“I just wanted to be one of the Strokes, now look at the mess you made me make.”
-Arctic Monkeys, “Star Treatment” (2018)
In 2004, the arguable (mainstream) peak of the Strokes, I bought my first pair of high top Converse from Urban Outfitters.
12:51 was (and still is) my favourite song — despite being 13 and having no clue what it was about.
High top Converse were (and still are) my favourite shoes — despite being 13 and having no clue how to style them.
“Well, that was a long time ago” and I’ve finally figured out how to style my high top Converse so they don’t look like a mess…