Interview by Martin Lerma
Shayne Oliver is ready for a comeback. His New York-based label Hood By Air changed fashion by unapologetically showcasing Black thought and queerness when it launched in the early 2010s. But the brand has been on hiatus since 2016. Platform spoke with Oliver about why now is the right time to restart HBA, what artistic experiences inform his current work and how TikTok is the key to understanding the ways kids are growing up.