Our Favorite Influencers Tell Us What It Means to Be an Original

​KIDS ON BRIDGES

Musicians

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"An Original" Means…

"Being Original is being totally comfortable in who you are and the skin you live in and not compromising to suit others. Be yourself for no one else as it’s you who has to live with it." 

Christian Bragg - Singer, KIDS ON BRIDGES 

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Freddy Rodriguez

Menswear Blogger

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"An Original" Means…

Original is to stay creative to oneself without losing track of who they are and who they want to be.

http://blueperk.net/

FREDDY WEARS: Gentleman Print Crew, Beanie, P55 Chino, Printed Penguin Backpack

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Francis Kenneth

Blogger/Musician

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"An Original" Means…

Believing the man in the mirror is a reflection of who you really are, regardless of what everyone else sees. Be yourself. Be an original.

http://franciskenneth.com

KENNETH WEARS: Color-block Indigo Shirt, Camo-Printed P55 Chino, Sunglasses, Fedora

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William Singletary

Producer/Visionaire 

“An Original” Means…

Originality is being 100% you, finding things that make who you are come out in the clothes you wear!

http://instagram.com/_iilest

WILLIAM WEARS: Short Sleeve Shirt

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Weird Al Yankovic

Comedian/Musician/Parodist

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“An Original” Means…

As my father used to tell me, the only true sign of success in life is being able to do for a living that which makes you happy.

Watch “First World Problems”

WEIRD AL WEARS: Earl Polo 2.0

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Tiffany Mitchell

Blogger/Photographer/Illustrator

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“An Original” Means…

To Be An Original means to be you. People always talk about how everything’s been done before and nothing’s unique — but you haven’t been done before. You’re the original! 

http://instagram.com/tifforelie

TIFFANY WEARS: Yarn Dyed Stripe Dress

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Sarah Reynolds

Artist

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“An Original” Means…

…to create work and experiences that transcend time.

http://sarahhreynolds.com/

SARAH WEARS: Short Sleeve Ladies Shirt

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Trevor Nelson

Legendary DJ

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“An Original” Means…

I think we all have a touch of original in us. We are all influenced by what we see, hear or experience, but it’s all about putting your own stamp on whatever you do, your own style.

http://trevornelson.com

TREVOR WEARS: Short Sleeve Shirt, Gold Solid Chinos

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Jorge Gallegos

Blogger

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“An Original” Means…

To me, being an original means to be fearless. Expressing myself in an ingenious and uncommon way even when others might think I’m just being a total weirdo. Originals don’t care what imitators or detractors think.

http://iammanchic.com

MANCHIC WEARS: Tiger Print Shirt, Tiger Print Shorts

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Colin Stark

Social Influencer

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“An Original” Means…

Being an original is about forming opinions of your own and living your life based on those opinions.

http://colinium.com

COLIN WEARS: Short Sleeve Reverse Ditsy Shirt, Denim

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We The Wild

Musicians

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“An Original” Means…

As musicians, we aspire to make good, honest art that challenges and excites the listener. Originality for us is it to create the unexpected.

http://wethewild.co.uk/

WE THE WILD WEARS: Final Exam Shirt

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Zosen

Visual Artist

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“An Original” Means…

Being an original means staying true to myself and my ideas. Everything I do comes from my soul and passion for creativity.

http://www.animalbandido.com/tofulines/menu/menu09.htm

ZOSEN DESIGNS: Heathered Printed Pocket Tee, Printed Swim Trunk, Printed Pocket Tee, All-Over Print Pique Earl Polo

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MERIJN HOS

Illustrator and Visual Artist

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“An Original” Means…

Being an original means speaking the truth, with the confidence that honesty will always outweigh any repercussions.

http://merijnhos.com/

HOS DESIGNS: All-Over Print Pique Daddy Polo, Printed Swim Trunk, Printed Pocket Pique Earl Polo, Graphic Tee

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JASON LOTKOWICTZ

Business Mogul

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“An Original” Means…

Being an original means speaking the truth, with the confidence that honesty will always outweigh any repercussions.

http://www.vitals.com/about/advertisers#.U5dj8vldXWc

JASON WEARS: Long Sleeve Large Plaid Shirt, P55 Chino

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Floyd Cardoz

Chef

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“An Original” Means…

Being creative, imaginative and intuitive, which makes you the first to the plate in your career.

http://floydcardoz.com/

FLOYD WEARS: Short Sleeve The Lilt Man Shirt, P55 Chino Shorts

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