Swedish designer and former Gant creative Christopher Bastin is the new global creative director of Danish menswear brand NN07. Bastin is be based in Copenhagen and comes from a long background in the fashion industry. He was at Gant for 11 years where he held the position of creative director after creating the Gant Rugger brand. Before that he worked at H&M, Acne and Whyred among others and has for the last two years run his own creative agency, with clients including Frame Denim, Indiska, and Lee.
Here, he shares his private side…
What do you want to change at your new position?
Haven’t been there long enough to answer that question.
If not your current job, what would you do in another life?
Run a small restaurant somewhere warm.Where do you prefer to buy ?
Mr. Porter has a great selection of brands and Bergdorf Goodman for the old school vibe.
How would you describe your clothing style?
Quite spontaneously: What is the favourite item of clothing that you own?
It has to be an accessory, my vintage Rolexes.
What was your first pair of jeans?
What was your worst fashion sin ever?
I was never bold enough to commit any big fashion sins.
What part of it did you last separate from?
All of it, long time ago.Which part or product is at the top of your wish list?
The Red Supreme X Louis Vuitton weekend bag I could probably kill someone for.Who is your favourite designer?
Virgil Abloh is up there with Kim Jones at the moment.
What don't you like about the fashion industry?
The fact that it isn’t sustainable in the long run and that it’s moving too fast for its own good.
Are you more like...
Rolex or Apple Watch?
... newspaper or news app?
.... sneakers or brown shoes?
... New York or Nice?
… Boxers or Briefs?
.... Online shop or brick-and-mortar?
... country house or penthouse?
... clean or destroyed?
... raw or washed?