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This two part experience will takes us on a journey through multiple planes of being and thought with my guest, fashion designer and trendsetter, Terry Singh. Born and raised in Guyana to parents of Indian heritage, Terry has called New York City, home for most of his life. After a life changing journey to the country of his heritage, he has since bloomed into his current creative flow as the visionary behind his Terry Singh NYC fashion label. As a former adman, Terry's aim is to leverage all of his talents in translating the practicality and elegance of the traditional Indian dhoti for a Western consumer. With multiple shows appearing at New York Fashion Week and features at this year’s New York Men’s Day, he’s created a buzz on the pages of The New York Times, Vogue, and WWD, to name a few. When asked about his aesthetic he shares, “I used to be inhibited about what I wore,” “I kept my head down because I felt people were staring. Then I realized I don’t know what’s in people’s minds, and I started to dress for myself. A question I always ask people is, ‘If today were your last day on earth, what would you wear?’ Dress like that.” Terry's fashions are also blooming with his leisurewear brand I AM U TOO.
Where to find Terry?
What's Terry reading/listening to?
Works by J. Krishnamurti
Other topics of interest:
Indian Designer Tarun Tahiliani
Brooklyn's Soul Summit in Fort Greene Park
Terry @ Maison 10
Blue Ribbon Restaurants
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