Who is Mitch Modes?

A ‘Life is War’ tattoo on his head, a vivid black color around his eyes, and punk-style clothes. Sounds familiar? 

That’s Mitch Modes for you. Though an enigmatic aura surrounds him, he’s a master of his craft, which led him to be closely associated with The Weeknd and Playboi Carti. 

When Whole Lotta Red debuted, people wondered about the crew who manifested the rapper’s vampire persona. Most of the questions were about the mysterious bald-headed man called Mitch Modes.

Here’s an answer to all questions you may have about Modes.

Mitch Modes is a celebrity stylist best known for collaborating with The Weeknd and Playboi Carti.

Unfortunately, not much is available to know about his personal life, except that there’s an aura of tragedy that follows him wherever he goes. 

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The tattoos decorating his body aren’t helping much, either. He has one on the back of his head that says ‘Life is war’ and another on his hands that says ‘I died in 2010.’ 

Apparently, a series of deaths in his close circle triggered his mysterious personality. After some hardships, he managed to create a career for himself by being on the crew of renowned celebrities. He helped style Carti in his worldwide famous album, Whole Lotta Red.

Mitch Modes’ History

Mitch Modes is originally from Virginia, which, marking his words, doesn’t have much of a scene. He always had it in him to connect to celebrities, but he didn’t know where to start. He started a series of meetings through his social media, which eventually led him to a meeting with A$AP ILLZ.

According to modes, A$AP let him sleep on his floor and acted like a father figure to him. He perceived him as his mentor and stayed close to him for nearly three years, and that was just the start.

Afterward, he met a photographer called Elie, who was closely connected to Selena Gomez, The Weeknd, and similar celebrities. According to Modes, Elie was originally from Toronto, and he didn’t have a place to stay. He stayed on Modes’ couch for nearly three months, during the time when he was working on a collaboration with Disney.

During those months, Elie connected Modes to Lamar Taylor, the creative director of The Weeknd. Modes claim that Lamar had been his most influential mentor and that he put him on the right career track.

When they both met, Lamar was working on HXOUSE, a Toronto-based creative college that works on helping young entrepreneurs. When he knew Modes was a stylist, he asked him to style some XO stuff, and the rest was history.

Mitch Modes’ net worth is estimated to be around $500k at this time. His connections and progress has already become invaluable at this point and this will likely start to grow quickly.

What Is Mitch Modes’ Brand?

Mitch Modes has a brand to his name called Life Is War; it specializes in T-shirts and hoodies with contemporary, controversial designs. He supposedly inspired its name from the tattoo on the back of his head.

Modes claim that the brand is an embodiment of his gratitude for the obstacles he’s been through. In 2010, he lost his best friend to a car accident, then shortly after, his other close friend also passed away in a car accident.

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Unfortunately, the series of deaths didn’t stop here. Both of Modes’ grandparents died after his two best friends, and his cousin followed a couple of years later.

The tragedy had its toll on Modes, but according to him, he can now see the reasons and appreciate what he’s been through. And the Life Is War brand is created to show just that.




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