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Phiriya Anakakul, aka Parlour P, appreciates streetwear and vintagewear
Where do you work?
I’m director of Parlour store on High Street. ———
What are you wearing today?
A Rohe P Wing cap, Parlour OG script tee, Carhartt Workwear denim and Nike Air Max Plus. ———
Who is the best kind of customer?
Someone into streetwear and vintage clothing. ———
What’s your most memorable sale?
When we had a ping-pong table set up in store the guys from Soulection [record label] came through. I told them if they beat me I would give them a big discount – but I won. ———
What’s your favourite piece of clothing at Parlour?
The Parlour Spicy House t-shirt ———
Whose style do you admire?
[American food personality] Eddie Huang. ———
Who are your favourite New Zealand fashion designers?
Moreporks and Gubb & Mackie. ———
What about internationally?
The Brooklyn Circus and Patta. ———
How would you define good style?
Brand unity and colour combos within each fit. ———
What’s an item of clothing that you are currently coveting?
A 1992 Ralph Lauren cartoon ski jacket. ———
“I love pretty much everything from Australian-born, Paris-based fashion designer Martin Grant’s spring summer 2017 collection (he’s stocked at Scotties). His command of the silhouette and understanding of fabric results in clothing that is at once flattering and edgy. The only downside is that it’s so expensive.”