, famous for their super-low jeans, the look is sexy yet rugged, relaxed yet over the top. They launched their first signature womenswear collection, DEanDAN in 1986. By 1988 they had signed on to label Ports International (currently Ports 1961) as creative directors. At the same time, Dean and Dan designed for their lower-end, leisure brand, Tabi International. In 1991, the brothers moved to Milan were they worked as designers for Gianni Versace and Diesel, the latter of which funded and launched their namesake brand.They debuted their men’s collection in 1994, and in 2003, they launched a women’s collection In 2007.
Byron and Dexter Peart
“Dexter and Byron Peart, 34-year-old twins, are starting their venture with a luxury leather goods line called Want – Les Essentiels de la Vie.On their quest, they’re travelling from New York to Milan, Moscow to Cape Town, toting the first “essential” items from their line: computer bags and iPod cases.”We want to give people what they want before they know they want it,” Dexter Peart said at the Chabanel St. offices of the Want Agency, formed with partner Eddy Wiltzer several years ago as an importer of Swedish lines…read more
Ronald and Rony Delice
“In 1998, Ronald and Rony Delice, also from Canada, launched their menswear line, Ron and Ron. The Ron & Ron label accentuates timeless, classic tailoring with distinctive and versatile touches. Ron & Ron identifies the essence in the meaning of custom style as individual luxury and a personal indulgence which translates into their designs”.
The Christmas twins
“We don’t have customers we have friends. A unique coffeecorner and boutique in Amsterdam where celebrity hosts Greg and Gary, the Christmas twins, have been offering their friends and customers personal service for almost 18 years.
It was also the workplace and home of Greg and Gary Christmas. Disco singers, fashion advisors and pop icons, whose premises combine boutique and cafe under a single roof.
This attractive decorated shop with mirrored walls and shelves piled high with knitwear. It’s a place where you will receive a relaxed and friendly welcome”. The Twins are not alive anymore. Gary was the last brother to pass away in 2009. (text taken from http://www.channels.nl/amsterdam/backstage.html
, strange. It’s like that shop still exists.)