Around the World



With the recent hit #Selfie under their belt, Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers packed their bags and jetted around the world playing their catchy tunes to dance-happy crowds. The New York-based DJs made a stopover in São Paulo, Brazil, to attend a festa in celebration of the new Michael Kors Lifestyle store in the Iguatemi shopping center. Here, they talk about their travel tips, selfies (of course) and share their Jet Set Playlist – just in time to kick-start your summertime soirées over the holiday weekend.

Q: What was it like to play for the Michael Kors São Paulo party?
"It was great! São Paulo is such a cool city and everyone there was up for having a good time."
Q: Describe your personal style in 5 words or less…
"Less is more."
Q: What are your favorite cities you’ve visited so far and why?
"Rome – So much history and all the food is amazing.
Barcelona – Has it all: beaches, music, beautiful women and great architecture.
London – Cool and comfortable to navigate.
Vancouver – These guys party, they have great food and it’s very scenic and romantic.
Tokyo – The only city that rivals NYC in its energy."
Q: What are the items you always pack in your suitcase when travelling?
"White shirts, black jeans, sweatpants and gym shorts."

Q: What are your favorite New York nightlife spots?
"Marquee, ACME and Gilded Lily."
 Q: What musicians and DJs do you find inspiring?
"Adam Levine, The Weeknd, Drake, Calvin Harris, DJ Snake, Max Martin and Tove Lo."
Q: The song #Selfie was a huge hit. What elements make for a good #selfie?
"Lighting and a clean camera lens!"
Q: What’s on your Jet Set Playlist?