B*M*W “black man workin”
February 11, 2010 Leave a comment
Patrick Robinson is a California-born fashion designer who has worked for such names as Giorgio Armani, Anne Klein, Perry Ellis, and Paco Rabanne. A graduate from the Parsons School of Design, Robinson has been a member of the Council of Fashion Designers since 1994 and was named one of Vogue’s 100 rising stars in 1996. During his 4-year tenure at Armani, he mananged to turn the brand’s ailing “Collezioni” line profitable before taking the position of head designer at Anne Klein in 1995.
In May 2007 Robinson designed an affordable collection for Target Corporation’s Go International line.
Robinson is the current Head Designer for Gap, Inc.
“What advice do you have for the next generation of kids getting started in fashion?
Learn your craft and enjoy it. Really learn how to make clothes and enjoy the process.” Patrick Robinson