Tell me about your label?
The name of are label is called NeRD Central. Found in the 2008, Nerd central are a new and fun clothing line that designs and makes clothes that’s quirky and a little bit different from your everyday casual wear! We like to make casual wear with a twist working with bright colours, textures and prints. Our vibrant garments bring another dimension to the existing market. Behind every great creation, a NeRD arises within the centre of everyone a NeRD is discovered….This is NeRD Central. Be a NeRD!
How would you describe the style of the clothes you make?
Geek chic which is casual wear with a twist.
How would you describe your personal style?
All of our styles are different. Sam’s style is quirky, Sean is more preppy and Alex is casually sexy.
If you could pick a famous model to wear your clothes who would it be and why?
Heidi Klum because she’s got a certain edge to her.
How did you get into fashion?
Because everything was repetitive and you can never find what you want, so why not do it yourself.
What makes your designs stand out from the rest?
We’re not afraid to explore different colours textures and fabrics to make our casual wear stand out.
Who is your favourite designer and why?
Mathew Williamson we all adore the use of colour and his prints, Tomoaki “Nigo” Nagao who founded Bathing Ape and Duro Olowu there also great.
Are their works reflected in your designs?
Yes definitely their use of colour, and the way they’re not afraid to use harsh prints and fabrics together to make something really cool.
What are some of the perks of being a fashion designer?
Seeing our stuff on the catwalk, people wanting to buy, see more and get involved it’s like a reward knowing that.
If you weren’t designing clothes, what would you like to be doing?
Sam: Pursuing acting
Sean: Creating animation
Alex: I’d be a teacher
What’s your favourite music to listen to when you’re designing?
Sam: Listening to preaching messages or Christian music.
Sean : Soulful house
Alex: Bashment, jazz depending in what mood I’m in.
What are your favourite hobbies?
Sam: Singing, acting, dancing and playing drums
Alex: Shop, dance, chill out, socializing, gym.
Sean: Kick boxing and socializing
What would you say to someone thinking of getting into fashion?
Think long and hard before you take it up, have a lot of confidence, be passionate and be bold.
What can we expect to see at the ACS Kings and Queens event?
Wait and see….
What’s your end goal in the fashion industry?
Having a franchise of stores and go worldwide!