pardon my excitement during the creative process. As the creator, I see the completed vision, where many clients only see swatches. I see the destination, while others just see fog.” He has been influenced by legendary designers Ralph Lauren, Alexander Wang, Kelly Wearstler, Tom Ford and Paul Smith. At the same time Boswell finds inspiration from casual brands like Supreme, Nike or Adidas. His creations are classic and edgy, timeless and distinctly modern. Future collaborations are always a possibility for the designer who recently teamed with Lexus to unveil a special collection inspired by the Lexus RC F performance coupe. Currently Boswell is working on the expansion of the brand and the launch of Boswell RTW with his partner and company COO, Dr. Taj Eldridge. With designs originally intended for men 6’2” and taller, Boswell now creates for a variety of notable athletes, celebrities and even women. As expected with any true artist, he finds inspiration everywhere—music, visuals, emotions, scenery. Since taking the leap to become a designer, he has noticed his own personal evolution. “I am a chameleon, resilient, and electrifying,” Boswells says. His work is beautiful and a conduit for creative and social change.
Photo: RobinLori Photography
any artists claim that they had their talent from birth. Some were born to sing or write or be an athlete. For Waraire Boswell, his talent, while unlikely was to grow physically and creatively.
Although at the pinnacle of his physical height, the man and the brand are still growing. In upcoming years fashion forward consumers might find his designs in open air markets from Pasadena to New York to Paris.
Becoming a high-end fashion designer usually involves overcoming many obstacles, but Boswell doesn’t see it that way. There was a gap in the fashion landscape and The 6’7” fashion designer grew seven and a half inches Waraire Boswell set out to fill it. His designs are not just one summer and continued to grow well past puberty, until apparel, but visual presentations. His suits are like portraits he was 29 years old. His exceptional height didn’t feel like of the unique men who wear them. a blessing during his childhood and through his transition to adulthood and professional life. Finding clothing that The man behind the designs might be a chameleon, but actually fit was a challenge, but not one that would stop the quality of his clothing remains a constant. He’s found him. a unique design rhythm and designs to the beat of his own drum. In his words, fashion is the gatekeeper, the “Instead of complaining about the lack of options, I conversation starter. created my own.” Boswell captures the essence of the WB gentleman with The birth of this fashion designer’s career rose from a new pieces added to the 2015 line. They are monolithic, combination of faith and clear career signals to create simple and easily interchangeable with high, mid and low custom menswear. price points. His first experience designing a suit for another person gave him a sense of completion. “I often tell clients to
Visit: waraireboswell.com to view the entire brand including the classic RTW and WB lines.
Published on Dec 31, 2014
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