CREATURES OF THE WIND
Creatures of the Wind was founded in 2008, by Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters. Both are graduates of The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. The label’s name is taken from the song, Wild is the Wind, first performed by Johnny Mathis in 1957.
In 2011, Gabier and Peters were named runners up in the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. They were honored as Fashion Group International’s Rising Stars Award for Womenswear, and were the winners of the prize in 2014. They were finalists in the International Woolmark Prize in 2013, and were one of 30 international brands to be shortlisted for the 2014 LVMH Prize.
In 2013, Creatures of the Wind was named as one of WWD’s Ten of Tomorrow, as well as being listed as one the industry’s top designer labels in Busness of Fashion’s BoF 500 every year since 2013. Collections are inspired by music, the language of culture, and ideas of identity. The entirety of the collections are manufactured in the United States