I don’t have any influences, any heroes, it’s just me.
I think music influences fashion and has done so for generations.
Having to amuse myself during those earlier years, I read voraciously and widely. Mythic matter and folklore made up much of that reading—retellings of the old stories (Mallory, White, Briggs), anecdotal collections and historical investigations...
If you are what you eat, you are what you see and hear.