If you think fake blood and pink spacesuits are
last season then you obviously need a few fashion tips. Enter Wayne Coyne, the sartorially elegant frontman of the Flaming Lips, otherwise known as the Tim Gunn of indie rock. Coyne explains his fashion choices in
in the Men’s Style section of British newspaper
Coyne explains his fondness for eyepatches, the influence of his wife on his clothing and the importance of the intricate stitching in his Vivienne Westwood shirts. He perhaps goes into a little to much detail when discussing his favorite underwear, saying: “I have a lucky pair of underpants with a red trumpet on the butt, although I recently admitted to myself that they were getting too stretched out and might have to been thrown away soon. I was practising yoga wearing them the other day and they kept sliding off. ” Ew.
The Flaming Lips’ singer’s resistance to hair dye will reassure anyone who has a few grey hairs, and he claims: “I want anyone who wears a white suit from now on to be compared to me.” Sorry Wayne, but anyone who’s seen the classic Sam Peckinpah feature
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
will tell you that
Warren Oates beat you to that honor
long ago (and with the fake blood, too).