Here’s a designer to keep an eye on. He designs really edgy, dark pieces. 🙂

the CITIZENS of FASHION

Name

Eddie Borgo.

Education

Born in Columbus OH, Eddie lived up and down the East Coast of the US until arriving in New York 12 years ago, intending to become a fashion designer.

While attending art history classes at Hunter College, he started showing an interest in the history of adornment. Subsequently in 2002, he first made one of a kind pieces for international stylists including Patti WilsonCamilla Nickerson, and Tabitha Simmons.

In the summer of 2008 Eddie created jewelry for Philip Lim‘s spring-summer 2009 show, which launched his namesake collection for women and men.

Breakthrough

“The definition of success keeps changing as we, as a company, continue to grow.

One milestone was when Camilla Nickerson shot one of my cuffs on Tilda Swinton for W. Other milestones: when we first sold at Colette,Barney’s New York, and Luisa Via Roma

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