Benz in his studio.
Where do you see yourself in ten years?
At my desk, sketching spring 2021.
What are you currently reading?
Role Models, by John Waters. I’m a die-hard fan, and have been my whole life. I’ve read everything he’s ever written, and Role Models doesn’t disappoint. Hilarious!
What’s your favorite under-the-radar spot in NYC?
Karavas on West Fourth, for its burgers and jukebox.
What’s the most embarrassing song on your iPod?
“If You Could Read My Mind,” by Gordon Lightfoot. I listen to it all the time.
What fashion trend will we never see Chris Benz design?
Never say never, but I don’t prefer a jegging.
What’s something we’d be surprised to know about you?
I eat cheeseburgers every day, but I hate French fries.