’s the best fashion advice you’ve ever gotten?
“Never take yourself too seriously.”
What’s your favorite trend now?
“I’m not the biggest fan of trends, but the return of the classic stiletto-pump for women (I’m getting sick of platforms), and colored bottoms for men.”
Finish this sentence: I splurge on …
“Accessories. I love bracelets and wrist-wear, and I’m a sucker for an amazing hat!”
I skimp on...
Are you a shoe or bag kind of man?
“I’m definitely a shoe guy. I have way too many as it is, and I just added three more must-haves on my list today! I am loving attachés and clutch-inspired bags for men though.”
How many pairs do you own?
“Thirty; it’s sad.”
Name a celebrity whose closet you’d like to raid.
“David Thielebeule (of Allure), Kevin McHale (an actor) and Kurt Hummel (a character on the TV show ‘Glee.’)”
What’s the one beauty product you can’t live without?
“Cologne and a nail clipper.”
What was your worst fashion mistake?
“Bootcut denim. Never again.”
Your house is on fire and you can grab only one thing out of your closet. What would it be?
Advocate staff writer