Interview: Hermano Silva


Hermano Silva, photographer, writer and editor for The Gentleman, gave WATM the skinny on fashion, the site and some of his favorite things. As for what’s in the interview below, one word comes to mind: kilts.


Hermano Silva

What do you do?

Photographer and blogger.

Where do you live?

Berlin, Germany.

Describe your personal style?

Classics with hints of color.

Style advice or mantra?

Less is more.

What do you love about capsule?

To discover new, talented designers and nice brands every season.

Favorite city to visit?

New York, Paris and São Paulo.

Favorite restaurant?

Mr, Chow, London.

Favorite book?

“Berlin Novels” by Christopher Isherwood

Favorite hotel?

Small and personalized ones in beautiful landscapes.

Favorite gadget?


Twitter handle?


Coveted item?

A tailor-made kilt made in Scotland.

Style icon?

Many, but the actor Paul Newman and the French movie director and actor Pierre Etaix are perhaps my two favorite ones at the moment.

Favorite thing you own?

My photographic cameras.

Special summer plans?

Beaches of Turkey or Brazil.

SS13 Prediction— what do you think will be a key style or trend for SS13?

More colors, more prints and luxurious fabrics.