Craig Robinson (designer)

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Craig Robinson (born 1972, New Mexico) is an American fashion designer.

Bio[edit]

Robinson started out as a self-taught bespoke tailor before establishing his label, Craig Robinson New York, in 2001.[1] He is best known for dressing prominent New York bands and for sharply tailored designs mixing old-world tailoring skills with a contemporary sensibility.[2] In 2003 Robinson opened a bespoke atelier on Lower 5th Avenue now acclaimed for hand-tailored suits, accessories, and custom shirts. His work has been featured in The New York Times, L’Uomo Vogue, Blackbook, Paper, Time Out,Surface, Details, and L.A. Confidential.

In 2007 Craig Robinson New York was featured in the exhibition New York Fashion Now [3] along with Sean 'Diddy' Combs, John Varvatos, Miguel Adrover, Thom Browne and others.

Bespoke Clothing[edit]

Robinson launched his first ready to wear collection in 2009.

Actor Morgan Freeman wore a Craig Robinson bespoke tuxedo on the red carpet at the 2010 Oscars.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Blackbook Magazine, March, 2004, pg 74
  2. ^ The New York Times, "Indie Designers Pin Hopes (and clothes) on Indie Singers", July 15, 2004
  3. ^ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/c/contemporary-new-york-fashion/
  4. ^ The Best (and Worst) Dressed Men at the 2010 Oscars, Esquire, www.esquire.com, March 7, 2010

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