Heron Preston founded his eponymous street and sportswear label in 2016. In addition to his work as a fashion designer, Preston also works as a consultant, art director, and DJ. Born and raised in San Francisco, Preston received a B.B.A. of design from Parsons, New York in 2008. Following stints at Nike and alongside Kanye West, he would later move on to found his highly acclaimed label. Since its foundation, the Heron Preston brand has collaborated with Carhartt, Off-White, Nike, and even Nasa. Preston’s work makes references to workwear and industry uniforms as a way of commenting on the act of getting dressed and what it signifies. The brand worked with the Department of Sanitation of New York to develop a capsule series inspired by the uniforms of their hardworking employees. The ascending designer is also currently a nominee for the CFDA emerging Designers award - securing his place as one to watch in the new guard that is taking the reins of fashion.