abe burmeister

Abe Burmeister is the founder of clothing brand Outlier. Burmeister has no formal fashion training and started out his career as a freelance graphic designer. Frustrated for not finding the perfect everyday pant, Burmeister took upon his own personal project in creating his own pair. It started with a trip to a kiosk at 39th and 7th in New York City’s Garment District in Manhattan where he made a pair for himself that he intended to wear everyday, especially for cycling. After a successful sale via the Internet, Burmeister realized what a great product he had produced. He eventually founded Outlier five years later in June of 2008 with Tyler Clemens, and with only 12 employees, he designed an even better product, which is now the famous pant silhouette, the OG Pants, that lies at the core of his Outlier brand. Burmeister is constantly hunting for new fabrics every year to feature in his collections.

#38: Outlier's Abe Burmeister Isn't Afraid to Switch Gears

#38: Outlier's Abe Burmeister Isn't Afraid to Switch Gears

The founder of the Brooklyn-based brand wants it to be clear that it is so much more than a cycling brand.

OTHERS by HYPEBEAST: Outlier
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OTHERS by HYPEBEAST: Outlier

Harnessing a cohesive and rich design aesthetic, Tyler Clemens and Abe Burmeister’s Outlier imprint

Abe Burmeister: How I Built A Fashion Brand with No Experience
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Abe Burmeister: How I Built A Fashion Brand with No Experience

Speaking at the PSFK Conference NYC, Outlier co-founder Abe Burmeister describes how a punk-rock

 
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