You can catch Jaden Smith in Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down on Netflix as Marcus “Dizzee” Kipling, fulfilling a dream of working with the director of one of his favorite films, The Great Gatsby, according to his recent profile in Variety. But that’s keeping Smith from being the person that the internet has come to love over the years.
The bulk of the interview is spent covering his style and the clothing choices he feels are being placed upon society. That’s where his new clothing line, MSFTSrep, comes into play according to Variety. Giving something to “the girl that wants to be a tomboy or the boy that wants to wear a skirt”:
“It’s pronounced ‘misfits.’ I took the ‘I’ out of ‘misfits’ because we’re a team and there is no ‘I’ in team. It’s a place for the lost kids and everyone to go, and something for them to have.”
It’s a fine idea, but the main thrust behind the clothing line seems to be Smith’s style. Variety points this out visually by showing off some of Smith’s influences: