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Chris Pine wishes people dressed better

Chris Pine wishes people dressed better

Chris Pine wishes people made more of an effort with their appearances.

The 'Star Trek Beyond' actor has a "very visual OCD" and loves looking at how clothes are made, but he doesn't feel residents of his local neighbourhood - including himself - spend enough time trying to look good.

He said: "I almost have a very visual OCD. Just like I love interior design, I love clothes and really get into the structure and the craftsmanship of them.

"In California, fashion tends to be very casual - probably because everybody is stuck in their cars and no one cares.

"It'd be nice if people spent some time trying to look good. I do the same thing, though - put on some jeans, Havaianas and a T-shirt, and I'm done.

"I do like to get back to the 1950s basics of a good T-shirt and jeans. I'm usually barefoot and not wearing anything at my house anyway..."

The 37-year-old actor has a huge passion for design and loves nothing more than working on home improvements.

He told Australia's Sunday Style magazine: "I love design. I'm really into interior design and architecture and furniture. If I had any patience whatsoever for furniture making, I'd probably get into that. But I don't.

"I do love creating spaces, though. Having bought a home five or six years ago now, and working on it constantly, there is a great joy for me in working on a canvas that big; its sole effect being to look good and make you feel good."

While Chris is passionate about his work, he doesn't let it consume everything else.

He admitted: "I'm really good at taking breaks! I'm probably much better at taking breaks than I am at doing anything else, although some sort of fire has recently been lit.

"But 'workaholic' suggests you work to avoid something else, and that is not how I view it. I work to get more involved in learning about myself, about how I work with others, and about my relationships.

"What I do for a living, thankfully, is some sort of giant catharsis. And it allows you, if done insightfully, to be more present in daily life."