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Style Scout: Chris Snipes

November 21, 2013


Clothing details: Items from various thrift stores.

Clothing details: Items from various thrift stores.

Name: Chris Snipes with sons Nico and Arvo

Age: 47

Relationship status: Married

Hometown: Columbia, Mo.

Time in Lawrence: About 10 years

Occupation: Stay at home dad/documentary filmmaker

Dream job: Getting paid for making documentaries.

What were you doing when scouted? Waiting for my wife to show up so we can eat some Indian food.

Describe your style: Autumn all year round. For the boys, it’s whatever my parents buy for them from thrift stores or whatever works at the time.

Fashion trends you love: I know nothing about fashion, and I wouldn’t know the first thing about explaining it to somebody else.

Fashion trends you hate: Sports apparel

Fashion influences: We mainly shop at thrift stores, so it’s whatever we run across. There’s no premeditation about it: It’s whatever is practical.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Lawrence is fine as it is.

Less of? Fervent sports fanaticism.

Whom do people say you look like? Christopher Walken or Willem Dafoe

What type of music do you unwind to? Cocteau Twins, Harold Budd and Anna Calvi

Tell us a secret: I’m indifferent about the Jayhawks.


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