Surface to Air
Surface To Air is a creative studio started in Paris in 2000. Originally working on design and advertising for brands, the collective launched their ready to wear line for women and men with an immediate success. The first store is opened in PAris, then New York and Sao Paulo in Brasil. Under the impulsion of the artistic director Aldric Speer, the brand revisits each seasons intemporal pieces from an eclectic inspiration mixing music, cinema and graphism. Aldric Speer answers our portrait.
Who are you?
Aldric Speer, artistic director of S2A
How did you start in fashion?
I was looking for a job when I was 18, and by chance I started out at Comme des Garçons in Paris.
How would you define your style?
Masculine and elegant with military influences.
What inspires you?
People around me, we create clothes for us and our friends, inspired by them. It reflects what we want.
What's your favorite piece in our selection?
This summer bleue Quimper Parka
What are you most proud of?
Where do you manufacture your products?
Mostly in Europe, but we also have part of the knitwear made in Asia
Where can we find your collection?
In 350 retailers and in our shops in Paris, New York and Sao Paulo
If your brand was a music, a movie, a cocktail...
Full metal jacket
A grey goose on the rocks...