Designer & Creative Director
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Kai Nguyen started his immensely successful streetwear brand LUMIÈRES in 2013 which has gone on to land placements on Snoh Aalegra, YG, Future, Off Set, Lil Yachty, Hit-Boy, Chris Brown, Aleali May, Reese LaFlare, and many more. Recently, Kai was the runner-up and judge favorite on HBO Max's recent competitive streetwear design series "The Hype.” With success in collaborations with brands such as Dickies and fellow Los Angeles streetwear brand Babylon he has created a presence for himself and secured spaces at Complexcon. He is now the creative director of label and artist management agencyBad Habits which is home to Burna Boy, IDK, The Neighborhood, Umi, and many others. LUMIÈRES is an extension of KaiNguyen’s personal identity that pulls style elements from his childhood in Vietnam. He weaves in influences from biker culture and futuristic styling to give the brand a unique voice.