Creative Professional with expert knowledge in concept design, product development, branding, merchandising, sourcing and manufacturing for those invested in the design, fashion, accessories, fitness, skincare, cosmetic and soft-line consumer goods industries.
Twenty-Seven years of experience in menswear, outdoor and sporting goods apparel design and development for outerwears, wovens, knitwear (cut & sew and full fashion sweaters) with a deep understanding and applied knowledge of fabrication/yarn composition, textile design, material integration, wet/dry processing, garment construction and finishing techniques including appropriate trim applications.
Specializing in apparel and accessories for the designer, contemporary, sportswear, outdoor, golf, resort, action-sports, and performance-athletic markets.
Selected Awards / Achievements:
• 2005 Most Promising New Menswear Designer (WWD)
• 2008 Rising Star in Menswear (Fashion Group International)
• 2008 Best Newcomer (Sportswear International)
Passions include all things design, typography, photography, minimalism, architecture, interiors, object d'art, vintage apparel, militaria, time-honored vehicles, golf, health and fitness, racing, sailing, and aeronautics.