Frederick Kearney and David Lauterstein met in 1993 and fell in love before the end of the year. By 1994, they had started Nasty Pig and opened their first store under the name re:vision. New York City’s queer community quickly took notice of their groundbreaking take on fashion-meets-fetish sportswear. The queer press soon followed. Within less than a year they were featured on the cover of HX and in the pages of Next, the city’s premier nightlife magazines.

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