“I design to inspire to be bold, to be courageous, to stand out, and to create a story of your own.” – Daniel Silverstain
Daniel Silverstain, a former musician and record artist from Israel, discovered his passion for design on a trip to India where he practiced in knitting, screen-printing, and jewelry making. Daniel began his design career in Israel 2007, serving as the Visual Merchandise Director for the Israeli branch of popular label KEDS. In 2009 Daniel moved to New York in order to complete his studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology. While still an undergraduate, Daniel was selected to collaborate with the Danish-based fashion label Muuse, a fashion group that partners with emerging young designers from around the world to produce their collections and sell them to the public.
Early in his career, Daniel worked with the design teams of renowned fashion brands such as 3.1 Philip Lim, Calvin Klein Collection, and Elie Tahari. In 2011, Daniel was chosen by Vogue Italy as one of Muuse’s Top Ten Most Promising Designers. Soon after, he was selected as a finalist in the ELLE Fashion Next fashion show, an exclusive runway presentation featuring the next generation of New York fashion. In 2013, Daniel was recognized by the CFDA “for his outstanding achievement in Womenswear Design”, and awarded a member of the CFDA+.
Daniel has dressed top international artists such as Solange, Halsey, Michelle Monoghan, and Lady Gaga, was selected by Refinery 29 as one of the "8 new designers to bet on in 2015", and Chosen by Marie Claire as one of the “Best Emerging Designers for 2016”. Most Recently, Daniel was selected to participate in the 20th Anniversary of GEN ART – Fresh Faces during New York Fashion Week and was awarded by leading industry professionals as the winner of the Incubator Award with Gen Art.