We had the good fortune of connecting with Turt Franklin and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Turt, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
I feel like I took a risk when i was doing it by myself, trying to take on the task of running a quickly growing brand, and trying to keep up with daily content as-well as managing orders while maintaining our, “Same day shipping” motto quickly became hectic, The content and marketing tactics we use can also be seen as a risk.. not everybody likes the direction we are choosing to go, wether its my team and I clockin woods on melrose, or a picture of a Chanel runway we do our best to relate to everybody, this just how we livin.
What should our readers know about your business?
What sets us apart from others is our crazy content. We clockin on melrose with the gang, traveling to supply every city with the best denims. Curated from worldwide sources, new and archive. Shop the right way!
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Wherever the money at is where you going to find Big Turt. We shopping wherever valid, gotta slide on a few exclusive spots get some food at Fogo de Chao with young Fonzo.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
In the beginning it was just me, an idea and a collection of archive pants, after it became to hectic managing everything on my own a young graphic designer, @alexzapatkaa reached out to me offering to make a website and do graphic designs. Was impressed by how fast he was working and getting work done so I offered him a full-time position on the Destroy All team, He was living in Seattle originally, and moved to Los Angeles in October, and we started to link up and work on small collections and pop-up events. Soon after I offered him the Creative Director position allowing him to create collections for the brand. Also s/o to pops he be whippin da custom pieces for me every now n then
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