Hometown: Saskatoon, SK
“I believe that a designer should be fantasizing every minute he is working with fabric. If you’re going to design something today, it’s got to be pure fantasy, to the point where someone can walk down the street living your fantasy.”
Biddell, as he is known, is a self-taught designer. He began making clothes as an overweight 15-year-old who had trouble shopping at his local mall. From skater gear to bridal gowns, Biddell’s self-described “Street Couture” has been featured in boutiques in Calgary, Vancouver, and Victoria. He describes his aesthetic as loud and clean—clothes that get noticed.
In addition to custom orders and creations for his Biddell line that he sells out of his shop The NuPlace, he works as a costume maker for film and television. Biddell says he is a true Leo and loves to be the centre of attention.
Vices: Slice is my vice.
Best outfit: Birthday suit.
Worst outfit: Birthday suit.
First celebrity crush: The Little Mermaid.
Current celebrity crushes: Justin Timberlake.
If you could be anyone for a day, it would be: Brian Bailey.
Dream job: Creative director at Balenciaga.
Worst nightmare: It happened the first night.
Favourite guilty pleasure movie: Clueless.
What's in your purse/manbag? Smokes, lighter, Discman, cell and keys.
Last movie that made you cry: King Kong.
I can't leave the house without: My music.
Most annoying traits: I talk a lot.
Your inspiration: My sister, Ali.
Favourite food: Sushi.
Favourite piece of clothing: Straw cap.
Favourite designer: Alexander McQueen.
Best song for sketching: Rebellion.
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