Spencer Antle

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Spencer Antle
Spencer Antle on location Toronto.jpg
Spencer Antle on location Toronto
Born (1971-03-07) March 7, 1971 (age 48)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationUniversity of Miami
OccupationCEO, Creative Director of Island Company
Label(s)
Island Company

Spencer Antle (born March 7, 1971) is an American fashion designer and founder of the Island Company lifestyle clothing brand. He is the CEO, Creative Director of the firm, and also its designer, photographer and advertiser.[1]

He started his career in LA as a screenwriter and television commercial director, and has won multiple awards for his commercials.

Early life[edit]

Born in Hawaii as his father was serving on a US Navy submarine, Antle was schooled in prep schools in the United Kingdom, high school in Wayland, Massachusetts and studied creative writing at University of Miami.[2] He started a career in Los Angeles as a screenwriter and television commercial director, winning multiple Telly Awards, Association of Independent Commercial Producers awards, CINE Eagle Awards, ADDY Awards for various commercials. He is a member of the Directors Guild of America.[3]

Island Company[edit]

Antle started the lifestyle brand Island Company out of his car selling bikinis store-to-store across the United States.[4] Thefirm is a supplier of high-end apparel to the resort destination market and has been named Inc. (magazine) Top 500/500 Fastest Growing Companies four years in a row since 2008.[5][6][7]

In March, 2013 he launched Island Company's first concept store, Escape Travel Live at Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas. That same month he won the 2012-2013 "Best Of Broadcast" ADDY Awards for his film direction of his firm's commercial, "Never Return".[8]

In April, 2013 Antle was awarded the "Entrepreneurial Spirit" Award from the Palm Beach Chamber Of Commerce for his work in bringing his firm's store to Worth Avenue.[9]

Personal life[edit]

He lives in West Palm Beach, Florida where Island Company is headquartered. He is a seaplane pilot and PADI Master Instructor.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Austen, Juliet (January 2012). "The Escape Artist: Spencer Antle". Real Life Caribbean.
  2. ^ Sturrock, Staci (December 17, 2009). "Spencer Antle, The Jimmy Buffett Of Beachwear". Palm Beach Post.
  3. ^ Kleinman [first=Rebecca (July 21, 2006). "Island Company Broadens Image". Women's Wear Daily.
  4. ^ Sturrock, Staci (December 17, 2009). "Spencer Antle, The Jimmy Buffett Of Beachwear". Palm Beach Post.
  5. ^ Janjigian, Robert (March 31, 2013). "Palm Beach StoresTo Receive Awards". Palm Beach Daily News.
  6. ^ Janjigian, Robert (March 31, 2013). "Palm Beach StoresTo Receive Awards". Palm Beach Daily News.
  7. ^ Dahl, Darren (January 24, 2012). "Ready For Vacation". Inc. Magazine.
  8. ^ "2012-2013 ADDY Winners" (PDF). Advertising Federation. January 2012.
  9. ^ Janjigian, Robert (March 31, 2013). "Palm Beach StoresTo Receive Awards". Palm Beach Daily News.
  10. ^ Morien, Cassie (October 3, 2012). "The Designer Series: Spencer Antle". Boca Magazine.

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