Outside of footwear? Denim.
WHAT’S THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE 150TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION?
The American flag is a natural starting point for us, being an American brand and Jasper Johns American flag painting.
WHO’S YOUR STYLE ICON?
‘Billy Pull On’ $298, The Frye Company
WHAT’S THE MOST PRIZED POSSESSION IN YOUR CLOSET?
Autographed soccer shoes from Zinedine Zidane
WHICH DESIGNERS DO YOU WORSHIP?
I have a lot of respect for Hiroki of Visvim, Miuccia Prada, and Junya Watanabe
ONE THING YOU COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
WHAT’S THE BEST PART OF YOUR JOB?
No two days are ever alike. The ability to work with a great group of people. I like coming to work every day.
Special musical guest, Blondfire.
Michael Petry and I at The Frye Company's 150th anniversary party.
The Frye Company, 1007 north Rush Street, 312.642.3793
Photos by Francis Son