Contrary to the last news we heard about Andre 3000’s clothing line, Benjamin Bixby, the high-end luxury fashion line appeared to be expanding instead of downsizing. Andre Benjamin visited Holt Renfrew Bloor Street, to launch Benjamin Bixby menswear Spring 2009 collection on Tuesday. The line will be carried by the Toronto-based store.
Andre Benjamin said that his Benjamin Bixby clothing line is not necessarily troubled, but is currently “surviving”. About the same time last year, Andre said if his clothing line succeeds, he’ll leave Atlanta and will start living in the Big Apple. But we’re guessing he’s somewhere in between, right now, or maybe even reconsidering New York for Toronto. Aside from all the financial trouble stuff, we have to say that we actually love Benjamin Bixby’s preppy, late 1930’s look. Here are some of Benjamin Bixby’s Spring / Summer 2009 collection.
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About André 3000
André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly known as André), is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being part of hip-hop duo OutKast alongside fellow rapper Big Boi. As an actor, Benjamin has made appearances in a number of TV series and films, including Families, The Shield, Be Cool, Revolver, Semi-Pro, Four Brothers, and the leading role of Jimi Hendrix in All Is by My Side. In addition to music and acting, Benjamin has also been an active entrepreneur. In the spring of 2008, he launched a clothing line called Benjamin Bixby. He has also been an advocate for animal rights. He is also known for his work on the Cartoon Network animated series Class of 3000.