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RECESS

@ TOMS, Playa Vista

John Whitledge

 

Over at TOMS, visionary creative director, John Whitledge has recently taken the helm to put his spin on TOMS iconic collection. His focus on design, product, and storytelling propels him to imbue everything he creates with emotion and authenticity.

Look out in Spring 2018 for John’s first TOMS collection including a refresh of the Alparagata, the shoe that launched a movement.

What happens when you interrupt this busy man with a bunch of spacey questions? Join us and find out!

 
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What turns you on?
Good Books, Great music, New Places

Plaid or stripes?
Stripes

Most treasured possession?
Leica Camera

Cats or Dogs?
Dogs

Overrated trend?
Trends 

Book that changed your life?
Let My People Go Surfing

Forest, Mountain, Ocean, Desert?
Ocean

Spirit animal?
Coyote

 
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Pen or Pencil?
Pen

Saturday or Sunday?
Saturday

Biggest triumph?
My 3 girls

Toms in one word?
Thoughtful

Favorite pair of shoes of all time?
“My mom got me these knock off vans from Kmart when I was 8. They had palm trees on them. I still think about them today.”

 
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Erica Tuomi