"Carter Altman arrives at my apartment in New York’s East Village dressed wisely beyond his years. He wears a vintage Canadian tuxedo, a lived-in and roomy black overcoat, red leather shoes, and a brown crossbody bag ..."
“References like the sort-of brooding alt bands of the 2000s and Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow are both new and nostalgic—as is the music of Interpol..."
“An alum of Matthew Williams’s Alyx operation in Italy, American designer Carter Altman brings a similar subversion to tropes of U.S. style..."
“...The 22-year-old Carter Young designer, took the heroic masculinity of white style “icons” like Steve McQueen and Peter Fonda and transposed it in his presentation onto models of color (and either gender)..."
“I don’t think there really is a right time to start a business," Carter Altman said Monday before his presentation at the kickoff of New York Fashion Week..."
"Designer Carter Altman aimed to recontextualize classic American tropes for the 21st century..."
"Carter Young who showcased his craftsmanship skills in Fifties-inspired military uniform and military-style jackets and track jackets..."
"The clothes don’t seem trendy. Despite being made from old and existing fabrics, they don’t feel vintage. Rather, they are the kind of clothes that you seem to have always had somewhere..."
"The radical youth just want to wear a suit! Carter Altman is one month out of NYU and making precision suiting out of deadstock military fabric under the name Carter Young: handsome jackets with structured shoulders and loose, unfixed bodies on both men and women..."