Queer Eye star and stylist Tan France feels like a fashion outsider

play article
Subscribers can listen to this article

The Queer Eye star believes people in the style world disapprove of him because he doesn’t live by trends or worry about his outfits being last season. But he doesn't care.

"Believe me, just because I have fame and I have wealth, I still feel sometimes like the fashion industry thinks there are certain people who aren’t right for it," the stylist tells Grazia UK.

And adds: "But do I live by trends? Do I change my clothes every three months and not wear things any more because they were ‘last season’? Absolutely not."

READ MORE: Model and TV personality Alexa Chung says she hates it when celebrities have stylists 

Tan believes that because of this, he is "excluded" from the fashion industry. However, he insists he doesn't mind as he cares more about making himself feel good.

"I’m positive that I’m excluded from the fashion industry because of that, but I don't care.

"I care so much more about style for myself, making myself feel good, and pushing that agenda forward onto other people who feel like they’re excluded from the fashion industry."

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

Follow us on social media: FacebookTwitterInstagram

Sign up to W24’s newsletters so you don't miss out on any of our stories and giveaways.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
What's your favourite winter style staple?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Outerwear - coats, jackets
31% - 239 votes
13% - 100 votes
19% - 144 votes
Sweats and hoodies
31% - 237 votes
7% - 56 votes