2011 May 31

Getting To Know You...Nick Brown

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Nick Brown can be credited with discovering an alternative to flip flops. Joy! His far chicer Soludos have been flying off the shelves at stores like Opening Ceremony and Oak.


Nickname: Nick

Age: 27

Birthplace: London, UK

Current abode: New York City 


Hours you sleep: 9

Hours you'd like to sleep: 6

Street of choice: Ipanema 

Foreign word: "Schnell (German for 'quick') or tranquilo, Portuguese for 'chill.' One or the other will work for pretty much any situation."

Drink: Dark & Stormy 

Airline: Emirates

Favorite recent magazine article: "The Possibilian" by Burkhard Bilger in The New Yorker 

Body part: Bum

Show tune: "America" from West Side Story 

What do you pay your housekeeper?  "$80, but my girlfriend is impossibly neat, so there is nothing to clean!"

Still or sparkling? "Tap."

Allergy: "Bees and self-importance."

Exercise: "Running on the West Side Highway."

Greatest expenditure: "My belly. It's full of some seriously good food."

Escape plan: "I'll be living in Sydney in September-November, Brazil in December for Soludos - who said anything about escape?"

Dog or cat?  Dog

Illicit crush: "Ursula Andress as Honey Rider." 

What make you jealous? "Clever yet simple ideas."

Monthly drying cleaning bill? "I wear a t-shirt and jeans almost every day—no dry cleaning for me."

Summer holiday: Mykonos, Greece



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