Designer known for creating his eponymous label, Michael Bastian, as well as designing for international brand GANT.
He studied at Babson College in Massachusetts.
He was nominated for the prestigious CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year award in 2013, but lost to Thom Browne.
He was born in Lyons, New York.
He cited designer Michael Kors as one of his biggest inspirations.