How would you define your collection? Describe the James Campbell man.
I would define James Campbell as West Coast Americana.
Which “must-have” item from your Spring/Summer 2013 collection will instantly update a man’s wardrobe?
A “must-have” is a colorful madras woven sportshirt.
From where do you draw inspiration?
I draw inspriation from music, art, food, movies, books, architecture, and Scottish heritage.
What do you consider to be the world’s best fashion city for men and why?
New York City because I get inspired every time I go there.
How do you personally stay up-to-date with fashion?
Shopping with my 11-year-old son, Jay, and my 13-year-old daughter, Julia, keeps me updated.
How do you spend your nights in Las Vegas after a long show day?
At Carnevino, my favorite restaurant.
If you were not a designer or principal of this brand, what would you be doing?
I would be working at the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest and highest-energy particle accelerator, as a theoretical physicist.