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Talking Top Tens: Dana Veraldi

Co-Founder, DEERDANA


Dana Veraldi is the brains behind DEERDANA, the NYC design collective behind sought after t-shirt collections featuring hand-drawn portraits of cultural tastemakers in music, film, fashion, sports, and art. With fans like Jay-Z, Oliver Theyskens, Ellen DeGeneres, and Justin Bieber, DEERDANA’s cult brand of tees has hit a larger than cult status. Follow Dana on Instagram and Twitter for more information or check out DEERDANA on Instagram and Twitter for tees you’ll want to add to your holiday wish list stat!

And more with Dana Veraldi…

Favorite Instagram account to follow:

@kevintekinel, my business partner, who has exquisite taste and the best sense of humor. 

Your greatest achievement:

Having Justin Bieber wear DEERDANA. I love him. He wore the Lil Wayne shirt

Your most recent culinary discovery and obsession:

Jon and Vinny’s in LA - everything is good. I wish I could go everyday! 

Your dream dinner party guest:

Go-to workout song on your most recent playlist:

At 9am each day, you are...

Horizontal with one eye open, wishing my cat could make me coffee. 

You decompress each day by:

Laying down surrounded by pillows. 

Your (real life) hero and why:

My mother - she is the most selfless, kind and fun person I know. 

The skill or sport you’re dying to learn:

Where does your credit card get the most use?