Five Standard Looks DJs Typically Wear to Work
There’s no denying that a “DJ uniform” exists. We decided to take a look at five typical outfits that DJs wear behind the booth. Whether you play music in the club, on the radio, or in your bedroom, each type of DJ seems to have a favorite look. Do any of these describe you?
- Black joggers to “run the track”
- Thick “nerdy” glasses that make them look cooler
- Long black t-shirt with jagged edges
- A standard pair of Beats by Dre, in black of course
- All black Nikes to complete the look
- Thick gold chain and/or impressive diamond piece
- Shiny, gold watch that costs more than a new sedan
- Leather jacket inspired by The Ramones
- Designer t-shirt they either got for free or spent way too much on
- Mirrored shades to help avoid eye contact with groupies
- Latest smartphone, which they use 90% of the time
- Supple leather boots that embody a big paycheck
- A pair of G-Star Denim jeans
- Non-descriptive jeans for the casual work environment
- Standard plaid flannel shirt for when the studio gets chilly
- Rock tee from a band that peaked over 20 years ago
- Same kind of shoes they wore in high school
- T-shirt expresses a love of scratching records
- An optional hat that points out the superiority of vinyl
- Latest trendy sneakers from massive shoe collection
- Portable turntable for scratch routines on the go
- Hooded sweatshirt that displays a secondary love of skateboarding
- Jeans from Kohl’s because they’re “frugal”
- A sleek suit that won’t outshine the groom’s
- Button-up, collared shirt to wear under the blazer
- Skinny tie with a hip pattern that implies uniqueness
- Patent leather dress shoes that tie the outfit together
So, if you’re stumped on what to wear to that next DJ booking, this handy guide should help. Let us know what you think about each look. Are the stereotypes true? Leave us your comments below.
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