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Let's go inside some of the industry's greatest closets off the runway and off camera.  Everything on this site is handpainted by the author. Follow me on Instagram @theclosetinterview and @annthaden.

Karl Hector and The Malcouns

Karl Hector and The Malcouns

Today I’m meeting Karl Hector at the Augustiner-Bräu Wagner in Munich, Germany.  Karl is the front man of Afrorock band Karl and The Malcouns and I found him because because I heard him on Radio Nova Paris!  Follow him @johnnyafrorock.

Hello, It’s Ann. It’s great to see you. Can I interview your closet?  Yes.

What’s your favorite coat or jacket? Where and why did you buy it? Duffle coat from Camden Market, London.
Are you a morning or night person? What do you wear early in the morning or late at night? Night person. In the morning I wear Pajamas until I have to leave the house.
What did you wear the last time you went out to dinner? Actually, I don´t remember.    
Where did you go and what did you order?  Fire Dragon, Hot Pot.
What is your favorite beverage of choice?  Augustiner Beer. 

augustiner brau

What music do you like to dance to? Afrobeat
Where was the last place you traveled to? Beirut, Lebanon.
What souvenirs did you buy? Toys for my daughter

play mobil hippos

Who in your family member has great style and how would you describe them?  My wife, she's trendy casual wild style
What is something one of your friends has in their closet that you want to borrow and never return? Maasl´s Embryo bandshirt.
Who would star as you in a movie about your life and most importantly, what would they wear? Young Robert DeNiro in Taxi Driver style.

Fill in the blanks regarding your closet! 

I should throw away this  big pile of T-shirts I´ll never wear but I could never part with my African kaftans.

oamc shirt

I spent too much money on Sneakers I never wear but saved a lot of money on everything else


Visvim sneakers

I would love to attend New York Fashion Week and sit in the front row of this show any show next to Kate Moss! 
I wear this fragrance never but I love smelling this fragrance on someone else don´t know what it is but it smells awesome!_

moncler pullover

Thanks for letting me interview your closet Karl.  I’m glad I got to know you better too.  Now would you mind if I borrowed your sunglasses? 

gucci sunglasses
Rolly Robinson

Rolly Robinson

Jacobo Solís

Jacobo Solís