George Sotelo is the designer behind the swimwear line Thorsun which is "focused on creating the perfect swim short for the modern, discerning, traveling man." Thorsun has attracted much attention, including that of Style.com and fashion consultant Roopal Patel (who you should also know!) The Thorsun collection is made up of attractive prints, solids, and embroidery, for the "modern, discerning, traveling man." Be sure to check out the S/S '15 line from this on-trend brand, inspired by a desert town in Northern Mexico called Mata Ortiz. And of course, read on for more reasons to know George!
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Occupation: Founder of Thorsun (swimwear line) Instagram/Twitter: @georgesotelo
"Just go for it. Have to try it once."
What do you actually do all day? Day dream.
Favorite song growing up? Depeche Mode - "Strange Love"
My biggest secret is... I'm always hungry!
Why do you live in NYC? Only city that never gets boring.
Uber, Taxi, Subway or Citi Bike? All of them. Mostly taxi.
My motto is... Just go for it, have to try it once.
My alter ego is... Any Latin telenovela villain.
The last drink I had was... Dirty Grey Goose Martini.
My secret crush is... Chuck Hughes from the Cooking Chanel.
What was your first job? I was an extra in Cruel Intentions. Also worked retail at Structure at 16.
Coming from? Going to? Home. A secret location. Last trip was Capri.
What is your favorite work of art? Frida Kahlo - Thorn Necklace.
Who should we know? Ana Khouri - Jewelry designer. James Gilchrist - DM of Dover Street NYC.