All posts tagged: Ray Croft

Crew Love Apparel; Fashion, Hard Work, & the Voyage

Angel Tavarez and Raymond Croft both show no fear when it comes to expressing their love for both fashion and life. The two college friends combined their passions for all things unique and urban to create their thriving clothing line, Crew Love Apparel. Having only started 10 months ago, in April 2012, these two unquestionably stylish men put in incredible amounts of hard work to achieve their mutual dream of being successful designers. YHM wanted to find out where Angel and Ray are on their path to changing the fashion world and how they got there. YHM: Explain to us the process of creating Crew Love. What made you start designing? Angel Tavarez: I met my co-founder, Ray, through the EOF program (Educational Opportunity Fund) at Rutgers. We were just two guys interested in dressing up and looking good. I was in a couple of fashion shows, and I realized I really liked the idea of wearing nice clothes. Ray and I found a love for shopping in thrift stores. People started asking where we …