From his background in his father's men's store in Chapel Hill, to his Cody award winning designs in the New York fashion world, Alexander Julian has transformed a classic, preppy way of dressing into a groundbreaking use of color and has influenced designers both here and in Europe. The first designer to create from the textiles up, his innovative use of pattern and silhouette have amazed his fans for more than twenty-five years. Yet throughout it all, Julian remains a witty connoisseur of life and a devout family man. His contemporary take on sportswear reflects his grasp of the modern and his appreciation of the classic. With design references as diverse as fine wine and mid-century art, see why his designs are as collectible as ever.