Yours truly sat down with the talented 20-something designer to talk inspiration ('90s grunge!), expansion plans, and challenge the youngster to a few thought-provoking Proust-style questions.
While the video above only shows a fraction of the interview, Stylenik has a bit more, including a rundown of the rising talent's favorite sound ("Someone sleeping next to me." Awwww!), career alternatives, and more!
And because we're obsessed, a few more interesting tidbits not captured in these two reports: Altuzarra is a hoarder of scented candles ("I'm a season-specific collector," he says, explaining that Halloween candles and Christmas candles are in his arsenal), a Food Network junkie who has a thing for Paula Deen, and is a major fan of "low brow" interests. Um, us, too! And now we love Mr. Altuzarra just a little bit more.
Photo and Video Courtesy of Neiman Marcus