For Edvin Thompson of Theophilio, Fashion Is an Expression of Culture

Published Sep 16 2021 at 2:31 AM GMT
  • Edvin Thompson, the designer behind the contemporary clothing brand Theophilio, has crafted a name for himself by designing garments woven with social commentary and personal stories of his upbringing.
  • Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Thompson moved to the US in 2002, moving around to several cities.
  • The designer told HYPEBEAST that while he has always been artistically inclined, it wasn't until high school that his love for clothing and design took shape.
  • I was actually introduced to personal style and the love for clothing my sophomore year of high school," Thompson said.
  • "I developed a group of friends and we created a collective called Cool Kids Crew.



  • Published Sep 16, 2021 2:31 AM GMT