Awards Spotlight: Patrik Ervell, Nominee for Menswear Designer of the Year

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Patrik Ervell

2012 Nominee for:
MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

CFDA Honors:
2011 NOMINEE – MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
2010 NOMINEE – SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR
2009 NOMINEE – SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR
2009 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Runner Up
2008 NOMINEE- SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR

Biography:
PATRIK ERVELL debuted in 2006 at the store Opening Ceremony in New York. His clothes are modern American sportswear pieces, imbued with a discreet elegance.  He is noted for his use of innovative materials, which have included gold foil, vintage parachutes, fabrics stained with oxidized iron and copper, handmade rubber raincoats and most recently woven horsehair.

No stranger to accolades, PATRIK ERVELL was selected in 2007 as a winner of the Ecco Domani Award for Menswear.  Since then, Patrik has been nominated three times for the CFDA’s Swarovski Award for Menswear – in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  Ervell was also the runner up of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2009.  PATRIK ERVELL is carried worldwide at stores such as Barney’s, Opening Ceremony, Harvey Nichols, Fred Segal and many more.

 

 

 

A Moment with Patrick…
To be a designer one needs to…
 Stick to your guns
Starting out in the fashion industry was…
Accidental
Being nominated for a CFDA Fashion Award is…
A huge honor
One of the few times I have been star struck was when I met…
Joan Didion
One of my biggest sources of inspiration is…
New York
First thing I do when I get to the office is…
Coffee
Inspiration often comes…
Walking down the street
One of the more difficult parts of being a designer…
Running a business