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Guy Wood, Sr - Creative Director / Head Designer

 

     Guy has a natural knack for designing and incorporating the latest trends into his work. Guy is a wunderkind of fashion design and tailoring. His trend-setting creations have been an integral component contributing to the popularity and appeal of many artists—both established and new.

 

     Born and raised in Harlem, New York, Guy grew up with the explosion of Hip Hop culture and expanded into the fashion industry with 5001 FLAVORS, a custom clothing company designing looks for some of the biggest pop culture stars including: Alicia Keys, Jay-Z,  Lebron James, Kim Kardashian and so many more. As Head Designer of 5001 FLAVORS from inception to now, Guy has helped to define trends and motivate markets with his custom creations.

 

     As Creative Director of Harlem Haberdashery, the award-winning boutique and retail expression of 5001 FLAVORS, Guy oversees all creative aspects of the brand and retail location. From handpicking each designer to interior decorating the retail location, Guy’s genuine love of fashion, color and detail are quite evident.

 

     Guy Sr. is the recipient of the Sylvia & Herbert Wood Scholarship Foundation award (along with his wife Sharene) and Man with Vision award by Women in the Black. Guy has sat on panels for the Schomburg Center for Black Research and Dream Leapers with Harriet Cole.

 

Guy Sr. has been featured in: Ebony.com, Fashion Mannuscript, Racked.com, The New York Times and other numerous media outlets.

 

Guy Sr. resides in the suburbs of New Jersey with wife and business partner Sharene and is the proud father of five children ages 10 - 30 and two grandchildren.