The Idle Man chat to model Chez Rust about his year’s highlights and to get some exclusive style advice.
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If you’re looking for a guy that can pull off any style, Chez Rust is the man to head to. He’s a British model that has probably been snapped in every kind of look you can imagine so we knew we had to chat to him to get some exclusive style tips.
Chez boasts a really good social media following, which is a clear reflection of his popularity and you wouldn’t bet against this being the mark of a bright future. He’s already done shoots for plenty of menswear brands and publications and can be considered among the current most relevant British models.
In his spare time he is just like any other guy – playing for a football team and figuring out why people would like mulled wine. But it’s his style we’re keen to know more about. The 23-year old is putting together a strong portfolio of work and is looking forward to another productive year.
- 1 How’s your year been so far? Any major highlights?
- 2 What song have you got on repeat at the moment?
- 3 What’s the most important thing about a guy’s style to you?
- 4 What fashion advice do you have for a man?
- 5 One tip to grow your Instagram account
- 6 What’s the one thing you never want to see a guy wearing?
- 7 Worst dating experience you’ve had?
- 8 Any major plans for the rest of 2015?
- 9 Who’s the most stylish man on the planet for you right now?
- 10 How do you keep in shape?
How’s your year been so far? Any major highlights?
My year has gone from strength to strength to be honest! At the start of the year I had an idea in my head of what I wanted to do but I didn’t realise it would go this well. From just posting outfits in April/May to now being interviewed by you, working with ASOS and all these other companies is pretty cool. The whole 2nd of half of 2015 has been a highlight as well as visiting Barcelona for the first time, such a beautiful city.
What song have you got on repeat at the moment?
I can’t lie. Justin Bieber’s new album has been getting a lot of plays.
What’s the most important thing about a guy’s style to you?
The fit! Nothing worse than seeing someone wearing something that’s too big or too tight, especially suits. No matter the price if it fits you properly and you’re confident, you’re laughing.
What fashion advice do you have for a man?
Follow what I believe to be the most important thing about a guy’s style – the fit.
One tip to grow your Instagram account
Post stuff that will get a lot of reposts! Getting reposted by other accounts especially bigger accounts is a great co-sign and will bring you in lots of new followers. Don’t post stuff for the sake of it – be tactical!
What’s the one thing you never want to see a guy wearing?
Probably Uggs or these poncho things I keep seeing on clothing websites. Just no! Don’t do it! Buy them for your girlfriend but not for yourself.
Worst dating experience you’ve had?
I’ll skip this question (Laughing)
Any major plans for the rest of 2015?
Well there’s only a few weeks left of 2015 so I’m just shooting new stuff for companies and my Instagram then I’ll be in Christmas mode shopping for presents even though I’ve tried to be organised this year and just spending quality time with my family. Eating too much and drinking too much ready to put the graft in to make 2016 even better than 2015!
Who’s the most stylish man on the planet for you right now?
It’s got to be David Gandy in suits and Beckham in the more casual outfits. Everyone probably says those two, but honestly, the level of cool with them 2 is unreal! If I can be anywhere close to as cool as them at their age I will be a happy man.
How do you keep in shape?
I try to go to the gym at least 4 times a week a long with playing football twice a week. It’s hard to find the time but it’s something I love doing to feel good. My diet is quite strict I rarely have any junk meals, as it’s mainly chicken rice and veg and lots of water. If you want those six-pack abs, your diet has to be your number one priority and then work hard in the gym.