Tagged: Meet The Maker

Meet the Maker: Mark McNairy Video

Meet the Maker: Mark McNairy Video

For the 14th event in our Meet the Maker series, we hosted influential menswear designer Mark McNairy in our Richmond, VA store. To mark the special occasion, we filmed Mark in his Garment District factory and talked with him about the inspiration behind his designs and the ever-changing nature of the menswear market. Directed by Duncan […]

Meet the Maker: Mark McNairy

Meet the Maker: Mark McNairy

Mark McNairy is an American menswear designer born and bred in North Carolina who first fell in love with menswear while thrifting in his southern hometown. Inspired by classic suiting and Brooks Brothers, McNairy launched his eponymous line in 2008 with a collection of classic men’s shoes handcrafted in Northamptonshire, UK. His line, Mark McNairy […]

Meet the Maker: Clare Vivier

Meet the Maker: Clare Vivier

We recently hosted our 13th Meet the Maker event in our Richmond, VA store with Los Angeles-based handbag designer Clare Vivier.  In commemoration, we went behind the scenes in her bustling Silver Lake studio and discussed her connections to France and the beginnings of her brand. We enjoyed a Parisian-inspired playlist, custom cocktails by our friends […]

Meet the Maker: Clare Vivier

Meet the Maker: Clare Vivier

Spring signifies many things: new beginnings, renewal, and for us it’s when we kick off our Meet the Maker event series, where we invite some of our favorite designers down to Richmond to learn the stories behind the brands. For the first event of 2014, we’re thrilled to announce that Clare Vivier will be joining […]

Meet the Maker: Assembly New York Video

Meet the Maker: Assembly New York Video

Last fall we held our 12th Meet the Maker event with Assembly New York designer Greg Armas here in Richmond, Virginia. We sat down with the 2012 CFDA finalist and discussed his process of designing clothes for people who aren’t scared to take risks, how L.A.’s “brand of cool” informs his clothes, and his plans for […]

Meet the Maker: Gitman Vintage Video

Meet the Maker: Gitman Vintage Video

Gitman Brothers Vintage, the American heritage sport-shirt line, is one of the last remaining shirtmakers that bases its manufacturing entirely in America. As part of our Meet the Maker series, Chris Olberding welcomed us behind the lines into Gitman’s Pennsylvania factory and talked to us about the evolution of the brand, what it takes to […]

Meet the Maker: Assembly Event

Meet the Maker: Assembly Event

Assembly New York launched its in-house collection, by designer Greg Armas, a 2012 CFDA finalist, in 2009. Assembly garments are intended to create comfort and durability, allowing each piece to stand on its own and achieve archival quality. The collection, which Armas describes as authoritative minimalist, is one of our favorites, with clean designs and important details. Last month, Greg […]

Meet the Maker: Assembly New York

Meet the Maker: Assembly New York

Assembly New York launched its in-house collection, by designer Greg Armas, a 2012 CFDA finalist, in 2009. Assembly garments are intended to create comfort and durability, allowing each piece to stand on its own and achieve archival quality. Subtlety is paramount and design details are concealed and personal, available only to the wearer. On Friday, November 15, Greg will visit […]

Meet the Maker: Gitman Event

Meet the Maker: Gitman Event

We were lucky enough to bring the guys behind Gitman Brothers Vintage, the American heritage sport-shirt line that pays tribute to the past, down to good ol’ Richmond, Virginia for the 11th in our Meet the Maker series. We designed custom Gitman shirts during the event, released eight exclusives with the brand, available here, and of […]

Meet the Maker: Gitman Vintage

Meet the Maker: Gitman Vintage

Gitman Brothers Vintage, est. 1978, is an American heritage sport-shirt line that pays tribute to the past. Located in Pennsylvania, it is one of the last remaining shirt makers that bases its manufacturing entirely in America. We’re bringing the guys behind the brand down to Richmond for a special Meet the Maker event, complete with […]

Meet the Maker: Steven Alan Video

Meet the Maker: Steven Alan Video

We recently held our 10th Meet the Maker event with Steven Alan. He traveled to Richmond, Virginia to introduce his fall collection and meet and chat with an audience of fans from all over. He talked to us about his love for photography, passion for great product, and learning about the fashion industry all before […]

Meet The Maker: Steven Alan Event

Meet The Maker: Steven Alan Event

A few weeks ago, we partied in-store with Steven Alan, the man behind the eponymous clothing line, and had the chance to preview his fall 2013 collection. As part of Meet the Maker, we also developed exclusive products with Steven Alan, available here. For more than 15 years with his showroom and collections, Alan has been […]

Interview: Steven Alan

Interview: Steven Alan

Steven Alan’s first collection launched in 1999, with casual, smart, self-assured essentials. The designer has since quietly emerged as an uncommon fashion pioneer grounded in classic American roots, and has found a niche for himself making refined separates fashioned with a twist. The Steven Alan brand and Steven Alan, the man, are both mainstays in the […]

Meet the Maker: Steven Alan

Meet the Maker: Steven Alan

The Steven Alan brand and Steven Alan, the man, are both mainstays in the fashion industry that aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. There may be few others that understand the industry and both consumer and designer needs quite like Steven Alan, having founded and driven both his namesake collection and a showroom full of young […]

Meet the Maker: Apolis Video

Meet the Maker: Apolis Video

The 9th installment of our Meet the Maker series brought brothers Raan and Shea Parton, founders of Apolis, and their traveling Nomad Market installation here to Richmond, Virginia. The Apolis Nomad Market is a traveling installation that presents product collection, stories, and films from Apolis Global, with a goal of connecting the local neighborhood to […]

Meet The Maker: Apolis Event

Meet The Maker: Apolis Event

Last Friday, the 9th installment of our Meet the Maker series brought brothers Raan and Shea Parton, founders of Apolis, and their traveling Nomad Market installation here to Richmond, Virginia. The Apolis Nomad Market is a traveling installation that presents product collection, stories, and films from Apolis Global. The Nomad Market opened in our brick and […]

Meet the Maker: Apolis

Meet the Maker: Apolis

The 9th installment of our Meet the Maker series brings brothers Raan and Shea Parton, founders of Apolis, and their traveling Nomad Market installation here to Richmond, Virginia. Apolis began in 2004 with the simple idea that people can live better lives if they are given equal access to opportunity. It is built by a […]

Meet The Maker: Baldwin Denim Video

Meet The Maker: Baldwin Denim Video

A few weeks ago, our good friends Daniel Cummings and Matt Baldwin made the trip in from Kansas City to introduce an exclusive pant to Need Supply Co. Along the way, we sat down with the minds behind Baldwin Denim to discuss the trade, hard work, risks, sustainable mind set, and most of all, the […]

Meet The Maker: Angela Bacskocky Video

Meet The Maker: Angela Bacskocky Video

As our Meet The Maker series continues, we had the chance a couple of weeks ago to sit down with Richmond’s own Angela Bacskocky and explore her newest collection, entitled Nest. Angela has studied menswear at Central St Martins College of Art and Design, worked for a London tailor, and interned for designers Felder Felder and […]

Meet the Maker: Baldwin Denim

Meet the Maker: Baldwin Denim

For the 8th installment in our Meet the Maker series, the crew from Baldwin Denim visits us in store tomorrow from Kansas City. We’re excited to kick off a collaboration with Baldwin and introduce an exclusive new pant for men. Also not to be missed, the Fall 2012 women’s collection from Baldwin will be available […]

Meet The Maker: Rogue Territory Video

Meet The Maker: Rogue Territory Video

A few weeks ago we were lucky enough to have our good friend Karl of Rogue Territory fly in from L.A. for the sixth installment of our Meet The Maker series. At the shop, Karl released two items exclusive to Need Supply Co., the Drake Camo Ar-G Trouser and work shirt. Amongst the festivities, we sat […]

Meet The Maker: Angela Bacskocky

Meet The Maker: Angela Bacskocky

For the seventh installment of our Meet The Maker series, local designer Angela Bacskocky will be in store Friday, September 28, from 6-8pm to debut her Fall 2012 collection, Nest. The Nest deals with isolation and hibernation, and the animal instinct to burrow and hide away, which is simultaneously comfortable and claustrophobic. Though Angela Bacskocky […]

Meet the Maker: Rogue Territory

Meet the Maker: Rogue Territory

Rogue Territory‘s handmade goods are built with an obsession to details. Based in Los Angeles, California, the Rogue Territory workshop is a tribute to American manufacturers of the early 20th century, when clothing was built to last and attention was placed not only on the quality of the materials, but on the construction of the […]

Video: Meet the Maker

Video: Meet the Maker

As part of our Meet the Maker series, the charming Samantha Pleet visited us in store from Brooklyn. She brought along with her an exclusive peek at her Fall 2012 line and a collaborative collection with Wolverine bootmakers. Check out the video of the event, meet Samantha and hear about her inspirations, and see the […]

Video: Meet the Maker(s)

Video: Meet the Maker(s)

On a Friday in late March, four designers packed up and drove from New York City to Richmond, Virginia. Collina Strada, CourtShop, Dusen Dusen, and In God We Trust brought us exclusive collaborative pieces and joined us in store for Meet The Maker(s). See the video of the journey and the destination.

Video: Cause & Effect

Video: Cause & Effect

A few weekends ago, we started off our Meet The Maker series with Billy Moore of Cause and Effect and Ashley James of Ruell and Ray. Billy and Ashley made an in-store appearance and demonstrated their craft and knowledge to anyone who cared to see. Over the course of the weekend, we took Billy down to […]

Meet the Maker: Samantha Pleet

Meet the Maker: Samantha Pleet

The 5th in our Meet the Maker series, this Friday Brooklyn-based designer Samantha Pleet gives us a sneak preview of her Fall 2012 line and Wolverine boot collaboration, shown for the first time in the US outside of the showroom! In 2006, Samantha Pleet debuted her namesake collection, intertwining elements of the mysterious and fantastical with […]

This Friday: Meet the Maker(s)

This Friday: Meet the Maker(s)

As part of our Meet the Maker series, our goal is to bring in and introduce our customers to the people behind the brand. The majority of the goods we carry are not mass produced in factories overseas, but made by hand with attention to detail and care. Meet The Maker(s) features Collina Strada, Courtshop, Dusen […]

This Friday: Cause & Effect

This Friday: Cause & Effect

As part of our Meet the Maker series, our goal is to bring in and introduce our customers to the people behind the brand. The majority of the goods we carry are not mass produced in factories overseas, but made by hand with attention to detail and care. This March, we’re bringing in Billy Moore […]

Meet The Maker: Cause and Effect

Meet The Maker: Cause and Effect

  As part of our Meet the Maker series, our goal is to bring in and introduce our customers to the people behind the brand. The majority of the goods we carry are not mass produced in factories overseas, but made by hand with attention to detail and care. This March, we’re bringing in Billy […]

Meet Wolverine

Meet Wolverine

Unfortunately we’re not talking about the adamantium filled superhuman. Instead we’re talking about the makers of some of the most durable and longest lasting boots on the market. If you’re in or around Richmond this Thursday, please come to a very special evening with Wolverine Shoe Co. at our store. We’ll be providing music, food […]

Meet The Maker Video

Meet The Maker Video

A couple of weeks ago our good friend Victor of Raleigh Denim drove a few hours north to see us here in Richmond and introduce the women’s line of RD. The women’s line continues with the same mission and integrity of Raleigh Denim. Jeans made by hand, sewn with traditional machines, made with local White Oak Cone […]