Issue 53

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FASHION 20 Issue 53 / 2013 designer of Golden child Fusing music, fashion, art & technology, their motto states "Music and fashion go hand in hand". This innovative and creative fashion brand goes beyond your average tee or snapback and pushes the boundaries to bring us something fresh and new. TAB | Firstly, can you tell us a little bit about the history behind GOLDEN CHILD? How did it all kick off for you? I worked for many years in the music industry for SONY BMG UK promoting artists such as Alicia Keys, Usher, Pink, Maroon 5, Kings of Leon, Chris Brown and Kasabian. I decided I needed a change and jumped into the fashion game, distributing American labels such as Two In The Shirt, E.N.C and Hard 8 in the UK and internationally. In November 2012, with many years of experience in promotions, marketing, sales, product development and teaming up with partners who are business assassins under my belt, I decided it was time to bring to the world my own brand, GOLDEN CHILD. What is the inspiration and philosophy behind the brand? I wanted to share with the world the things I love most; music, fashion, art and technology. GOLDEN CHILD is a lifestyle brand for the smartphone generation, with our main philosophy being, MUSIC & FASHION GO HAND IN HAND. members Tom & Serge both gave me the nickname Golden Child as they swore I looked like the little bald headed Asian kid in the Eddie Murphy movie! You have had artists like Emeli Sande, Dixon Brothers and Jay Sean rocking your stuff as well as professional athletes from the NFL. How do you feel when you see such people supporting your passion? I still have to pinch myself as I get really excited seeing anybody wearing my products. It's a really nice feeling to have someone who is well respected in their field telling me they love my brand. All I want to do is bring products to the world that people will enjoy wearing as much as I do. You fuse music, fashion, art & technology together; do you have a personal favourite out of these? To be honest I love them all equally and don't think I could live without any of them in my life. I was born and raised in South London, but I'm a typical Filipino so music is in my blood as I was singing and dancing from a young age. As a kid I was obssessed Why the name GOLDEN CHILD? with MARVEL and DC Comic books so I was alI used to promote the band Kasabian and band ways painting and drawing the Hulk, Superman and

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