growing the kinfolk brand | 2014 - 2019

Josh Ilyas, worked for Kinfolk on Brand/Retail Direction and Buying for the Kinfolk Store. Formed in 2008, Kinfolk was created based on a common ground of artisan values, the founders believed that all good things were made by good people. Working with the founders, he formed and created experiences and products that ranges internationally, working with community, designers, builders, and various professions to embody the very essence of what is called “Kinfolk Life”. Ilyas have worked with the likes of adidas, Converse, Stone Island, Fila, Calvin Klein, Carhartt WIP and more. Through our clothing store, bar, and nightclub, we have been credited by the New York community as point of reference for culture via music, art, fashion, etc.