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Cage the Elephant’s Matt Shultz: See Singer’s Style Inspirations

Frontman discusses treasured items from art books to thrift-store finds

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Matt Shultz of Cage the Elephant discusses items, from vintage jeans to favorite paintings, that inspire his personal style.

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When Matt Shultz isn't playing arenas with garage-rock kings Cage the Elephant, you'll often find him camped out in a tiny vintage-clothing shop. The 32-year-old spends hours hunting for the next piece of his grunge-chic wardrobe, mixing unpretentious staples with unexpected flair – a touch of Bowie glam or a bit of cowboy cool, like his signature-edition Vans boots." A couple hundred bucks on a jacket is expensive for me," says the Kentucky native. "I stay away from trends instead of trying to become a fashion icon."

We spoke to Shultz about some of his best finds, as well as books, artwork and other prized possessions that help shape his unique personal aesthetic.

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