XL’s Featured Tribesmen Of The Week Jarrell Slade
What are your biggest fashion obstacles?
My biggest fashion obstacle is finding the right pair of pants! I want something that gives me a tapered leg without being so tight around the thing area.
Where are you from and what are biggest fashion trends in your city?
I’m from PG County (DMV), and I believe the trend here is “Brunch Attire”. Chinos or fitted pants/jeans, Chelsea boots, and a nice button-down. Accessories are becoming huge as well.
Tell us about your biggest fashion nightmare and if it came true do explain. (attach a picture if you can)
My biggest fashion nightmare is trying to dress monochromatic and my colors do not match once I get into the sunlight.
What are some of your biggest style inspirations?
Some of mu biggest style inspirations are from Usher, Miguel, and Pharrell. I thin they do a great job with blending styles and being versatile.
Where do you see yourself in five years and how do you see yourself accomplishing it?
In five years, I see myself accomplishing huge feats in my PhD program while still maintaining my private practice of counseling multicultural youth in continue their plight to higher education.
What do you feel is missing in fashion for the men of size?
The right pair of pants! I can not stress this enough! Men of size have some great thighs; lets find a brand that will help us showcase them to the fashion world!
September 7, 2017