Mark McNairy

Founder of Mark McNairy New Amsterdam/Designer
Nationality: American / Age: 52 / Discipline: Fashion/Design
Well-versed in contemporary menswear, Mark McNairy has made a name for himself as an integral part of men’s fashion on a global scale. Earning his stripes at J.Press before starting his own eponymous brand, New Amsterdam Mark McNairy, he’s best-known for his modernist take on classic footwear. Confidently finding his stride through collaborative projects with Billionaire Boys Club, adidas, Engineered Garments and more, Mark McNairy’s contributions to the industry are far-reaching in many ways. An irreverent strand runs through each creation; with “McNasty”’s own line Mark McNairy New Amsterdam acting as a culmination of the designer’s creative notions, while McNairy’s acute sense of sartorial history has earned him praise and accolades over the year. Throughout 2013, well-bred seasonal collections have garnered significant interest, as well as McNairy’s involvement with BBC Black and Garret Leight in particular.