Speaker - Billy Reid

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Billy Reid’s modern approach to classic Americana and dandyism is at the heart of his collections. His Southern roots, paired with a downtown New York sensibility, embody the aesthetic and lifestyle of the brand. Emphasizing craftsmanship, expert tailoring, and the use of unconventional fabrics, Mr. Reid’s collections reflect a personal authenticity.

Mr. Reid was nominated and awarded the GQ Best New Menswear Designer in America Award in 2010. He participated in the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2010 and won, becoming the first ever designer to win both prestigious awards in the same year. As a winner of the Fashion Fund, Mr. Reid was invited to be a part of the Americans in Paris initiative in 2011. He was invited to return in 2012 during Paris Fashion Week, to showcase his collection to international retailers and media. In 2012, Mr. Reid was named as the recipient of the CFDA’s Menswear Designer of the Year Award.

Today, Mr. Reid has stores in New York City, Nashville, Charleston, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, and Austin as well as Florence, Alabama. Billy Reid is also sold in top-tier specialty and department stores internationally including Odin New York, Nordstroms, Bergdorf Goodman, Union Made, Confederacy, Neiman Marcus, Beams, 10 Corso Como, Journal Standard, and United Arrows. The company also operates an e-commerce shop.

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The Impact and Opportunities of Being Made in the U.S.A.

03.20.13 | 00:46:08 min | 0 comments