I HEAR AND I FORGET, I SEE AND I REMEMBER, I DO AND I UNDERSTAND
“I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand.” – Confucius Staying true to this quote, I’m busy traveling the world again. When I started working in fashion, one of my first major interests was production and exactly how things and products were actually made. Over the last decade I have travelled the world extensively visiting factories and sourcing for rare and exclusive fabrics and materials. My experiences and education that I received from traveling to all these various production facilities are invaluable in my understanding of product and design perspective. Against everyone’s concerns, I am in Japan working with my partners and working on new Private Stock optical and sunglass collection, as well as getting a healthy dosage of inspiration shopping. I’ve been coming to Japan for years now, and the Tsunami was devastating to the Japanese people and economy. I am glad to see the country begin to rebound from this horrible tragedy. The attitude in the air is positive and the people are seemingly more driven and focused then ever before.