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That is ONE Esports’ third article in an unique interview sequence with Knite. Examine how they began their cosplay profession and their skincare secrets and techniques.
Who’s obtained that James Dean daydream look of their eye, in addition to that lengthy hair, slicked again, white t-shirt, and by no means goes out of fashion? Is it Taylor Swift? No — we’re truly speaking about vogue icon André Knite!
They’ve been within the cosplay trade for greater than a decade. A few of their hottest works embody Persona 5’s Joker, Granblue Fantasy’s Sandalphon, Detective Conan’s Kaito Child, and JoJo’s Weird Journey’s Kishibe Rohan. They’re additionally a streamer and a mannequin who continues to encourage.
“Personally I get actually bored of the identical type,” they instructed ONE Esports. “I feel if you happen to actually scroll again in lots of my older posts, I all the time change my type as a result of I actually like exploring completely different sorts of vogue, make-up, and hair colours.”
On this unique ONE Esports interview, Knite reveals their OOTD inspirations, their finest boy in Ok-pop, and the way fellow Tier One Leisure expertise, Shunsuke has influenced them.
Who Knite appears to be like as much as in the case of vogue
An Instagram maven with over 800,000 followers, Knite by no means fails to stun their followers with a mixture of astounding cosplay pictures and charming, informal appears to be like.
They take inspiration from the folks round them, in addition to the media that they eat — anime, video video games, and Ok-pop.
“[The K-pop] trade is all the time altering by way of vogue and tendencies,” they stated. “So I all the time wish to discover completely different choices and see actually what matches my type and likewise how I’m feeling that day.”
They’re a giant fan of 4th technology Ok-pop boy teams Stray Children, Tomorrow x Collectively (TXT), and Ateez, who debuted in 2018 and 2019.
“It’s so exhausting to say, however I feel actually my finest boy might be Hyunjin from Stray Children,” they stated. “His type and his abilities are actually so inspiring. And I’ve taken a little bit of inspiration from his coiffure just lately.”
Hyunjin is the primary dancer, lead rapper, and visible of JYP Leisure’s boy group, Stray Children. More often than not, he’s seen carrying primary black and white items from luxurious manufacturers and generally mixes issues up with a pop of purple, yellow, or orange.
Additionally they look as much as their fellow cosplayer and buddy, Shunsuke, in the case of creating and placing collectively contemporary ensembles.
“Shunsuke’s actually such a vogue king, a vogue icon. He additionally actually impressed me with my style as of late,” they stated. “Assembly him and seeing him right here (within the Philippines), he all the time places a lot effort into his type, it’s actually inspiring, so I need to be like that as nicely.”
Along with Hakken, these cosplay royalties signed with Philippine gaming expertise company Tier One Leisure on March 11. Tier One gave a heat welcome to the trio by flying them to the Philippines, and hosted them on a yacht with co-founders Alodia Gosiengfiao and Tryke Gutierrez.
Followers can take inspiration from their outfits and types on their Instagram account (@knitecoser).
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