Located in Historic Glade Spring, VA, Lavelle Manufacturing rests comfortably among the town's (and the area's) most talented artists.
GaricStephens -a name derived from the Designer Stephen Curd- is a mashup of his middle name "Craig", which is a family name, and his first name Stephen. GaricStephens is known for his knack of finely tailored menswear but what make his designs so unique is a simple twist: he designs for both sexes. His main focus is creating pieces that are timeless, not
Recently, the brand made the move from the bustling city of Chicago to the quiet mountains of Southwest VA. His studio space is located in his newly opened store, Lavelle Manufacturing in Historic Glade Spring, VA.
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Stephen Curd graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design in 2008. He studied
In 2014, Stephen and his spouse Travis made the move to Southwest VA to begin a new life together. The town and surrounding areas have welcomed his brand and vision with open arms, debuting feature pieces in fine clothing stores such as William King Clothiers in Bristol, TN. Since making the move, Stephen's plate has been nothing but full. He strives to maintain the production of quality, one-of-a-kind pieces using local manufacturers and businesses to produce and exhibit his line.
"I love to design with a gender-bending point perspective so that my collections can be worn by both sexes. No age limit and open possibilities."
I Just want people to love how they feel in what they are wearing, with pieces that they can wear for years....IT'S LUXURY, YOU SHOULD LIVE IT! That's my mantra.