Barbara Nast Saletan
President & Co-Founder
How would you define your collection? Describe the Nat Nast Creation man.
A Nat Nast Creation’s man is a rebel without a cause and doesn’t follow rules while creating his own individual look.
Which “must-have” item from your Spring/Summer 2013 collection will instantly update a man’s wardrobe?
This unique collection of individual pieces represents an iconic piece of American history. Any of the items will instantly update a man’s wardrobe.
From where do you draw inspiration?
Stop the clock at 1946… Think about what was happening in the world at that time and that is where the inspiration comes from.
What do you consider to be the world’s best fashion city for men and why?
In Brooklyn, men express their individual style and inMilanmen combine tailored and casual clothes; each creating an impeccable style statement.
What do you think the next major shift in the menswear industry will be?
I believe the next major shift in menswear will be detailed, vintage, American styling.
What is your favorite New York hangout?
My favorite New York hangout is Roman’s in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
If you were not a designer or principal of this brand, what would you be doing?
I cannot imagine doing anything else, it’s our heritage!