Wolf & Man is an independent LA-based contemporary menswear line. We caught up with Brian Chan about their designs and shop.
Asymmetric Magazine: How and when did you start Wolf & Man?
Wolf & Man: We began the brand in 2013 after a year-long backpacking trip through Asia and Europe. At the time, menswear in the states was taking off and contemporary brands were evolving.
AM: What's your biggest inspiration?
W&M: Vintage Classic American Menswear
AM: How would you best describe your style?
W&M: Personal style? I’m always in pretty damn comfortable garments.
AM: What themes do you typically pursue in your designs?
W&M: Working Class has been a huge role–independent men who work hard at their trade, whether you’re a high school teacher or a street sign painter.
AM: What role does Los Angeles play in your work?
W&M: Being able to sample locally and have dye houses very close to me is pretty awesome to do more riskier things for fun.
AM: What music is currently inspiring you?
W&M: Jacques Greene's album Feel Infinite
AM: Where can our readers shop your products?
W&M: Downtown Los Angeles at POP Little Tokyo, Kingswell in Los Feliz, and at wolfandman.us.
AM: What can we expect to see from you next?
W&M: More fun wearables
AM: What's your best advice for aspiring designers?
W&M: Don’t save the best for last. Always share share share!
Shop Wolf & Man: wolfandman.us.