Shirt, jacket and trousers by Abasi Rosborough Inspiration can sometimes hit at the most unexpected moments. While stationed in the Netherlands with the US Army in his early 20s, fashion designer Abdul Abasi came to love the vibrant design and street style he saw during off-duty rambles around Amsterdam. In 2006, he traded his position as a NATO missile technician for a place at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), and there he met classmate Greg Rosborough, who would later become his business partner. Now three This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty Buy Now Related Stories Fashion Issue 49 Urban Doom A saturnine mélange of subversive styles. Fashion Films Issue 47 Farida Khelfa France’s fashion muse. Fashion Issue 47 Between Us The world looks brighter among old friends. Fashion Issue 47 Veneda Carter An interview with a superstar stylist. Design Fashion Issue 47 Jean Touitou The A.P.C. founder on the demands of hype and craft. Arts & Culture Fashion Issue 47 Last Night What did New York stylist Beverly Nguyen do with her evening?