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Tristan Detwiler

"I am a craftsman by trade. My medium: dirt stained remnants of tattered, worn textiles, ingrained with stories of hand woven fibers. There is history awaiting discovery, buried in the deepest corners of the world. A medium that allows me to peer into faraway culture, ritual, religion, and family heritage. I live in the perpetual search for such things. Stories relayed from the past; translated through centuries. The goal of Stan is to re-contextualize stories into clothing, and allow long lost memories to live on."

-Tristan Detwiler, Founder/Storyteller

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Costume Institutes' In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.

An exploration of fashion in the United States. It establishes a modern vocabulary of American fashion based on its expressive qualities.

This two-part year long exhibition featured a look from the STAN Fall/Winder 2021−22 collection.

9/18, 2021 – 9/5, 2022


FGI 26th Annual Rising Star Award: All Gender Category

WWD: Announces FGI 2022 Winners

San Diego Magazine (Cover Story)

Cover for San Diego Magazine "Best of North County" Issue

New York Times

The Stan Surf Couturier opens at Platform in Culver City, Los Angeles

New York Times

Detwiler has expanded his explorations of vintage textiles beyond heirloom quilts

New York Times

Men’s Wear on a Quilt Trip

New York Times

Fashion week debut with a polished collection of outerwear themed around patchwork quilting

New York Times

Want to Be the Next Big Thing in Fashion? Nah. Newcomers like 23-year-old Mr. Detwiler appeared as if out of nowhere. His first-ever Stan collection looked as polished as the work of more seasoned designers.


Hugh Jackman in Stan FW21


Stan is a West Coast label that tells stories through found antique textiles


Embracing patchwork and applying "maximalist" principles of quilting to jackets

Vogue Runway

STAN Collections


The MET Costume Institute’s New Exhibition Understands the Emotional Power of American Fashion

San Diego Times

San Diego Native Tristan Detwiler Garners Praise in NY Fashion Week Showcase


Stan Designer Opens First Retail Space in L.A.


Seven Emerging Men’s Brands Make Their Mark on American Collections


Among the shows that attracted the most attention were... STAN


Stan is one of 10 emerging designers showing at 2020 NYMD in a NYFW digital event


For his first presentation, Tristan Detwiler propels his take on a new view of surfwear

Spectrum News

Tristan Detwiler follows a different pattern than most designers on the hunt for the latest fabrics


Detwiler cited the sand and beaches of his San Diego hometown as inspiration for STAN

Robb Report

Meet the Young LA Brand That Turns Vintage Fabric Into Sustainable Jackets

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