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Stephen Sprouse
Born (1953-09-12)September 12, 1953
Dayton, Ohio
Died March 4, 2004(2004-03-04) (aged 50)
New York
Nationality American
Occupation Fashion designer
Awards Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)
Labels SS83, SS84, SS85 (1983–1985), Stephen Sprouse, Sprouse, S (1987–1988), Stephen Sprouse for Bergdorf Goodman (1992–1993), Stephen Sprouse for Barneys New York (1995), Sprouse(tm)/Andy Warhol(c) (1998), Stephen Sprouse(tm) (1998–1999), Sprouse(tm) (2002–Target)

That's how I taught myself how to draw – tracing the ads and petting new clothes on the models.
Stephen Sprouse
When I went to college, I wasn't interested in fashion anymore – I was interested in art.
Stephen Sprouse
I would just sketch everything that was being made for the collections.
I just really wanted to do art, except when I was taking those photographs of people I would make the clothes that I would photograph them in so I could control the whole thing.
Stephen Sprouse
I grew up in Columbus, Indiana, a kind of industrial and farmland place.
The photograph, the clothes, the sets – this was about 1974, and I started hanging out with my friend Richard Sold, who was playing in a band with Patti Smith.
Stephen Sprouse
Maybe if they all could he combined – art, rock and fashion. Those were always my favorite things.
Stephen Sprouse
But after the time there I'd had it with fashion again, so I left to go to architecture school in a summer course at Harvard, which didn't last very long.
Stephen Sprouse
Maybe if they all could he combined – art, rock and fashion. Those were always my favorite things.
Stephen Sprouse
I don't know if it's a movement, but the only thing new that's happening is that I think music and art and video and fashion are all kind of thrown into one big ball that's on television, and people see that all the time – you see a fusion of all those things.
Stephen Sprouse
I guess you just fall into things when to you're supposed to.
I finished high school there and then I went to Rhode Island School of Design.
Stephen Sprouse
I watched television a little, but I mostly just drew and read magazines.
Then I moved down to the Bowery to this building where Debbie Harry lived. It was there that I started combining some clothes for her and continued doing the art and photography.
Stephen Sprouse
I lived in town until I was eight and then I moved nearer the farmland, so I had a mixture.
Stephen Sprouse
I got to the point where I was sick of fashion again, like I was at the end of high school.
Stephen Sprouse