Josh Davis rolls through any room like a ball of energy. Either turning up in the middle of a crowd, stoked and pushing around on his skateboard or getting fired up about life and culture, the NYC native is bright-eyed and breaking into the industry with full force. As a New York editor at HYPEBEAST, Davis is making waves in the menswear world with a distinctive point of view.
We sat down with the writer to talk music, style and his most important career milestone. Read on to get to know Josh– trust us, you’ll be hearing much more about him soon.
Photos by Phil Walters
Name: Josh Davis // @lurksny
Occupation: Editor @ HYPEBEAST
Last thing you Googled? “Chick-Fil-A NYC Location 2015”
Style icon? ’95 Will Smith
Favorite item in your closet? KITH x Stampd White Bomber
Best place to find inspiration? Passing the Upper East Side townhouses at night.
Favorite decade? Probably the ‘60s huh, really pivotal time in American history.
Celebrity crush? Rashida Jones or Cara Delevingne
How do you describe your style? 15 year-old park rat Favorite sneaker of all time: Vans Old Skool
Who’s on your playlist? Bryson Tiller, Sango, Tame Impala, Kanye West
3 favorite hypebeast buzz words? Everything is tight.
3 least favorite? Geometric, Late, Exclusive
What’s your biggest accomplishment so far? Seeing my HYPEBEAST Magazine story in McNally Jackson
What do you hope to accomplish in the next year? To write important stories.
Where can we find you on a Friday night? Manhattan and Driggs
Drink of choice? Rye Old Fashioned or just neat
What are you reading right now? The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera