| Fashion |

Menswear Mondays: Old Major host Connery Charon on his summer fashion

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Sometimes street style can be subtle, while at other times it is over-the-top. When we spotted him downtown, Connery Charon's style was an unusual mix of both. Keep reading to learn his style mantra, where he shops, and his favorite accessory. See also: -Menswear Mondays: Student Cole Ritter on his hip hop-inspired style -Menswear Mondays: Mime Joseph Temple on his theatrical fashion -Menswear Mondays: student Rajiv Clark on his custom-punk style Name: Connery Charon.

Spotted at: 15th and Court streets.

Profession: Head host at Old Major restaurant.

Favorite film: Lost in Translation.

2013 jam: Tina Turner's "Nutbush City Limits."

Style inspirations/icons: Anything eastern European, and also island, tropical wear mixed with European wear.

Favorite color: Dark blue.

Favorite accessory: My septum nose ring. I've had it for four months now.

Style mantra: Aw, fuck it.

Shops at: Buffalo Exchange and Top Shop online.

The large brown bag is great for a weekend or a work day. Charon uses it for both. Charon's T-shirt was designed by Erik Foss Avarice in a tribute to September 11, 2011. His black boots stand out when paired with shorts -- especially on a blazing summer day.

Style analysis: Charon paints a subtle style with the gray tones in his shirt and shorts. His accessories -- including a brown bag, black aviator shades and black suede boots -- make a strong statment. Even though he's a Denver native, his laid-back, nonchalant style for summer has echoes of eastern Europe.

Don't be afraid to take fashion advice from other cultures, Denver.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.