CONTRIBUTORS / TEAM
David Lee | Smith + Parka Founder/ Creative Director
David founded Smith + Parka in 2014 with dreams of becoming an independent brand. With over 20 years of menswear design experience with some of the fashion industries largest companies. In 2021 David left it all to start Smith + Parka based on the success of the company’s hero product the Solo Sling. David does everything from design, sourcing, sewing production, photography, sales and marketing for Smith + Parka.
Lindsay Choi | Artist/ Designer
Lindsay is a local Brooklyn artist and designer. With a hands-on approach Lindsay handles everything from creating textiles, production coordination and sales. Her positive spirit and community building sensibility plays an essential role in Smith + Parka’s growth.
Chau Mui | Founder Ciaooo! Media Group
New York native Chau Mui is not only our original model she is also the founder of Ciaooo! Media Group, a newsletter media company that focuses on local news and events in NYC. Chau plays a crucial part in our marketing and events.
Kenny McCullough | Creative
With over a decades worth of experience in the fashion industry Kenny has worked with some of the most successful fashion companies in the world. Kennys sense of high fashion and creative direction contributes to push Smith + Parka to an elevated lifestyle.
Adrian Bacolo | Photographer
Brooklyn based photographer Adrian Bacolo is a street photographer with a unique eye. Helping with lifestyle shots and marketing, Adrian has a knack for capturing the texture of New York with dynamic “in the moment” shots.
Chris Pin | Founder Haute Hero
Chris has a background in menswear design and is the founder of Haute Hero, a lifestyle brand dedicated to miniature scale streetwear clothing. He pays immense attention to details and helps with engineering small run productions with laser cutting technology. He is also the co-founder of StatMask, a made-in-Brooklyn, high-end mask company.
Ellen Kessel | Design / Stylist
Ellen’s sensibility of design and concept development for lifestyle brands help elevate ideas for execution. Knowledge of sourcing, manufacturing and production is an added bonus in her contributions to Smith + Parka.
Adeline Wolfgang | Model
Charming with classic beauty, Addi’s positive and optimistic personality shines in all of the pictures she poses in. With in infectious smile it’s easy to see why Addi is the perfect model for our product.
Devin Silva | Model
Devin gracious personality is only met by his skills as a mixologist and chef. With a relaxed demeanour and love for dancing, Devin lends the ideal look for Brooklyn vibes.
Monineath Yuen | Founder of Dirt & Co.
Joslyn McCoy | Model
Beautiful inside and out Joslyn’s easy going personality is a highlight for Smith + Parka’s visual marketing. Having Joslyns natural look is an obvious choice.
Bobbijo McCauley | Wild Cube Design, founder
Megan Masako Haley | Actor
Theater actor Megan Masako fun and colorful personality are uniquely hers. She mixes vibrant hues with a quirky sense of humor to create a perfect combination of visual entertainment. It's easy to see why we chose Megan to be a brand ambassador.
ISRAA NASIR | Well.Guide, founder
MICHAEL KEN STEWART | CREATIVE ALUMNI NY
Michael's mix of being active, a traveler, and a photographer makes him the ideal ambassador for S+P. Michael is an easy choice for us with his unique look and personality.
RITTA KELLY | MODEL
Rita is not only a model, shes a jack of all trades. As software engineer, PR director and realtor. Rita's energy is as infectious as her beauty.
PATRICK MONGE | PHOTOGRAPHER
Patrick's photography is rooted in his continued passion for developing his eye for the craft. His contributions to Smith + Parka go beyond photography with great energy and positivity.
KATIE OLSEN | MODEL
Katie's unique look is classic and timeless. With a mesmerizing glare Katie's incredible energy is magnetic. Katie is the perfect choice to be an ambassador for Smith + Parka.
ANNIKA KROL | Model
Encapsulating a youthful spirit Annika's energy shines through her personallity and beauty. Annika versitile look lends an inviting, playful and high fashion look to Smith + Parka.