Heron Preston

Parsons School of Design alumnus Heron Preston is unquestionably a creative Renaissance man. Following a move from his native San Francisco to New York City, the artist, DJ, and clothing designer launched his career by founding streetwear and art direction collective Been Trill alongside Alyx’s Matthew Williams and Off-White’s Virgil Abloh. He demonstrated that environmental awareness and fresh aesthetics need not be mutually exclusive. Preston’s eponymous streetwear label, launched in 2017, propels his unique worldview with a reference-rich collection steeped in internet, youth, and counterfeit culture.