In the twilight of his life, Michelangelo was famously quoted as saying that he was still learning. When I read passages like the one that the man above recently penned I am reminded that classic signifiers of true genius are humility and a never-ending thirst for knowledge.
The great ones, like Ethan, always underestimate their own impact and yearn to be better.
in the midst of the snark and ego of the menswear tumblog universe, ethan desu is always a pleasure to read. his humility and insight are truly refreshing, and he has damn good style, too. if you’re not following him, i suggest you do.