Phillip studied at Fashion Institute of Technology and has been working in the fashion industry for more than 20 years. Phillip worked as a sample-maker, cutter and pattern-maker. He created his own design firm right out of college scoring success, by selling his first collection to some of New York’s premiere department stores. After two seasons, Phillip tried his hand as Senior designer/consultant for major apparel and sleepwear companies, where he worked with head-designers to develop new collections and re-define their brand. Phillip worked with these companies stateside and overseas learning the business of production and importing. Phillip has worked, as a graphic artist quickly moving up the ranks to assistant Art Director were he honed his skill around product development and branding. Phillip is now developing his own product line of menswear.