TRNDY STUDIOS is a young streetwear label focused on high-tech fabrics with a deep underground street culture. Its founder, Tymir Barksdale, has elevated the concept of aesthetic streetwear with strong references to New York City’s street life. The collection has the main focus on diversity and genderless and is composed by unique pieces like sweaters, bomber jackets, hoodies and t-shirts. Interesting details like long sleeves and two-tone panelling are seen on the garments.
An exclusive conversation with Tymir Barksdale, founder and designer of TRNDY STUDIOS :
How did your passion for design start and how your creative process work?
When I was kid drawing on clothes and my sneakers. My process is smooth take everything one day at time but of course at a certain pace.
How fashion nowadays helps and motivate you to become a fashion designer?
Just back in the days saying the LRGs the & supremes & other earlier brands & researching how’s behind these brands showed me I can do it if I continue to study & learn.
Can you tell us a little bit about your references for the last collection?
Our last collection was more about expanding into woman so we did more women’s and unisex pieces.
Do you see yourself as an example for the new generation in fashion industry?
Yes I believe I can be one of the faces for the new generation coming from not really having a background in this at all but was willing to do the work required to break into the industry.
How fashion competitions can change the business industry? Will you apply at some in the future?
That could make things interesting because it can change customer perspectives on brands & yes we are open to any new ideas for the industry.
How do you want people to feel when they wear your clothes?
Like you are unique, one of none & that you want see just anybody wearing our clothing line.
What do you think it’s your best-selling piece from your last collection?
It’s between our our denim suit jacket & the You are entirely up to you t-shirt.
What do you think about the opportunity of selling your products on online platforms, you think it might be a good showcase for your work and your future?
I think it’s an amazing opportunity to expand to new customers it would be great for our company.
What young designers need right now from fashion industry to grow up?
I believe young designers just need more mentorship during there journey everyone’s needs some kind of guidance during any growing process .