#TAFCrew: Darius

We caught up for a Q&A with #TAFcrew member Darius, Director of Merchandising and Marketing for USA, to discuss his style, inspiration and highlights for the coming season.


Clarksburg, WV, USA

Current residence:
Atlanta, GA, USA

Director of Marketing & Merchandising, The Athlete’s Foot USA

My style in one word:

My first pair of sneakers:
Air Jordan III (1988). I saw KRS One wearing them in the “My Philosophy” video by Boogie Down Productions

Where do you look for inspiration?
Blogs & Magazines. Hypebeast, Complex, Highsnobiety, GQ, just to name a few

What are your favorite brands?
Nike, Jordan and adidas for footwear and different boutique brands for apparel

Which artists/celebrities do you follow for their sense of style?
Pharrell Williams and Kanye West

Key trends for Fall/Winter 15?
Layers, hoodies, all black sneakers, all white sneakers and metallic

What is the must item every girl/guy should own this season?
Nike Tech Fleece Hoodie & Pant

Must Have: A clean, crispy pair of white and black Stan Smith’s….Classic!

Top 10 in my current collection

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