Previous model, 2010 official London fashion week DJ, and famous house music producer, there is no surprise Kris Di Angelis, better known as KDA, has got style. Join us as we explore some of this talented producer’s looks in our Kris Di Angelis Style Profile.
Following his new official release of ‘The Human Stone’, (– a twist on the Human League’s 1981 ‘The Sound of the Crowd’ and Angie Stone’s 2001 classic ‘I Wish I Didn’t Miss You’,) we are looking forward to hearing what else KDA has coming up…and of course, seeing what he will be wearing!
The Human Stone was conceived over a decade ago and laid under wraps until Annie Mac span it as a Hottest Record in January. Just like his work, KDA’s style is timeless. We love this spotted shirt: a perfect investment for time to come, individualised by the equally as spotted bow-tie, adding an extra layer to the look. Ben Sherman currently provide a long sleeved, white Oxford Shirt with just the right amount of polka dots in navy blue. With a regular mod fit – true to the brand’s style, this shirt also features a box pleat at the back and spade chest pocket keeping it fitting with the 1963 look.
As for a dotted bow-tie it is quite tricky to find a tasteful one on the market, however Farfetch are currently stocking the blue silk blend Boss Hugo Boss accessory. Featuring a hook fastening and a polka dot pattern, this bow-tie would be a perfect match for the Ben Sherman Shirt.
It is hard to look smart and stand out from every other commuter in London on a week day, however this shirt worn by KDA is the perfect mix of smart-casual fun with its statement orange pocket, pale blue panelling and hidden button stand. There are a range of subtly abstract white shirts out there at the moment, but this NEIL BARRETT, Zipped patch-pocket, cotton-blend shirt, available on MATCHESFASHION.com is a favourite of mine for its wearabilty.
Crafted from a stretch cotton-blend poplin with traditional tailoring tropes such as a point collar and buttoned cuffs, then finished with a black-shell zipped patch pocket for a subtle sportswear edge, this piece is suitable for many differing occasions.
As someone that is in all the best music and fashion circles, and of course an extreme talent, with a huge back catalogue of dance floor releases which between them include the 2018 hit’ Too Many Zooz Vs KDA ‘Warriors’; reworked with Jess Glynne, Billboard Dance chart hit “Just Say” ft Tinashe, and his breakout 2015 Platinum selling No.1 single ‘Turn The Music Louder (Rumble)’ ft Tinie Tempah and Katy B. it’s quite surprising how KDA manages to avoid the cameras. But, when the DJ is photographed, his model abilities shine through in an understated, cool aesthetic. Seriously, have you ever seen a white top pulled off quite like this?
With t-shirts and shirts it is often all about knowing the right cut for you and your body shape. Nevertheless, a great staple to have is the Acne studios cotton-jersey t-shirt. Showcasing the brand’s minimalist sense of style, this top has a relaxed fit and ribbed trims. Find it on MATCHESFASHION.com.
We are all aware of the lack of consistency of British summertime weather. In KDA’s recent photoshoot he is showing us all how to do wet-weather style right in a great, green mac with fantastic design features.
If you’re looking to invest in outerwear this season, we definitely recommend Lamler. This brand focuses on British craftsmanship, relaxed luxury style and understated individuality.
The Atlantic shell is a perfect lightweight layer comprised from dry wax cotton. The coat comes with a drawstring hood and hand bound seems. It is partially lined in 100% silk organza, keeping it light in weight but also technically very functional as a classic light shower proof wind shell. The jacket has raglan sleeves, 2 large zip pockets and “a slight swing in the fit for maximum movement”. As with all Lamler products, the design has been considered down to the last finishings, providing that additional luxurious look. The base is subtle blend of deep kelp green tones and subtle brown low lights to make the colour way much more flattering for most.
Now, we are not quite sure what exactly is going on in this picture, BUT what we do know is KDA’s stage outfit is on point! There is a fine line between getting the military look and looking like you are actually in uniform. You can never go wrong with some 5S19 Levis. These extreme skinny fit jeans with extra stretch are not for the self-conscious, but they are guaranteed to look, feel and fit fabulously.
A “marriage of practicality with an edge of sophistication. The hiking boot silhouette is crafted with suede side panels, silver-tone metal eyelets, a brown leather interior and a chunky rubber tread sole”.
I couldn’t finish this article without covering this look, perhaps my favourite look of this Kris Di Angelis Style feature. Light wool trousers and a scuba high-neck top is not something I would have ever considered putting together, but in this instance it works, and it works well! Get the look with these INCOTEX slim-fit brushed wool-twill trousers available at MR PORTER. Not only a perfect pair of tailored trousers aesthetically, an elastic waist and hidden drawstrings enables comfort and fantastic fit.
Inspired by KDA’s adoption of scuba fabric, and a high cut neckline, we think this Adidas Originals, slim-fit jersey rollneck t-shirt (also from MR PORTER) could work wonderfully with the wool trousers. Why don’t you give it a go?
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