Spend five minutes with Landon Peoples and you’ll fall in love with his fiery personality and infectious smile. The emerging writer cut his teeth in the industry interning at Vogue and Into The Gloss and is now lending his ferocious view on life at Refinery29 working on their Fashion Editorial team. At only 22 years old, Landon’s bylines are already enviable by most– you can only imagine where his career will be in only ten years. Watch out for this rising talent.
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Name: Landon Peoples
Occupation: Fashion Editorial Assistant for Refinery29
Astrological sign? Taurus
How would you describe your style? French: Whatever's clean, comfortable, easy, and either black, white, navy, or grey melange.
Who is your style icon? Caroline de Maigret
What’s your favorite thing in your closet? My BLK DNM leather jacket. After lusting over it for nearly a year, my dad visited me in New York for Christmas and bought it for me to celebrate surviving my first year in the big city. I think of him every time I wear it.
What’s your favorite book? Journey To The End Of The Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline.
Dream job? Editor-in-Chief of a magazine.
Who in the industry do you look up to? Editors. And anyone who has gotten to their post through admirable, hard work and being kind to those along the way. When you meet someone in this industry who's genuine and not just out for themselves, it's remarkably refreshing.
What are your favorite trends for fall? Cashmere (it's worth the price tag)! And I just bought a chocolate desert boot, so I'm excited to see what that does to the rest of my wardrobe. But it'll probably just make me wear more black.
Best place to find inspiration? Instagram, of course! But also: I say pick a couple of influencers, celebs, street style stars, editors, etc. whose style you most identify with, and stick with them. There's too much fashion on the streets today, so I think it's easier to just keep up with a few and watch their style evolve.
Who do you Insta-stalk? Caroline de Maigret, Irina Lakicevic, Kendall Jenner, Karlie Kloss, Andreea Diaconu, Fuck Jerry (for obvious reasons), and my friends.
Last thing you Googled? "best happy hour nyc"
What’s on your playlist? Christene and The Queens, Brandon Flowers, The Presets, Serge Gainsbourg, Disclosure, and every Spice Girls album ever made.
What’s your spirit animal? A firefly.
What’s your best party trick? Rose facial spray. It gives people the illusion that you're glowing against all that candlelight.
Celeb crush? James Dean