“I mean, every Indian man above the age of sixty-five – or every Pakistani or Afghani man above the age of sixty-five – is a style icon to me. Also, who was that one British Duke who was mad good at dressing? The Duke of Windsor maybe? Nah, it’s not him. He sounds too fancy. But there was a British guy once, I liked the way he dressed.”
–Heems on style icons in an interview for Paper in which he he also discusses cultural appropriation, Engineered Garments, Meek Mill, and Hermès scarf turbans.