"When I did this there was nothing like that around, so people were just freaked out. Like, 'What the fuck is that?' This is a very thin line between absolutely awful and something of genius."
That's Koos van den Akker speaking, the Dutch fashion designer who created the famous "one of a kind" Cosby Sweater, as prominently worn by Mr. Bill Cosby in the popular '80s TV series, The Cosby Show . Vice visited the NYC-based avant garde clothier from Holland who's been going 40 years strong in the garment business, and boy, did he drop some head-turning quotes...
Koos on working with women: "I don't like fussing with women at all. That's why I'm never in the store. They need more a psychiatrist than a designer. "
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