Josiah Smith’s day job is that of freight work at Scheels, and by night he can often be found doling out tunes as part of his multi-faceted musician role of singer-songwriter and bassist for three local bands.
When not working, he shares that he is likely to be performing in Rochester’s downtown or skating at Silver Lake. From sporting vintage women’s blouses and generally bold patterned pieces to iconic Red Wing boots and infamous trucker hats, Josiah encompasses a little bit of everything when it comes to his wardrobe selections.
Your ‘look’ summed up?
Folk-punk hipster farmhand.
How has your style evolved over the years?
Drastically. In college I wore pretty much “church clothes” every day i.e., button shirt under sweater or suit jacket. Nowadays I can be seen wearing wildly patterned shirts, pants and accessories. I proudly stick out these days.
What does a typical day of attire look