You Should Know: Richard Haines

by guestofaguest · September 11, 2014

Richard Haines

Artist Richard Haines' illustrations of street style and runway looks have gained the attention of clients like Prada, Mr. Porter, and J. Crew, to name just a few. His blog - What I Saw Today - is a fashion world favorite.

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Richard Haines [Uniqlo, New Balance, Engineered Garments]

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Occupation: Artist Instagram/Twitter: @richard_haines, @richardehaines

"Keep it real."

Richard Haines Questionnaire

What do you actually do all day? Drink coffee, draw people, look at books about Cocteau & Paris

Favorite song growing up? “Gimme Shelter” –Stones

My biggest secret is… I pretend I’m Mick Jagger.

Why do you live in NYC? Because the people never fail to inspire.

Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Yes, in that order.

My motto is… “Keep it real.”

My alter ego is… Jean Cocteau

The last drink I had was…Wine last night at Bunker on Metropolitan Ave

My secret crush is... Peter Davis

If you had one day left to live in NYC what would you do? Go to McCarren Park and draw cute hipster boys.

Coming from? Going to? Bushwick/Union Square

What is your favorite work of art? Just saw Lautrec at Moma and fell in love again with his work

Who should we know? Jacob Robichaux- curator and artist.