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Although he has been spending some time on the East Coast, Filip Filipi reps the 604 hard. One of his recent collections from his line, Maison Filipi, is inspired by Pacific Northwest Native Art and pays homage to the Vancouver Grizzlies. You may also recognize his pieces from Joel Levy’s blog post on T.I.A. a few months back featuring a Blue Jays snapback. I chatted with Filip recently to learn more about his work.
Valerie Tiu: Tell us about your background.
Filip Filipi: I immigrated to Canada when I was seven years old because of the war in former Yugoslavia and since then I’ve done a bunch of random shit. I have these five-year segments in my life where I work obsessively on one thing and so far it’s been drawing, basketball, music, humanitarian work and now, fashion. …READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY>>>