by Geoff Rynex

Fresh off a strong showing (complete with beach bum zombies) at NYFWM, Thaddeus O’Neil and his textured, windswept surf fashion are what you’d call in-demand right now.

Recently, we gave our designer questionnaire to the rhapsodic O’Neil, who spoke on his many inspirations, his past as a Native American with a Galahad complex and the existential implications of trendiness.