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Archive for Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Style Scout: Jimmy Calderon

July 4, 2012

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Clothing details: Shoes, Colombia, 1999, 30 pesos; shorts, Abercrombie & Fitch, 2004, $10; shirt, Brooks Brothers, in college, $23; glasses, Visions, 2005, not as much as they’re worth; belt, Pinstripes on the Plaza, 2003, worked there so they were discounted.

Clothing details: Shoes, Colombia, 1999, 30 pesos; shorts, Abercrombie & Fitch, 2004, $10; shirt, Brooks Brothers, in college, $23; glasses, Visions, 2005, not as much as they’re worth; belt, Pinstripes on the Plaza, 2003, worked there so they were discounted.

Name: Jimmy Calderon

Age: 44

Relationship status: Married with an awesome son

Hometown: Lawrence

Time in Lawrence: Been here since ’85. Moved away just enough to miss it.

Occupation: Spanish translator

Dream job: A good, cushy acting role in a TV series

What were you doing when scouted? Reciting lines for a play I was in recently

Describe your style: 100 percent Colombian

Fashion trends you love: ’40s, ’50s, patch pockets, Stetson hats, two-toned shoes, guayabera shirts

Fashion trends you hate: People who only wear T-shirts

Fashion influences: People I see around town

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Guayabera shirts. If I saw a bunch of people around here wearing guayaberas, I would feel at home. I would have a box of cigars to hand out.

Less of? T-shirts

Tattoos or piercings? No

Who do people say you look like? Robert Downey, Jr.

Tell us a secret… I think I’m very happy.

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msezdsit 2 years, 5 months ago

Look out, oh damn, to late. That was a plate full of food.

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