I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Delano Brown for EBONY.com‘s “Black, Fresh & 20-Something“. Delano is an artist and fashion designer who has custom designed pieces for celebrities such as Chris Brown and Fabolous.
Check out an excerpt from the article below and head over to EBONY.com to read the interview!
“I’m in the art game, not the fashion game. Fashion is cool but it’s very temporary, so I had to come up with a way that I could introduce my art to it.” Delano Brown makes this statement about his work as we chat over the phone, a call that was hard to get finalized since this young twenty-something is constantly on the go.
He describes himself as an introvert who’s good with people. But he’s even better with art—particularly roses. It’s his signature. And Delano Brown isn’t your average artist. With clients like Chris Brown, Fabolous and many other celebs, the Baltimore native has poised himself as the walking billboard for the multitalented artist gone businessman.
Brown went from custom designing H&M shirts at his booth in a mall (at the tender age of 15), to developing a worldwide customer base, which typically has him custom designing Hermes, Louboutin and Rolex pieces. All this is in addition to holding his own art shows and running his clothing line, Lano for Public.
Talk about Black, Fresh & 20 Something…
– Sincerely Syreeta