On the surface, Jerry Lorenzo is full of contradictions.

He grew up immersed in baseball but parlayed that into a career in fashion. He is deeply religious, but works in an industry plagued by vanity. His brand, Fear of God, was not built for mass-scale commercial success, but is tremendously successful. Lorenzo works with some of the biggest names and brands in fashion, but Fear of God remains wholly independent.

It doesn’t make sense, really. Lorenzo, however, has made sense of it, fashioning success in a unique way. It’s the modern fashion world, his way, on his terms.

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