John Lawrence Sullivan

In the eyes of Arashi Yanagawa, the John Lawrence Sullivan man radiates dignified elegance, and yet does so without losing a certain quiet masculine strength. Since 2003, John Lawrence Sullivan has existed as a seemingly paradoxical beacon of irreverence and respectability. Upon what he sees as the vital backbone of tailoring, ex-boxer-turned-designer Yanagawa applies something a little more twisted—fringe influences drawing from cult films, social deviants, and on occasion, the menacing side of the human psyche.