Janelle Monáe @ The Viper Room

by Christine Hahn

“Usually she doesn’t have to give much thought to her own look, because she adheres to it with a fierce commitment. Monáe, who stands five feet tall from the tip of her elaborate quiff updo.
– ‘I want to look timeless,’ she says, rationalizing her rigorous dress code. “I want to be able to look at images of myself over the years and not be able to date them. ‘Plus,’ she adds, ‘you can get in anywhere wearing a tuxedo.'”-Mark Holgate from April 2010 issue of Vogue.