The man behind the surge of menswear designers reviving the American made fashion scene, Michael Bastian turns 49 today. While his eponymous brand is synonymous with American luxury, his accolades range from CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year to GHMC Style Vault Award.
Bastian was born in Lyons, New York, a quaint town in upstate. He found himself paving his humble beginnings out of Lyons and into the big city. Starting as an assistant buyer at Abraham & Strauss straight of of college he diligently worked his way up to serve as the Men’s Fashion Director at Bergdorf Goodman. His talented hands have touched the likes of Gant, Uniqlo and George Frost via successful collaborations. The new voice of American menswear ringing modern and luxurious, Michael Bastian can be found at Mr. Porter, Farfetch, Barneys, and so much more world wide.
Happy birthday Mr. Bastian.