This man caught my eye on Friday. He had achieved a certain intensely understated but distinctive look. So I was happy to see him again today, and I was trying to talk to him about what I thought his outfit was doing, but before I could say "nerd chic," he explained--it's Wong Kar-Wai meets Dr. Who.
HOW COOL IS THAT.
Later I realized that this is Ken Chen--Yale Younger poet of 2009, director of the Asian American Writer's Workshop, lawyer, and all-around badass, so of course he has high-concept style; from Ken Chen, anything less would be disappointing.