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Huge thanks to The Metro Man for letting us know about the interview he did with Kellan. You can read part of it below.
Kind and hardworking, two traits that aren’t common among the Hollywood crowd, with the exception to a few, including an individual I caught up with recently. KELLAN LUTZ, Model-turned-Actor-turned-Designer, recently invited me to check out + chat about his new Abbot + Main Spring/Summer ’14 collection. Some of you might already know him as Emmet Cullen from The Twilight Saga, and will soon see Lutz on the big screen as both Tarzan & Hercules, which makes complete sense since one of Kellan’s arms is equivalent to my entire body. [...]
TMM: How did the idea of starting a clothing brand come into play?
KL: For me, when we started this, it was all about comfort. That to me is key. You want to be comfortable in what you are wearing so you don’t have to think about what you are wearing. And as an actor doing the red carpet I would wear stuff like tight pants that just wasn’t me, and I would be thinking about it and I couldn’t express what I needed to express.
TMM: These fabrics are superb. Where did you find them?
KL: I pulled a lot of them from my closet. And also I was traveling the world doing these movies so I found some great stuff from Bulgaria, Indonesia and Munich and brought them home with me.