Wavey Garms founder Andres Branco guides us through some of the waviest outfits in music, including Biggie's iconic Coogi Sweater and Lil Kim (aka the waviest woman on the planet).
Andres Branco: "Goldie is a true wavey garm original. Always head to toe in the most exclusive sportswear with the fattest gold chains around his neck. And his graff and music ain't bad either"
Andres Branco: "Lil' Kim is the waviest woman on the face of the earth. She loved to make a statement with her Chanel monogram outfits and outlandish fur coats."
Andres Branco: "Skepta has become a true fashion icon amongst the wavey movement. He’s brought a lot of oldskool styles and brands back on the scene."
Andres Branco: "The Happy Mondays are pretty underrated for their style, I would say. They have that northern Madchester skally casuals look bang on. Not too over the top, but they always seem to be wearing the rarest CP Company or Stoney jackets."
Andres Branco: "I couldn’t miss Biggie out of this list for bringing the Australian brand, Coogi to the streets of New York. Now all the waviest kids in the UK want Coogi too. And his sunglasses game was on lock!"
Andres Branco: "Pharrell has smashed it both in the music and fashion world, being a co-founder of Billionaire Boys Club and Bape. And also designing garms with Moncler, one of the waviest jacket brands in London at the moment."
Andres Branco: "Another underrated UK fashion icon for me. Mike Skinner's dress sense really inspired me as a 14-year-old boy. We both have big love for Lacoste and Aquascutum, which is coming back in a big way right now."
Andres Branco: "Rocky's been running tings in the urban fashion world for a while now. Kids in London think he's some kind of God. I’m not 100% keen some of his outfits, but I rate what he’s doing and big ups for wearing Palace."
Andres Branco: "Raekwon's maybe not as inspirational as the others, but him wearing the Ralph Lauren snow beech jacket in the video for Can It Be All So Simple has made it one of the most sought after rare jackets in history! I know some people who would do some bad things to have one of these."
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Andres Branco grew up in the nineties and noughties in South East London. Rife with crime at the time, it was also a hotbed for exciting urban cultures including jungle, garage music, outlandish streetwear and graffiti.
Now in his twenties, Andres is best known as the founder of the Facebook phenomenon Wavey Garms, which last year The Guardian referred to as “the most influential fashion site in the UK”. Andres created his own subculture which is lived and worn by youngsters around the UK and Europe.
Wavey Garms is a buy and sell group to find the rarest of items. Such as the Moschino or Versace two pieces, or even that Stone Island jacket you could never find! With a lot of banter and jokes, mixed in with serious buyers and sellers. In addition, the brand has extended beyond retail into fashion styling and consultancy and putting on raves around the UK.
Andres has now opened an official Wavey Garms shop in Peckham selling the waviest and rarest of garms around. You can visit them at Holdrons Arcade, 135a Rye Lane, Peckham.