Phiriya Anakakul, aka Par­lour P, ap­pre­ci­ates streetwear and vin­tagewear

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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.”

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