Gavinda Bolonghe on Street Style

Gavinda describes his signature style as ‘lazy chic’ - a little bit of a mix between what’s in trend and what’s the most comfortable to wear. 

“I don’t really spend much time putting things together… skinny jeans and comfy t-shirts always do the trick for me!”

This week, we take a look into what ‘lazy chic’ means with Gavinda.

 


LOOK 1 
 

I am wearing Zara pants and a Forever21 short sleeved shirt with Kenneth Cole Shoes. I think fruit prints are very popular now and I just absolutely love the quirkiness of them! It’s a very super chilled, fun outfit that I really think brings out my personality.


LOOK 2
 

This outfit is very Sri Lankan. I’m an Island boy; heart and soul so I’m wearing a sarong by Tarja and a singlet from H&M. Sarongs are so great because they're of multipurpose, I mean you can use them as a towel, a hat or even a DIY bag! 


LOOK 3
 

This is my night out look. I’m wearing a pair of skinny jeans from ASOS and a long sleeve shirt by Marcs. I love skinny jeans and I would wear them anywhere. Again, floral prints are one of my favourite trends and this combo together is something I’m a big fan of! To top it off I paired the outfit with my favourite pair of Nike sneakers.


LOOK 4
 

So this is a very casual look. Just a pair of shorts and skinny from Forever21. I love bold prints and if I am wearing a top or pants that has bold prints I match it with something simple. Right now I’m wearing slippers with the outfit because well, given the choice I would wear slippers everywhere!

 

LOOK 5 
 

This is a day and night look. I’m wearing ripped jeans by True Religion and a Zara t shirt. And because I’ve recently got into wearing trainers a lot I’m wearing a pair of Blade Nike Trainers with it. 

 


Style Role Model :  I don’t think I really have any fashion role models but I think Kanye West and Jaden Smith are super cool and I love that they are breaking stereotypes of how we are taught men should dress.

Favourite Colours to Pair: I’m a big fan of bizarre pairings because I always mix and match. 

Go To Outfit: Skinny Jeans, comfy t-shirt and slipper or sneakers 

Style Must Haves? Nice underwear and perfume because sometimes that’s all you need!

Style - Tip: I use hair products and L’Oréal Hair Mud is my go to when I have long hair!

Style Nos: Don’t try too hard and don’t overthink the common style rules. If you feel comfortable just wear it!



Pics by Kanishke Ganewatte

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Panchali Illankoon

Law undergrad and occasional Aunty. Foodie, travel enthusiast and full time dog mom.

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