Style scout: Adam Smith


Lawrence Journal-World

Shirt: Gap, 2009, $20. Sunglasses: Purchased online, 2009, $175. Jeans: Arizona Trading Company, August 2010, $20. Shoes: Shark’s Surf Shop, Vans, June 2010, gift.


Lawrence Journal-World

Belt buckle: The Secret Store, San Francisco, 1995, gift.

Age: 33

Sign: Scorpio

Occupation: Bartender at the Bourgeois Pig, owner of Invisible Hand Gallery

Hometown: Eureka Springs, Ark.

How long have you lived in Lawrence? Four years.

What were you doing when you were scouted? Hanging at the Pig.

How would you describe your style? Simple, solid colors and hopefully well-fitting clothing.

What are your current favorite fashion trends? Wearing sunglasses indoors.

What are your least favorite fashion trends? Leather motorcycle clothing and pro-sports paraphernalia.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Margie Hogue.

What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Crusties, out-of-town business on Mass., stabbings and “Jersey Shore.”

Do you have any fashion influences? Dustin Kensey, because he is super-stylish; Gene Wilder because I kind of look like him in a weird way; and Lionel Richie.

Do you have any piercings or tattoos? Lots of tattoos, no piercings. This year is the half-my-life anniversary of getting tattoos, all by one person — Tim Martin.

People say I look like: Blanche DuBois.

Tell us a secret: I love my life.


chickensandwich 9 years, 12 months ago

Nice! Way to switch it up Style Scout! A dude in worn out jeans, a t-shirt, and crusty shoes.

The title "Style Scout" is a little misleading. You should try "Everyone Looks the exactly same for under $35", or "Williamsburg Trends, circa 1997"

You definitely have a type. ;-)

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