At Fashion Avenue News, we are always on the lookout for new and proven talent. We take the time to get to know people in the fashion industry and we are happy to announce Malcolm Staples has joined Fashion Avenue News as the Global Editor at Large. Malcolm brings a wealth of creative talent and Fashion Industry knowledge, along with the educational backing that contributes to making him a SuperStar. With a proven track record as the most published Designer of 2021 (and on his way to 2022) and racking up cover after cover, we could not be more proud of his success. We are happy to have Malcolm Staples join our prestigious Creative House.
Here is a little about Malcolm Staples:
Malcolm Staples of Malcolm’s Custom Made To Fit is one of the premier custom clothier’s in the Washington DC metropolitan area. This highly acclaimed fashion designer believes in leaving no stone unturned and providing ultra-luxury services as the norm not the exception.
Malcolm lives by the old adage, “do what you love, and it never feels like work”. It was this inspiration that steered him to leave a six -figure corporate job to become a custom designer and entrepreneur. In 2009, Staples launched Malcolm’s Custom Made To Fit. His first job was to dress his nephew LaMarr Woodley of the NFLs Pittsburgh Steelers.
Heavily influenced by his grandfather, a man of style who he describes as the best dressed man he has ever seen, Staples fashion vision has been inspired by the 1950s era attributing his distinctive appeal and vintage flavor as a connection to this time period.
Known for his perfectly tailored suits for both men and women, he has dressed clients globally. His clients include a host of celebrities, media personalities, politicians, clergy, professional athletes and entertainers and other business professionals. Notable clients Bishop TD Jake’s, Basketball Hall of Famer, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Draymond Green of the NBA Golden State Warriors. In 2013, he dressed the hosts of the Miss Universe Pageant, Thomas Roberts of MSNBC and Spice Girl, Mel B broadcast around the world from Moscow, Russia.
In 2021 alone, his work graced the covers of more than 37 national and international publications. His overall totals are 60 covers and his work has appeared in 130 magazines.
Malcolm, a prolific writer, has written several editorials for Sheen Magazine, Beyond Your Frame as well as World Model Hunt Magazine.
He was the winner of the $5,000 CASH Fashion and Beauty Olympics Designer Showcase sponsored by Fashion Avenue News Magazine. In 2020, he was named Designer of the Year by the SITA (Success In The Arts) organization.
A native of Saginaw, MI is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and the International Academy of Design and Technology. He is a postgraduate of the Harvard University’s Business School in Cambridge, MA.