003 : Eric Poon : Brand & Product Designer

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While in college, Eric decided he wanted to work for himself.

He is now the founder and chief designer of Vane New York.

Vane is a lifestyle brand with its own line of shoes, clothes and jewelry which can be found at its shop in the Lower East Side of NYC.

He’s 28 years old.

Eric’s latest project is the upscale footwear brand, Strange Matter, now available at Barney’s New York.

“You really don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow. So why not spend your time doing something that you believe in and do something that’s worthwhile while you have the opportunity to do it?” – Eric Poon

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