»it’s all about knowing where to stop« – going too far can be as bad as not going far enough. a quote that dramatically affected not only the design philosophy of johnny talbot and adrian runhof, but their life creed in general.
one of the "first questions" a designer is asked is “tell me about your customer” – well, you can learn a lot about the customer by just looking closely at the collection: cool, subtle, elegant, discrete ... every piece has a detail, a detail that might not be obvious at first glance, but once you find it, it’s what makes you fall in love. johnny talbot and adrian runhof have found over the years that their customers are precisely the same.
born 1964 in nashville tennessee, started his career as an electrical engineer, going from the pentagon to radio free europe in munich where his encounter with adrian runhof inspired him to throw in the engineering towel and pursue a career in fashion. johnny is the mastermind behind the intricate construction and mathematical precision of each and every talbot runhof piece.
born 1963 in mainz, germany, went to business school. the family business brought him in close and intense contact with fashion at a very early age. after completing his studies, he launched his first brand and worked as marketing and sales consultant for international fashion brands. exquisite fabrics are his absolute passion; adrian is the stylist overseeing all image and marketing aspects of the talbot runhof brand.