Rhode Island School of Design graduate Daniel Cloke is an American-born menswear designer who draws from a rich personal mythology to create complex and opulent clothing. His process focuses on intricate fabric development, in which he examines traditional design methods and re-contextualizes them through new technology. Cloke, who has held positions at influential American fashion houses including Alexander Wang, Ralph Lauren, and Perry Ellis, expresses his design versatility through textiles with a focus in knitwear.
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My work is rooted in discovery. The bottle design reflects my main themes – the mesh represents my textile designs, and the shapes and gradients the personal motifs I engineer into my pieces.Daniel Cloke