After high school, Abdul Abasi joined the U.S. Army, where he worked on Apache attack helicopter–systems’ repair. Greg Rosborough played sports throughout his youth—his father was a basketball coach—and majored in business as an undergrad at the University of Arizona. The duo met at Fashion Institute of Technology in 2006 and went on to work in the fashion industry; Abdul at Engineered Garments and Greg as Polo Ralph Lauren. Over the years, they regularly met over coffee and developed their brand, which led to the birth of Abasi Rosborough.
Q&A with Abasi Rosborough
Nothing in their backgrounds would give one the impression that Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough, founders of the New York–based clothing label Abasi Rosborough, were destined to become fashion designers. ...