1-2-1 w/jeffstaple: Greg Selkoe of Karmaloop
For the 13th installment of his 1-2-1 interview series, jeffstaple, Founder and Creative Director of Staple Design & Reed Space, sits down with Karamloop Founder and CEO, Greg Selkoe, for an intimate, no BS chat. Karamaloop, an online clothing retailer which spawned in Selkoe’s family basement, has grown into a world-renowned destination for the latest in global urban fashion. Although coming from a humble beginning, the retailer’s impressive and rapid growth has sparked much controversy among our community. The two enterprising innovators, Staple and Selkoe, discuss in this eight-minute interview the past, present and future of streetwear culture, as well as Karmaloop’s history, long list of competitors and future endeavors. No matter what your stance may be on Selkoe and his kingdom of awesomeness, one facet of his career cannot be denied – he brought to the forefront an uncountable number of streetwear brands, providing a voice of sorts for developing labels.