Kyle Wallack of Washed Apparel: An Interview
Kyle Wallack Interview For The Lifestyle Clothing Cooperative
Today we interview Kyle Wallack, an emerging artist and menswear designer for Washed Apparel Co., an NYC menswear brand. Kyle is a resident artist in our West 27th Street Gallery and Showroom with partner and co-founder Tim Edmonds.
Q: Where are you from?
A: From a small beach town in Connecticut.
Q: What inspired you to start making art?
A: My inspiration comes from liminal space… I began at a time when I was having some medical issues. My brain was working unconsciously when I was making art. It just happened, it’s a weird thing to explain.
Q: How would you describe Washed Apparel?
A: Just getting started.
T: As long as we exist, the brand exists. It’s just an extension of who we are.
Q: Where do you see Washed Apparel in 5 years?
A: Washed is a group of creatives trying to bring together a bunch of creatives.
Q: What are the top 3 brands you would release a capsule collection with right now?
A: 10 Deep, Burberry, Aime Leon Dore.
Q: Do you manufacture your apparel in New York?
A: Yes, New York B*tch.
Q: How would you describe the style of your paintings?
A: I make contemporary Pop Art that is fueled by childhood nostalgia.
Q: Who is your favorite person who owns a piece of your work?
A: Isiaah Rashad probably or D Sanders.
Q: If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
A: I would teleport.
Q: Are there any exciting new projects you have coming up?
A: Yeah we have a bunch of new exciting projects coming up. New cut and sew, new installations. Keep up to date @agedprettybih and @washedapparelco on instagram.