Award-winning British Fashion Designer & Musician
Keanan Duffty is an award-winning British fashion designer, musician and author of Rebel Rebel:Anti-Style (Rizzoli, 2009). Duffty graduated from Central Saint Martin's in London with a Bachelor of Arts degree in fashion and is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. In 2007 Duffty collaborated with David Bowie to create a Bowie inspired men's fashion collection for Target. Duffty curated the fashion segment for the 2016 CFDA Awards tribute to Bowie, featuring Tilda Swinton and Michael C. Hall, with costumes by Kansai Yamamoto and Donatella Versace.
Keanan Duffty established his eponymous fashion label in 1999 and has worked as Design Director and guest designer with Aveda, Ben Sherman, Dr. Martens, Gola, Gwen Stefani's LAMB, Reebok and Moods of Norway and as contributing Fashion Editor at SOMA Magazine. From 2012 to 2015 Duffty was Senior Director of Fashion Merchandising at Academy of Art University in San Francisco. In June 2016 Keanan Duffty was named by John Varvatos as senior design director of JV Star USA.
Duffty can be heard covering Katy Perry, Lana Del Rey, Joy Division and Primal Scream on his most recent album “Total Dragon Pop” with Earl Slick producing and playing guitars. Duffty's music catalogue, including the albums "Killers In Glitter," with contributions from Glen Matlock and Clem Burke and ”Watersport: 30th Anniversary Edition” are available on iTunes, Spotify, Rhapsody, SoundCloud and most streaming services.