We had the good fortune of connecting with Gem Ragz and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Gem, let’s start by talking about what inspires you?
I’d say nature, definitely. Creating. Anything from restaurants, vintage spots to live shows, everything around me really..
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
No Hassle Co. established itself in North Carolina and grew from there. Started with screen printing t shirts and embroidery. The designs are primarily relaxed, versatile products. Offerings from footwear and street wear to accessories. Our journey is always in progress, so through life I maintain an optimistic mind and stay creative. Fashion, film, art, music are all relative. I always loved music. Before releasing music I was always freestyling to myself or with friends, then recently started making instrumentals and on to whole songs. Whether design or music the process itself is therapeutic.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Friends & family for sure. Big appreciation to every person that supported the designs. Always special to get organic love, so many brands exist – it’s great when others identify with the line.
Other: “Mixes” by GemRagz out now on all streaming platforms: https://music.apple.com/us/album/mixes/1574585762 https://open.spotify.com/album/4LNmYJiFmFgUKDZi0dZHIl?si=AlPce91WRHGkcPGuAyPodw&dl_branch=1