Five Standard Looks DJ’s Typically Wear to Work

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We take a look at five DJ stereotypes and the outfits they typically wear up in the club. You might even find a new black shirt!

If you are wondering what to wear to that next DJ booking then look no further. Whether you play music in the club, on the air or in your bedroom, these are the five stereotypical types of DJ and their favorite outfits. It’s likely you are some combination of all five.

Club DJ

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Under Armour Men’s Sportstyle Jogger Pant $54.99, Retro Fashion Bold Thick Geek Square Horn Rimmed Glasses $9.99 at jet.com, H&M Men’s Long T-Shirt $17.99, Beats Executive Over the Ear Headphone in Black $299.95, Nike Free Trainer 1.0 Bionic $149.99.

 

  • Black joggers to “run the track.”
  • Thick nerdy glasses that make them look cooler.
  • Long black t-shirt with jagged edges because they heard future bass one time.
  • Standard pair of Beats by Dre in black of course.
  • All black Nikes complete the look.

 

Music Producer

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Avianne Jewelers 10K Yellow Gold Men’s Miami Cuban Chain $4,205, Frost NYC Big Jesus Piece $2,615, Rolex Day-Date Champagne Dial 18K Yellow Gold President Automatic Men’s Watch $44,250, Wilsons Leather Black Rivet Leather Cycle Jacket w/ Hooded Storm Collar $315, Versace Baroque Men’s T-Shirt $500, Dolce & Gabanna Sunglasses DG2151 $580, iPhone 7 $649, Bally Dress Leather Ankle Boots $550, G-Star Occotis 3301 Slim Jeans $240.

 

  • Thick golden chain matches impressive diamond piece.
  • Diamond encrusted Jesus pendant in flagrant disregard of His teachings.
  • Shiny, gold watch that costs more than a new sedan.
  • Leather jacket inspired by their heroes the Ramones.
  • Designer t-shirt they got for free even though they can finally afford it.
  • Mirrored shades to help avoid eye contact with groupies.
  • Latest smartphone, which they are on 90% of the time.
  • Supple leather boots make it obvious they get paid.
  • A pair of G-Star Denim jeans.

 

Radio DJ

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Levi’s Men’s 501 Customized and Tapered Jeans $115.60, UO Buffalo Shadow Plaid Flannel Button-Down Shirt $49, Radiohead Radio on Head Men’s T-Shirt $12.95 at fruugo.com, Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox $50.

 

  • Nondescript jeans that suit a 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.

 

Scratch DJ

DesignByHumans DJ Scratch (The Remix) Men’s T-Shirt by Gloopz $24, Zazzle Old School DJ Record Player Hat $18.95, Adidas Neo Raleigh 9TIS High Top Sneaker $79.99, Numark PT101 Scratch Portable Turntable with DJ Scratch Switch $99, Thrasher Magazine Logo Zip Hood in Gray $49.95, Kohl’s Men’s Urban Pipeline Relaxed-Fit Jeans $36.
DesignByHumans DJ Scratch (The Remix) Men’s T-Shirt by Gloopz $24, Zazzle Old School DJ Record Player Hat $18.95, Adidas Neo Raleigh 9TIS High Top Sneaker $79.99, Numark PT101 Scratch Portable Turntable with DJ Scratch Switch $99, Thrasher Magazine Logo Zip Hood in Gray $49.95, Kohl’s Men’s Urban Pipeline Relaxed-Fit Jeans $36.

 

  • T-shirt expresses love of scratching records.
  • 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 displays a secondary love of skateboarding.
  • Has to wear jeans from Kohl’s because they don’t make money at gigs.

 

Wedding DJ

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Topman Black Slim Fit Suit $250, Bloomingdales Gingham Dress Shirt $79, Bicycle Skinny Tie $25 at ties.com, Boss C-Huver Loafer $245.

 

  • Matching suit that doesn’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 really tie the outfit together.

 

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