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Chris Pine wishes people dressed better

ShowbizBy Sunday World
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."