Style Scout: Robert Knapp

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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Clothing details: Ropers boots: Wildman Vintage, $20. Jeans: BBG Kickdown, gift. Black tee: Walmart, three for $12, Fruit of the Loom. Leather and wool vest: From the Antique Mall, $10. Wrangler denim jacket: Antique Mall, also in Wake’s booth, $15. Eyeglasses from LensCrafters in Denver, $70. Clip-on sunglasses: Kwik Shop, $10. Haircut, Malcolm Miller, Amyx Barber Shop. Belt: found fashion.

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Ropers boots: Wildman Vintage, $20.

Name: Robert Knapp

Age: 24

Relationship status: Unemployable

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Time in Lawrence: Seven years

Occupation: Bartender/barista/musician

Dream job: Prophet

What were you doing when scouted? I was talking about the new X-Men comic book with my friend Randy.

How would you describe your style? Dead-head shaman punk

Current favorite fashion trends: Fur and feathers

Fashion trends you hate: Sandals worn with socks. Also, don’t wear a belt and suspenders together — “If a man can’t trust his pants, you can’t trust him.” Wearing them together is just rude. The only exception would be suspenders with an ammunition belt.

Fashion influences? Pigpen.

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Nachos, honky-tonk bars, and more guerrilla/flash art spaces and music, like the new “Lost Art” space where Penny Annie’s used to be.

What would you like to see less of? Less drama, mama.

Piercings or tattoos? I have six tattoos.

Tell us a secret: I live on tacos and coffee.