This young prodigy is making it big in NY. Queens borough native, started a fashion line that has already been acknowledged by the Museum of Modern Art. Now thats some Andy Warhol typeISH and I totally respect that. The gear is iconic. You will understand what I mean when you check out the website. Cop a shirt and step your gear game up, or else you’ll just get TOUGH LOVE HAHA
Talent: Being the heart of the city
Hometown: Queens, NY
Age: I forever stay 16
Website:TOUGH LOVE NYC
KrissyJ: Favorite color?
JES: Revenge Red
KrissyJ: Favorite restaurant?
JES: My dad’s kitchen
KrissyJ: Favorite place to shop?
JES: Anywhere I can get a great pair of sneakers
KrissyJ: What motivated you to design?
JES: Sh!tty clothes for females. When I finally was able to afford to start something the girl clothing lines started to dominate. I said fu©k it and did it anyway
KrissyJ: How long have you been designing?
JES: I’ve been into graff since 95. Graphic design since 01 and Tough Love will be one year old Jan 11th. Happy Birthday Tough Love!!
KrissyJ: In your opinion what is your best accomplishment thus far?
JES: Wow I’ve had quite a few this year. Tough Love, being featured in the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) and being part of the Phunky Phat Phemz art show
KrissyJ: Who inspires you?
JES: KA, he plays a mean game of creative ping pong
KrissyJ: What celebrity would you love to work with?
JES: I wouldn’t call them celebrities but, I would love to collaborate with Claw Money, Kid Robot and MAC.
KrissyJ: Where do you see yourself in the next year?
JES: I really haven’t thought about it, sh!t I’m just trying to get through a day at a time haha
KrissyJ: What should your fans/consumers be looking out for?
JES: Designs that reflect my everyday thoughts mixed with a whole lotta personality and hope everyone likes it.