Stylist Keino Makes The Canadian Tux Truly Luxe

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Name: 
Keino Benjamin

Occupation:
"Fashion Stylist and consultant."

What were your first pair of jeans?
"Lee stone-washed jeans. My mother bought them when I was seven years old."

What are you wearing?
First look: "Zara denim shirt, Diesel denim suspenders, DKNY pants, Denim vintage snapback hat, and vintage brown shoes."
Second look: "3x1 Denim Jeans, Armani Exchange Denim Jacket, Levi's denim shirt, Brooklyn Circus 8 Panel hat, Kiel James Patrick Belt, and vintage brown boots. Denim on denim gives me good vibes!"

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How many pairs of jeans do you own?
"Twenty."

Do you have a preferred philosophy when it comes to jeans: Sexy and skinny, or loose and comfy? 
"Slim fit and straight. The ladies love it like that."

Used or new?
"I like my jeans new, and rock them until I can't wear them no more."

What's your signature wash...or does it matter?
"Solid denim or raw denim."

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What's your favorite way to wear your jeans and with what?
"Jeans with a sports blazer jacket, gingham shirt, white pocket square, and vintage brown shoes. Keep it basic!"

If your jeans had a name or theme song, what would it be? Or do they?
"Flo Rida, 'Wild one Ft. Sia.'"

What's your favorite example of celebrity jean-wearing (i.e., Bruce Springsteen's Born in the USA album cover)? 
"I like how Rihanna rocks high-waisted short denim jeans during her performances. Hot."

What do you love most about your favorite denim pieces? 
"I love when they turn into vintage."

Photographed by Kava Gorna. Casting by Megan Delaney. Photographed at 3x1 Studio.


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