Kent Nielsen LLC is a privately owned apparel company based in Lake Forest, Illinois. Both Kent and the collection has been featured in Maxim, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Social, TimeOut, Daily Candy, the Chicago Sun Times, SOAK, Men's Book, Chicago Magazine, the Chicago Reader, Lucky, DNR and numerous television appearances. Kent Nielsen was selected and presented at the GenArt Fresh Faces of Fashion Chicago for 2005.
The line is carried in select boutiques nationwide.
Founder, president, and designer, Kent Nielsen grew up in Lake Forest, Illinois, graduating from Lake Forest High School and Loyola University (Chicago), earning a Bachelor of Arts in English in January 2001 after studying film at Columbia College, Chicago. Prior to forming Kent Nielsen LLC, he was active in the information technology industry. For more than four years, Kent held positions in both Internet and software development in a variety of business sectors and continues to offer website consulting and development services through another venture.