Telfar Clemons (born January 21, 1985 in Queens, NY) is a New York fashion designer and creative director of the unisex line TELFAR, as well as the diffusion line UN.DER T. A graduate of Pace University with a degree in business, Clemens began deconstructing and reconstructing vintage clothing, which ultimately led to the beginning of his namesake label TELFAR.
In 2006, Clemens was awarded the Gen Art Fresh Faces of Fashion Award. Based on the need for comfortable sportswear and the desire for individuality, the TELFAR collection focuses on unisex clothes that are sustainable and versatile. A true fashion talent, Clemens has been tapped for exclusive collaborations with American Apparel and Converse.
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