Chris has had a mind for fashion ever since he was a little kid. Drawing was his favorite pastime. After graduating from Parsons and starting his own line, Chris was tapped to be the creative director for Bill Blass.
Join us as we chat about the freedom he experiences at the helm of an iconic brand. Chris brings fresh humor, whimsical designs and a classic with a twist feel to the Bill Blass line.
Even their FAQ has some quirky tips like cocktails! Be sure to check it out as it’s really funny and fresh.
Chris Benz who prior to taking his current role of Creative Director at Bill Blass, was known for his highly successful eponymous line. The Parsons School of Design alum won the coveted ‘Emerging Designer Award’ from the CFDA in 2004 and has also lent his design talents to iconic brands such as Marc Jacobs Collection and J. Crew. Receiving wide acclaim with the media and consumers for the Bill Blass launch collection that debuted in November 2015, Benz looks forward to building the label into a leading global fashion brand.
Check out the Bill Blass collection here: Bill Blass
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