Mel DeBarge (aka Rick Cashmere, Purple Lee Jones)

Occupation: 
Deejay, Music Connoisseur, Vinyl enthusiast, Human Dance Behaviorologist, Producer
Home: 
New York
Spotted: 
Nolita
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Hails from: Bronx, New York

 

What he’s wearing: Fedora by J.J. Hatters Fifth Avenue, leather jacket by All Saints, cardigan by HUGO, Ralph Lauren oxford button-down, carrot-style boxing pants by HUGO, Dior Homme high tops

 

Accessories: Goyard orange wallet, blue Persols, Adeen plush toy rose

 

How he'd describe his style: Sophisticated Casual Chic

 

Top online shop: Gilt.com

 

Fave on-land store: Ralph Lauren

 

Fave musicians: Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Duke Ellington, Ray Parker Junior, Kashif, The System, Cut Copy, Oscar De Leon, Rick James, Salsoul Orchestra

 

Free-time fun: Listening to 80's Soul Funk, films, shopping for accessories, music production

 

Fave social-media network: Twitter

 

Twitter name: @Meldebarge

 

Gadgets he’s got: iPad 2, Blackberry, iPhone 4, Canon 7D and G10

 

Where he heads for "serious" gnocchi: Gnocco on the Lower East Side

 

Photo by Bruno Gaget