6397 STORIES

Merrie Martin

6397’s birthplace, The NEWS showroom, is known in the fashion industry as a go-to place for retailers to find brands with originality and soul. For Stella (founder of both 6397 and NEWS) and her team, a new selling season is always an exciting few weeks. Retailers and buyers from around...

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Beatrice

Our friend - skateboarding wunderkind and all around awesome human, Beatrice Domond - is back wearing the latest plaid series from our Fall 18 collection. We were lucky enough to catch up with the 25-year-old south Florida native in NYC – she’s been traveling and skateboarding all over the globe,...

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Oksana and Sasha

Meet our friends Oksana Todorova and her teenage daughter, Sasha. We spent an afternoon with Oksana and Sasha in pptheir East Village apartment – an eclectic place that also doubles as a modest workspace for Oksana who is a ceramicist and illustrator. Going by the moniker, OKS, she integrates life...

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Baby Tees

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Meryl Smith

Meet our friend Meryl Smith, a New York born, bred, and based artist. Her art is process oriented, using meticulous techniques and unconventional materials to create fantastical paintings, sculptures and drawings that celebrate the beauty of animals and nature. And often, her artwork goes beyond those mediums. She has collaborated...

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Eunice Lee

Meet Eunice Lee…friend of 6397 and Founder, Creative Director and owner of Unis, a lifestyle brand that is recognized as being one of the most important names in men’s fashion. A native New Yorker who graduated from Parsons School of Design, Eunice designed in the 90’s for brands such as...

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Pre-Fall 2018

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Vesper Wolfe

6397 would like you to meet Vesper Wolfe – stylist, photographer, and art director. A friend of 6397, we’re excited to feature Vesper’s self-portraits during her recent trip to the West Coast, wearing the latest arrivals from our Spring 18 collection. We had a chat with Vesper as she made...

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Becky Hudson

Becky Hudson - a traveler, artist, mother, friend and someone special that I've had the good fortune to meet. She is someone who makes everything beautiful - food, her home, what she chooses to wear…and more than anything else the time you spend with her. She's a magician of beauty! Becky grew...

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Lara Backmender

Lara Backmender is a stylist, mother and longtime friend of 6397. Here she’s wearing her picks from our Spring 18 collection. We hung out recently with Lara and her son Levi at her home in Brooklyn that she shares with her husband who is a photographer. Lara is from a...

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Clarissa Dalrymple

Art curator and dear friend of 6397, Clarissa Dalrymple, is back wearing her picks from Spring 18.  We caught up with Clarissa during her recent visit to our showroom: How did your friendship with Stella begin?I first met Stella many years ago through a mutual friend in the fashion industry...

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Vrn Powell

6397 would like you to meet Vrn Powell. She personifies our brand through her own personal style, but more importantly, through just who she is. We met Vrn through Brendon Babenzian, a close friend of 6397 and of Stella Ishii, founder of 6397. Brendon is Founder and Creative Director of...

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Manu

Manu in our latest arrivals from our Pre-Spring 18 collection.

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Julia Chiang

Julia Chiang - artist, mom of two, and friend of 6397 – wears her picks from our new Pre-Spring 18 collection. We hung out with Julia and her eldest daughter, Sunny, at her home in Brooklyn which she shares with her husband, artist Brian Donnelly, and their baby daughter Lee....

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Beatrice Domond

The skate scene is notoriously male-dominated, but 23-year-old skateboarder Beatrice domond is quickly making a name for herself. Hailing from a small town in south Florida, Beatrice picked up a skateboard at the tender age of five, and has been at it ever since. Beatrice’s skating prowess caught the attention...

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Manu Into the Sunset

Manu Kondo – skater and friend of 6397 – wears some of our latest arrivals from the Fall 17 collection.

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Camilla Downtown

The Royal Stewart tartan originated as a symbol of upper crust British society during the Victorian and Edwardian era. It’s association with the aristocracy led to the adoption of the Stewart tartan by the punk movement in 1970’s Britain, as a form of rebellion against the establishment and what it...

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Matt Swope x 6397

6397 is excited to present a series of customized, dip-dyed and hand-painted t-shirts - a collaboration between Matt Swope, artist and friend, and 6397. The friendship between Matt and Stella Ishii, founder of 6397, spans 32 years. It all started back in the Spring of 1985, when Stella was working...

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Clarissa Dalrymple: Our Friend and Muse

The worlds of fashion and art have always collided – two very different spheres of creative thought that have a kinship that is undeniably symbiotic and influential to each other. We can safely say that this describes the relationship between 6397 and British-born art curator Clarissa Dalrymple, who we’ve profiled...

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Church Street Boxing Gym

Female empowerment is important. At 6397, we provide wardrobe essentials for women who not only show strength through their personal style, but in their spirit and individuality. One’s style is a testament to our inner selves. Now more than ever, we are witnessing big changes in the way that society...

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